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January 15, 2013

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE

TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2013

SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

10:00 a.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister of Colombia Maria Angela Holguin Cuellar , at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)
Pre set for video cameras, journalists and still photographers: 9:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

11:30 a.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:05 p.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a U.S.-Liberia Partnership Dialogue signing ceremony with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR SIGNING AND STATEMENTS)
Pre set for video cameras: 11:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 11:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

12:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:50 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

12:00 p.m.
Deputy Nides meets with Export-Import Bank Chairman Fred Hochberg, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Deputy Nides meets with the senior budget team, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is on foreign travel in London through January 16 for the G-8 Political Directors meetings.

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

12:45 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats participates in the Joint (FASS) Political Directors meetings, in London, UK.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats participates in a FASS working dinner meeting, in London, UK.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Under Secretary Otero is on foreign travel to Chile, Peru, and Uruguay through January 19 to meet with government officials and civil society representatives on a range of issues, including on human rights, TIP, social inclusion, youth engagement, democracy promotion, and counternarcotics efforts. In Santiago, Chile, she participates in the Second Regional Latin America Conference of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), organized by the Government of Chile, and delivers keynote remarks at a Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Day of Action. In Montevideo, Uruguay, she attends the soft launch of Embassy Montevideo’s Youth Council.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

11:30 a.m. Ambassador Marshall assists with the visit, bilateral meeting and U.S.-Liberia Partnership Dialogue signing ceremony with the President of the Republic of Liberia, Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, at the Department of State.

4:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall hosts a farewell ceremony in honor of the departing Ambassador of Mexico, His Excellency Arturo Sarukhan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS RICK BARTON


Assistant Secretary Barton is on foreign travel to Honduras through January 18. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

Assistant Secretary Blake is on foreign travel to Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Germany through January 18.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

Assistant Secretary Brownfield chairs the second experts meeting on drug trafficking and organized crime in West Africa on the margins of the G8 Roma-Lyon Group meeting, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

Assistant Secretary Campbell is on foreign travel to Japan and Korea through January 17.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

11:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Carson participates in Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:05 p.m. Assistant Secretary Carson attends the U.S.-Liberia Partnership Dialogue signing ceremony with Secretary Clinton and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR SIGNING AND STATEMENTS)
Pre set for video cameras: 11:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 11:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

6:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez attends a reception in honor of the U.S.-EU Joint Committee, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer attends a farewell ceremony in honor of the departing Ambassador of Mexico, His Excellency Arturo Sarukhan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson is on foreign travel through January 18 to Spain, the United Kingdom, and Belgium to hold bilateral meetings and participate in consultations. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with Norwegian Director General for UN, Peace and Humanitarian Affairs Aud Lise Norheim, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with Congressman Rob Bishop, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Ambassador CdeBaca is on foreign travel to Geneva through January 17 as a member of the US Delegation to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

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

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

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

11:00 a.m.
Special Representative Lewis meets with Dr. Marc Weiss, Chairman and CEO of Global Urban Development (GUD), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with executives of the All Native Group, a Division of Ho-Chunk Inc., to discuss global outreach between tribal organizations, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Edward S. Verona, President and CEO of the U.S. Russia Business Council to discuss U.S. –Russia subnational engagements, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with George Hamilton, President of the Institute for Sustainable Studies, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Yvonne Lodico, Head of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

9:00 a.m.
Director Sullivan participates in Live at State, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
 



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