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Public Schedule for September 24, 2012


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
September 24, 2012

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 24, 2012


*For more information about media access to events at the United Nations, call the UN Office of Media Accreditation (212) 963-6934 or click here.

*The Department of State’s Office of Press Relations during UNGA will be based out of the Waldorf Astoria’s Suite 24M. The phone number is: (646) 264-0221.


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2012

SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:00 a.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks to the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, at the Sheraton Midtown Hotel in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information please contact Cassi Gritzmacher, Communications Coordinator, cassi.gritzmacher@clintonglobalinitiative.org

9:40 a.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the Department of State’s Global Philanthropy Working Group Launch, at the Sheraton Midtown Hotel in New York City.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR THE SECRETARY’S REMARKS)

11:00 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, in New York City.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

1:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Libyan President Mohamed Magariaf, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

2:45 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, in New York City.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

4:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the Equal Futures Partnership Launch, at the InterContinental Hotel in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras and still photographers: 1:30 p.m. from the 48th Street Entrance.
Final access for journalists: 3:15 p.m. from the 48th Street Entrance.


5:20 p.m. Secretary Clinton and President Obama meet with the staff of the United States Mission to the United Nations, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

7:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton attends a reception hosted by President Obama in honor of the 67th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

8:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

PM Secretary Clinton attends meetings with President Obama surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

11:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks at a program honoring surviving passengers of the MS St. Louis, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Final access time for press: 10:15 a.m. from the 21st Street entrance.

12:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with German State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Dr. Emily Haber, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends the International Peace Institute Ministerial Dinner in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES


Deputy Secretary Nides participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

3:00 p.m.
Administrator Shah attends the third annual Social Good Summit at UNICEF’s event “A Promise Renewed,” in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Administrator Shah co-hosts the launch event for the Better than Cash Alliance, at the Ford Foundation in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Administrator Shah attends the Ford Foundation’s event to celebrate the Half the Sky Movement, at the Ford Foundation in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

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

9:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Russian G8 Sherpa Aleksey Kvasov, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends a Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) discussion with President of the Gabonese Republic Ali Bongo Ondimba, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats keynotes the Indian Investment Forum luncheon, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats joins Secretary Clinton at the launch of the Equal Futures Partnership, in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends a reception in honor of Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

9:40 a.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine participates in the Global Philanthropy Working Group meeting, at the Sheraton Midtown Hotel in New York City.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED)

7:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine delivers remarks at the Congressional Partnership Program’s graduation dinner, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Under Secretary Otero participates in meetings and events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City, including events on water security and meetings on the Open Government Partnership (OGP), fragile states and states in transition, religion, foreign policy and youth, among others.

COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS

Counselor Mills participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

Ambassador Marshall participates in meetings and assists with events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

Assistant Secretary Blake participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with World Food Programme Executive Director Ertharin Cousin, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Glivania Oliveira, Brazilian Director of International Organizations, Minister Counselor, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer joins Secretary Clinton at the launch of the Equal Futures Partnership, at the InterContinental Hotel in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

Assistant Secretary Gordon participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

Assistant Secretary Hammer participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Hammer meets with members of the Council of Foreign Relations, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

Assistant Secretary Posner participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Koen Davidse, Director of the Multilateral Organizations and Human Rights Department of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Ambassador Le Hoai Trung, Director General of the Department of International Organizations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner participates in an NGO Roundtable, at the Baha’I International Center in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD


Assistant Secretary Richard participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

Assistant Secretary Stock is on foreign travel to Lusaka, Zambia, and Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa through September 29, to participate in activities focused on education, outreach to youth, opportunities for women and girls, entrepreneurship, civil society, travel and tourism, and literacy.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

Ambassador Benjamin participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND U.S. GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY

7:30 a.m.
Ambassador Goosby participates in a discussion with CEOs, government officials, and non-profit leaders on job creation in Africa on the sidelines of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:30 p.m. Ambassador Goosby participates in a CGI Annual Meeting breakout session on “Haiti: Lessons for the Future,” in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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


Ambassador Rapp participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

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

9:00 a.m. Ambassador Verveer participates in Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting sessions, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer joins Secretary Clinton at the launch of the Equal Futures Partnership, at the Intercontinental Hotel in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Ambassador Verveer participates in the “Half the Sky” New York premiere panel discussion with New York Times columnist Nick Kristof and President of the Ford Foundation Luis Ubiñas, at the Ford Foundation.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

8:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer delivers closing remarks at a “Women in Public Service” event at Barnard University.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON


Special Representative Kris Balderston is on domestic travel in New York City through September 28. Special Representative Balderston participates in the Global Philanthropy Working Group meeting on the sidelines of the Clinton Global Initiative(CGI) Annual Meeting. He also provides remarks at an event marking the Second Anniversary of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. Learn more about the Alliance.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

6:00 p.m.
Special Representative Pandith participates in a Women in Public Service Project event with Former Congresswoman Jane Harman, President Atifete Jahjaga of Kosovo, Former Finnish President Tarja Halonen, and Ambassador Verveer, at Barnard College.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

11:00 a.m.
Special Envoy Rosenthal hosts a program honoring surviving passengers of the MS St. Louis, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Final access time for press: 10:15 a.m. from the 21st Street entrance.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

Director Sullivan participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.
 



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