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Public Schedule for August 6, 2012


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
August 6, 2012

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE

MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 2012

SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON


Secretary Clinton is on foreign travel to Qunu, South Africa and Johannesburg, South Africa. Secretary Clinton is accompanied by Counselor Mills, Assistant Secretary Carson, Spokesperson Nuland, Director Sullivan, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs Grant Harris, and VADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., JCS. Please click here for more information.

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with Nelson Mandela, in Qunu, South Africa.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton attends the US-South Africa Business Partnership Summit, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

5:20 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with the staff and families of Embassy Pretoria and Consulate General Johannesburg, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BURNS

10:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends the swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Ambassador-Designate to Mongolia Piper Campbell, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with 118 U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative student leaders from the Middle East and North Africa, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES


10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides officiates the swearing in ceremony for the U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia Piper Campbell, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Under Secretary Hormats is on foreign travel through August 12 to South Africa to participate in the U.S.-South African Strategic Dialogue, serve as part of the U.S Chamber of Commerce’s business delegation and participate in the U.S.-South Africa Business Summit.

9:30 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats participates in a roundtable meeting with Brian Dames, CEO Eskom, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with members of the U.S.-South Africa Business Partnership, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

2:15 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with U.S. Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo James Entwistle, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Otero meets with Spain’s State Secretary for International Cooperation and Latin America Jesus Gracia, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS


Counselor Mills accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

Assistant Secretary Countryman participates in a roundtable discussion on nonproliferation with the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, California.
(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 Deputy Secretary of New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Gerard van Bohemen, and other members of the U.S. and New Zealand delegations to discuss the Ross Sea Region of Antarctica, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL

Coordinator McCall meets with Special Adviser on Global Youth Issues Zeenat Rahman, at the Department of State.

GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR AMBASSADOR ERIC GOOSBY

Ambassador Goosby visits a PEPFAR-funded health clinic, in Tembisa township, South Africa, and meets with South African National AIDS Council CEO Fareed Abdullah, in Pretoria, South Africa.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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


Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel to Arusha, Tanzania to participate in official meetings on global criminal justice issues.

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

11:00 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with MBA Women International CEO Gail Romero, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS


Special Representative Lewis is on foreign travel in Koror, Palau to promote subnational engagement.

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

2:30 p.m. Special Envoy Rosenthal briefs the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on trends that she has witnessed in Anti-Semitism while in her position, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

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

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:30 p.m. Off- Camera, on the record Daily Press Briefing with Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell.



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