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Public Schedule for May 4, 2012


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
May 4, 2012

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FRIDAY MAY 4, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton is in Beijing, China for the fourth joint meeting of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED). She is accompanied by Under Secretary Hormats, Under Secretary Sonenshine, Ambassador Marshall, Assistant Secretary Campbell, Assistant Secretary Posner, Assistant Secretary Stock, Ambassador Verveer, Special Representative Balderston, Special Representative Lewis, Coordinator Painter, Special Envoy Pascual, Special Envoy Stern, Special Envoy Princeton Lyman, Spokesperson Nuland, Director Sullivan, VADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., JCS, and White House Senior Director for Asian Affairs Dan Russel. Please click here for more information.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton participates in a CEO Roundtable, in Beijing, China.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with Chinese President Hu Jintao, in Beijing, China.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

11:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, in Beijing, China.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

12:50 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with State Councilor Liu Yandong, in Beijing, China.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

12:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton participates in the People-to-People Dialogue Plenary Session, in Beijing, China.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

1:20 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton attends a working lunch with State Councilor Liu Yandong, in Beijing, China.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

3:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton participates in the Strategic Track Plenary Session, in Beijing, China.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

5:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton delivers an S&ED joint press statement with Secretary Geithner, Vice Premier Wang Qishan and State Councilor Dai Bingguo, in Beijing, China.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:25 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton holds a press conference with Secretary Geithner, in Beijing, China.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

11:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Chief Economist Heidi Crebo-Rediker, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Director of Foreign Assistance Rob Goldberg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN


Under Secretary Sherman is on foreign travel in Berlin, Germany through May 4 for consultations on bilateral and regional issues with her counterparts and to speak at the Daimler U.S.-European Forum on Global Issues.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT ROBERT HORMATS

Under Secretary Hormats is on foreign travel in Beijing, China to participate in the 4th annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED). Please click here for more information.

8:15 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends a breakfast with economists on China’s macroeconomic situation, in Beijing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends the U.S. Business Roundtable, in Beijing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE


Under Secretary Sonenshine is on foreign travel in Beijing, China to lead the U.S. delegation to the 3rd annual U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE). Please click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR CIVILIAN SECURITY, DEMOCRACY, AND HUMAN RIGHTS MARIA OTERO

9:45 a.m. Under Secretary Otero delivers keynote remarks and participates in the Foreign Affairs Day, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER


Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on foreign travel to Ankara, Turkey and Vienna, Austria through May 4 to meet with counterparts and discuss conventional and nuclear arms control issues.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

Ambassador Marshall accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel in Beijing, China. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

Assistant Secretary Brimmer is on foreign travel in Tunis, Tunisia through May 6 to represent the U.S. at UNESCO’s World Press Freedom Day conference. Please click here for more information.

7:45 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer attends the World Press Freedom Day Evening Reception hosted by Google and Ministry of Culture, Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

Assistant Secretary Brownfield is on foreign travel in Afghanistan to meet with senior government officials.
(media determined by host)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

Assistant Secretary Campbell is on foreign travel in Beijing, China to participate in the 4th annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED). Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

10:15 am
Assistant Secretary Carson attends the American Foreign Service Association Memorial Plaque Ceremony in honor of Sharon Clark, at the Department of State.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED)

12:00 p.m. Ambassador Johnnie Carson delivers remarks at Foreign Affairs Day, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN


Assistant Secretary Countryman is on foreign travel to Vienna, Austria through May 5 to participate in the Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) meeting of Parties to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT).
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

Assistant Secretary Gordon is on foreign travel to Berlin, Germany and Madrid, Spain through May 8. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

9:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer deliver remarks at Foreign Affairs Day, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones meets with HHS, USAID, and DOD counterparts on international health issues, at the Pentagon.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD


Assistant Secretary Richard is on foreign travel to Switzerland, Iraq, and Jordan through May 10. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

Assistant Secretary Stock is on foreign travel in Beijing, China to participate in the 3rd annual U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE). Please click here for more information.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

Ambassador Benjamin is in New York City, New York to meet with United Nations Officials.

10:00 a.m. Ambassador Benjamin attends a meeting with the UN Security Council to discuss counterterrorism initiatives.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR AMBASSADOR ERIC GOOSBY


9:00 a.m. Ambassador Goosby meets with Dr. Roger Glass, Associate Director For Global Health Research at the National Institutes of Health to discuss the Medical Education Partnership Initiative, an interagency collaboration that supports medical institutions in sub-Saharan Africa, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

OFFICE OF GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE-STEPHEN RAPP

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in Ottawa, Ontario to attend official meetings regarding global criminal justice issues.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER

Ambassador Verveer is on foreign travel in Beijing, China through May 5 to attend the 4th annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) and 3rd annual U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE), where she will convene the 4th annual US-China Women’s Leadership and Exchange Dialogue. Please click here for more information.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

Special Representative Balderston is on foreign travel in Beijing, China to participate in the U.S.-China Joint Commission Meeting and present on the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. Special Representative Balderston will continue on to participate in events in South Africa and Ethiopia through May 12. Please click here for more information.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis is on foreign travel in Beijing, China to attend the 4th annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED). Please click here for more information.

10:00 a.m. Special Representative Lewis participates in the Strategic Track Plenary Session of the U.S. – China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, in Beijing, China.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

11:45 a.m.
Special Representative Lewis participates in the Consultation on People-to-People Exchange Plenary Session of the U.S. – China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, in Beijing, China.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:00 p.m. Special Representative Lewis discusses continued U.S.-China subnational engagement opportunities with the President of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries Ms. Li Xiaolin, in Beijing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Special Representative Lewis participates in the Subnational Education Dialogue with the Department of Education, a segment of the ongoing U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, in Beijing, China.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL ENVOY AND COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AFFAIRS CARLOS PASCUAL

Ambassador Pascual is on foreign travel in Beijing, China to attend the 4th annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED). Please click here for more information.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

Director Sullivan accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel. Please click here for more information.

PRESS SCHEDULE BRIEFING

12:30 p.m. Daily Press Briefing with Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner



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