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Public Schedule for October 12, 2012


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
October 12, 2012

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FRIDAY OCTOBER 12, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:30 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with U.S. Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY FOLLOWING MEETING AT APPROX 10:35 AM)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 9:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access times for journalists and still photographers: 10:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


2:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks on democratic transitions in the Maghreb, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Secretary Clinton’s remarks will be streamed live on www.state.gov.
Pre set for video cameras: 12:00 p.m. from the K Street Entrance.
Final access for journalists and still photographers: 1:15 p.m. from the K Street Entrance.


DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:15 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with British Ambassador to the U.S. Sir Peter John Westmacott, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

2:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with USAID Deputy Administrator Don Steinberg, 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 to Tokyo, Japan, to participate in International Monetary Fund/World Bank meetings through October 14.

7:30 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats participates in the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan event, at the Tokyo American Club.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with U.S. Ambassador to Japan John Roos, at the U.S. Embassy Tokyo.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:30 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats attends an East Asian and Pacific Affairs Bureau Press Hub event: Wildlife Trafficking, at the U.S. Embassy Tokyo.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with the New Silk Road Select Finance Minister, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tokyo, Japan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:45 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats participates in the Deauville Partnership meeting led by U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, in Tokyo, Japan.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with the Japanese Deputy Foreign Minister Koji Tsuruoka, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tokyo, Japan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at The Institute of International Finance on “Global Outlooks and Risks,” at the Palace Hotel in Tokyo, Japan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:45 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with Indian Secretary of Economic Affairs Arvind Mayaram, at the State Delegation Room in Tokyo, Japan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

4:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine delivers remarks at the closing of the U.S.-Russia Presidential Bilateral Commission Sub-Working Group Meeting, at the Newseum in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

12:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall hosts a luncheon with regional ambassadors, Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Robert Blake and National Security Staff Director for Central Asia Nicholas Berliner, at the White House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Ambassador Marshall attends the Meridian Ball hosted by the Meridian International Center, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake attends a South and Central Asia Roundtable luncheon, at the White House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with David Whineray, Counselor and Head of the Political Section at the European Union Delegation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake attends the Global Media Forum Awards Ceremony, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

Assistant Secretary Brownfield is on foreign travel to the Dominican Republic to meet with President of the Dominican Republic Danilo Medina and senior law enforcement officials.
(media determined by host)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHIL GORDON


Assistant Secretary Gordon is on foreign travel to Geneva, Switzerland, to represent the U.S. in the Twenty-First Session of the Geneva Discussions on Georgia. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Hammer holds an on-the-record press briefing in Spanish on U.S. foreign policy issues, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONSULAR AFFAIRS JANICE JACOBS

9:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobs hosts the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Dialogue on Consular Issues, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends the swearing-in ceremony of Jay Anania, Ambassador-designate to Suriname, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL

Coordinator McCall participates in the U.S.-Russia Presidential Bilateral Commission Sub-Working Group Meeting, at the Newseum in Washington, DC.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

Assistant Secretary Posner leads the delegation of the Burma Human Rights Dialogue in Rangoon, Burma from October 10 through 18.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard is on foreign travel to Ottawa, Canada for the U.S.-Canada Humanitarian Consultation. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

Assistant Secretary Shapiro is on foreign travel to London and the Middle East through October 17.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Ambassador CdeBaca is on foreign travel through October 13 to Hong Kong and South Korea.

11:00 a.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca meets with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Director General for Human Rights, in Seoul, South Korea.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:30 p.m. LOCAL
Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Pastor Edward Byun and Professor Dosoung Choi, Vice President for Global Advancement at Handong Global University, in Seoul, South Korea.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:30 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca meets with U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Sung Kim, in Seoul, South Korea.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Goosby meets with U.S. Embassy staff, in Bujumbura, Burundi.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Verveer is on foreign travel in Deauville, France to deliver remarks at the 2012 Women’s Forum Global Meeting. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON


Special Representative Balderston attends the Meridian Global Leadership Summit, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH


Special Representative Pandith is on foreign travel in Tbilisi, Georgia; Paris, France; and New Delhi, Chennai, and Hyderabad, India. In Tbilisi she accepts an Honorary Doctorate at the International Black Sea University. In Paris she participates in a Women in Public Service Project symposium titled “Women’s Leadership: Public Service and Global Health.” In New Delhi, Chennai, and Hyderabad she engages in youth and civil society outreach and attends TEDxIndia.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

1:00 p.m. Daily Press Briefing with Spokesperson Victoria Nuland.



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