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Public Schedule for August 10, 2012


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
August 10, 2012

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton is on foreign travel to Accra, Ghana and Cotonou, Benin. 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.

9:45 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton attends the funeral service for the late President of Ghana John Atta Mills, in Accra, Ghana.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with the staff and families of Embassy Accra, in Accra, Ghana.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton meets with President of Benin Boni Yayi, in Cotonou, Benin.
(CAMERA SPRAY)

4:35 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton meets with the staff and families of Embassy Cotonou, in Cotonou, Benin.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

11:45 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:25 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks at the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) off-site meeting, at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

2:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides delivers remarks at Department of State CIO Susan Swart’s retirement ceremony, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus John Koenig, 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.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

2:15 p.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine meets with Department of Education Under Secretary Martha Kanter, 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 PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

Assistant Secretary Hammer attends a welcome reception in honor of Ambassador of Jamaica to the U.S. Stephen Vasciannie, at the Embassy of Jamaica.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

Assistant Secretary Hammer attends the Retirement Ceremony and Change of Office where Rear Admiral Dennis Moynihan will be relieved by Rear Admiral John Kirby as the U.S. Navy Chief of Information, at the Washington Navy Yard.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner participates in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor off-site meeting, at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR AMBASSADOR ERIC GOOSBY


Ambassador Goosby meets with U.S. Chargé d'Affaires at U.S. Embassy Nairobi Stephen Nolan and the U.S. Interagency PEPFAR Team, at the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on travel to Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, to participate in meetings on global criminal justice issues.

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

3:30 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer attends a White House event highlighting U.S. efforts to prevent and respond to gender-based violence globally.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

10:00 a.m.
Special Representative Lewis speaks with President of Sister Cities International Mary Kane.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Special Representative Lewis speaks with Chevron Corporation Counselor for International Strategy Jan Kalicki.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Special Representative Lewis speaks with Head of the New York Office of the UN Institute for Training and Research Yvonne Lodico.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

8:00 p.m.
Special Representative Pandith attends the White House Iftar Dinner.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN


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

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

There will be NO Daily Press Briefing



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