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Public Schedule for June 27, 2012


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
June 27, 2012

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
WEDNESDAY JUNE 27, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton is on foreign travel to Helsinki, Finland. The Secretary is accompanied by Assistant Secretary Gordon, VADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., JCS, and Director Sullivan. Please click here for more information

11:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with President of Finland Sauli Niinisto, in Helsinki, Finland.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

12:15 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton meets with Prime Minister of Finland Jyrki Katainen, in Helsinki, Finland.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

1:00 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton participates in a working lunch with Foreign Minister of Finland Erkki Tuomioja, in Helsinki, Finland.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

2:10 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton participates in a signing ceremony for the General Security of Information Agreement and a joint press availability with Foreign Minister of Finland Erkki Tuomioja, in Helsinki, Finland.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

2:55 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton tours Marimekko Factory and Design Space, in Helsinki, Finland.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:55 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton participates in a Climate Clean Air Coalition and Green Embassy Event, in Helsinki, Finland.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:45 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton meets with the embassy staff and families of Embassy Helsinki, in Helsinki, Finland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS


10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with the Indo-U.S. Parliamentary Forum Delegation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:45 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns delivers opening remarks at the Department of State 2012 Caribbean-American Heritage Month Celebration, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

12:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides hosts a brown bag lunch with the Presidential Management Fellows, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with UK Ambassador to the U.S. Sir Peter Westmacott, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides drops by the reception on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowships, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

10:00 a.m. Administrator Shah swears in Peter Malnak, USAID Mission Director to Rwanda, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Administrator Shah meets with Michael Carroll, Acting USAID Inspector General, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

12:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with United Arab Emirates Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nuhyan, in McLean, Virginia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with Australian Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Beazley, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with James McGregor, Senior Counselor for APCO Worldwide in China, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

12:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Egyptian Ambassador to the U.S. Sameh Shoukry, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Sri Lanka Deputy Chief of Mission William Weinstein, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends the Semiconductor Industry Association’s Annual Salon Board Dinner, at the Hay Adams Hotel, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine hosts a live Q&A via Twitter, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine and Under Secretary Otero co-host a luncheon to discuss youth issues with foreign ambassadors, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

1:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero and Under Secretary Sonenshine co-host a luncheon to discuss youth issues with foreign ambassadors, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Otero participates in the US-Laos Bilateral Comprehensive Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER


Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller hosts the P5 Conference on Implementing the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) through June 29, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller delivers remarks at the P5 Conference Public Event, “Three Pillars for Peace and Security: Implementing the NPT,” at the Department of State.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

12:30 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall assists with the working visit of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates and Chairman of the Executive Council His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall delivers remarks about mentorship to the Running Start leadership program, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS RICK BARTON

Assistant Secretary Barton is on foreign travel through June 29 in Central America. Please click here for more information. For updates on Assistant Secretary Barton’s trip, please follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

Assistant Secretary Brownfield is on foreign travel in Peru as a member of the U.S. delegation to the International Conference of Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Heads of Specialized National Agencies Against the World Drug Problem, in Lima, Peru.
(media determined by host)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

12:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Campbell delivers the keynote address at the 2nd Annual Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) conference, at CSIS in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHIL GORDON


Assistant Secretary Gordon accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Chair of the Center for American Progress John Podesta to discuss a range of issues including post-harvest technology and development finance, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER


Assistant Secretary Hammer is on foreign travel in Rome, Italy, to meet with officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Italian journalists, and young political leaders.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson is on foreign travel through June 29 to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Please click here for more information.

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL

9:00 a.m. Coordinator McCall delivers remarks to Information Resource Officers at their annual conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Coordinator McCall attends a reception in honor of Information Resource Officers, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Congressman Jim McGovern, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD


Assistant Secretary Richard travels to Cleveland, Ohio and Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to meet with community stakeholders, local elected officials, resettled refugees and the local resettlement agencies that assist refugees. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

6:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock delivers remarks at the Opening Reception of the 2012 EducationUSA Forum, at the J.W. Marriott Hotel.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA

Ambassador CdeBaca is on foreign travel to Switzerland and Morocco.

GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR AMBASSADOR ERIC GOOSBY

Ambassador Goosby is on foreign travel in Haiti with Global Health Initiative Executive Director Lois Quam and representatives from the Global Fund. The delegation meets with the Haitian First Lady Sophia Martelly to discuss joint global-health collaboration, and participates in the signing of the Partnership Framework with the Government of Haiti, an important political milestone in the country’s reconstruction and health-system reform efforts.

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

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in Tripoli, Libya to participate in meetings on global criminal justice issues.

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

Ambassador Verveer is on foreign travel in St. Petersburg, Russia to participate in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Women and the Economy Forum.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

Special Representative Balderston is on foreign travel in Edinburgh, Scotland through June 29 to participate in the Ted Global 2012 Conference. Special Representative Balderston meets with private and public sector leaders to discuss opportunities for partnerships. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

3:00 p.m.
Special Representative Pandith delivers remarks to Running Start leadership program, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN


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

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:30 p.m. Daily Press Briefing with Spokesperson Victoria Nuland



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