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January 29, 2013

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2013

SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:30 a.m. Secretary Clinton holds a “Global Townterview” where she will engage with people around the world by interacting live with audience members from six international outlets as well as through Twitter, Skype, Facebook and YouTube, at the Newseum.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Please click here for information on how to view the livestream and for broadcast satellite coordinates.

12:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

5:15 p.m. Secretary Clinton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

5:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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

Under Secretary Hormats is on foreign travel to Agra and New Delhi, India from January 26 through 31. Under Secretary Hormats’ visit to India will highlight our efforts to expand and enhance the U.S.-India economic relationship, U.S. support for broader regional economic cooperation, and our engagement with India on environmental and conservation issues. Please click here for more information.

9:30 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats attends a briefing on press issues with Public Affairs Officer Walter Douglas and Embassy Spokesman Peter Vrooman, in New Delhi, India.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats attends a limited country team meeting, in New Delhi, India.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with ECON-coned officers, in New Delhi, India.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with Ministry of External Affairs Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai and other senior Government of India officials followed by lunch, in New Delhi, India.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats participates in a roundtable discussion with Indian and international environmental NGOs and nonprofit groups on wildlife trafficking issues, in New Delhi, India.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

8:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine hosts a CO.NX digital video conference with embassies in Africa, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine hosts a CO.NX digital video conference with embassies in the Western Hemisphere, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER


6:00 p.m. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller attends a Council on Foreign Relations event, “A Conversation with George Shultz,” in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON


Assistant Secretary Barton is on foreign travel from January 28 through February 1 to participate in the Development and Cooperation-EuropeAid, the European External Action Service, and NATO meetings in Brussels. Assistant Secretary Barton will co-host the Stabilization Leaders Forum with Lindy Cameron, the Director of the UK’s Stabilisation Unit. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Caroline Vandedrinck of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with the Ambassador of Spain to the U.S. Ramon Gil-Casares to discuss multilateral 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 a farewell lunch in honor of Argentine Ambassador to the U.S. Jorge Arguello, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL


Coordinator McCall attends the National Academy of Engineering and United States Institute of Peace Roundtable on Technology, Science and Peacebuilding, at the United States Institute of Peace.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard is on foreign travel in Jordan to discuss the humanitarian situation in and around Syria. Please click here for more information.

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

10:00 a.m.
Ambassador Goosby meets with Dr. Roger Glass, Director of the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in Pretoria, South Africa to participate in Justice Rapid Response conference on “Investigating Cases of Sexual and Gender-based Violence as International Crimes” and meet South African officials regarding global criminal justice issues.

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

2:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with Ambassador-designate to Lithuania Deborah McCarthy, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis is on foreign travel in Paris, France through February 1, where she will promote subnational engagement at the Global Conference on Local Elected Women. Please click here for more information.
 



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