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Public Schedule for December 20, 2012


Public Schedule
Washington, DC
December 20, 2012

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012

SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton has no public events.

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS & DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

8:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns & Deputy Secretary Nides testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY SFRC)

1:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns & Deputy Secretary Nides testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HFAC)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

12:00 p.m.
Administrator Shah meets with the Sudan Caucus. Please click here and here for more information or contact USAIDpressOfficers@usaid.gov.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

8:15 a.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai and delegation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:30 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats holds a conference call with U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Anne Patterson.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats holds a conference call with Egyptian Deputy Minister of Finance Hany Kadry Dimian, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Dean Garfield, President and CEO, Information Technology Industry Council and Danielle Kriz, Director, Global Cyber Security Policy, and CEOs of TIA & USIBC, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

10:00 a.m. Ambassador Marshall hosts a reception in honor of departing Ambassador of the Republic of Uganda, H.E. Perezi Karukubiro Kamunanwire, and Mrs. Carolyn Hubbard Kamunanwire, at the Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS RICK BARTON

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

Assistant Secretary Brownfield is on foreign travel in China through December 19 to meet with senior government officials.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

8:00 p.m
. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with members of the Council of the Americas, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Douglas Farah, Senior Fellow at the International Assessment and Strategy Center and Adjunct Fellow of the Americas Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Simon Rosenberg, President of the New Democrat Network, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER


Assistant Secretary Posner is on foreign travel to Brussels, Belgium.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro meets with Australian Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Beazley, at the Department of State.
(CLOSS PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:00 a.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Uzbekistan’s Ambassador to the U.S. Ambassador Ilhom Nematov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Ambassador CdeBaca attends the INTERPOL Washington Installation Ceremony, at the Department of Justice.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE)

12:00 p.m. Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Korean Ambassador to the U.S. Ambassador Choi Young-jin, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:00 a.m. Ambassador Verveer holds a conference call with U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Robert Beecroft, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with Congolese human rights activist and Panzi Hospital founder Dr. Denis Mukwege, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at an NGO roundtable with recipients of the Department of State’s Iraqi Women’s Democracy Initiative and War Widows Funds, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

3:00 p.m.
Special Representative Lewis meets with Mr. Eduardo Chaillo, Executive Director of the Meeting Industry for Mexico Tourism Board and Antonio Ortiz Mena Lopez Negrete, Economic Affairs Attaché, Embassy of Mexico to the U.S., at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Special Representative Lewis speaks with Dr. Vivia Fowler, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Wesleyan College and Stephen Farr, Vice President for Enrollment Services, Wesleyan College.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

3:00 p.m. Director Sullivan meets with Australian Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Beazley, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
 



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