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January 30, 2013

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2013

SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:45 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with the Management Team, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the signing of the “Declaration of Learning,” at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 9 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


10:45 a.m. Secretary Clinton holds a final town hall meeting with Department of State personnel, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton has lunch with President Obama in the Private Dining Room of The White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Mexican Foreign Secretary Jose Antonio Meade, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)
Pre set for video cameras: 1:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


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DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Eduardo Medina Mora, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

4:30 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 meets with Indian Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Pulok Chatterji, in New Delhi, India.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with Indian Deputy Planning Commission Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia, in New Delhi, India.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with Indian Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma, in New Delhi, India.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats attends a roundtable discussion with Economic journalist and editors hosted by Deputy Chief of Mission Donald Lu, in New Delhi, India.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks on regional economic integration co-hosted by FICCI and USIBC, in New Delhi, India.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with Indian Chief Economic Advisor Raghuram Rajan, in New Delhi, India.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:15 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with Indian Transportation Secretary Shri Chandrashekhar, in New Delhi, India.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at a young business leaders reception, in New Delhi, India.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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 the Middle East and North Africa region, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:00 a.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine hosts a CO.NX digital video conference with embassies in Europe, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine meets with visiting Brazilian Youth Ambassadors, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS CVOERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

10:45 a.m. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller speaks to the National Security Executive Leadership Seminar (NSELS), at the Foreign Service Institute in Arlington, Virginia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

10:00 a.m.
Ambassador Marshall participates in the signing ceremony for the Declaration of Learning hosted by Secretary Clinton in honor of the Inter-Agency Partners for Education, at the U.S. Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 9 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


12:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall hosts a State of the Administration briefing for members of the Diplomatic Corps featuring Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications at the White House, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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 AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON


Ambassador Carson is on foreign travel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend the African Union Summit and Donors Conference on Mali.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

11:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in a Direct Line call to discuss opportunities in Latvia’s IT and shared services sectors.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez hosts the Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy meeting in conjunction with Committee Chairman Theodore Kassinger, at the Department of State.
(OPEN TO REGISTERED MEDIA)

8:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Brazilian Ambassador to the U.S. Mauro Luiz Iecker Vieira, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer attends the signing ceremony for the Declaration of Learning hosted by Secretary Clinton in honor of the Inter-Agency Partners for Education, at the U.S. Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 9 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in Deputy Secretary Burns’ meeting with Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Eduardo Medina Mora, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a farewell lunch in honor of departing Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Arturo Sarukhan, in Washington.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Mexican Foreign Secretary Jose Antonio Meade, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

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 Kuwait to attend the International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria. Please click here for more information.

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

12:40 p.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca delivers keynote remarks at the Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium, sponsored by Deloitte, at Georgetown University
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:00 a.m. Ambassador Goosby meets with Chevron’s global health programs team, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Ambassador Goosby attends the David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture by Sir Mark Walport, the incoming chief science advisor to the British government, at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend official meetings regarding global criminal justice issues.

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

9: 00 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with Republic of Korea Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Director General Kim, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:30 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with Georgetown University’s Muslim Chaplain Imam Yahya Hendi, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with Liechtenstein Ambassador to the U.S. Claudia Fritsche, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with journalist and author of “The Dressmaker of Khair Khana” Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at the Partners in Peace and Security Panel Discussion on the First Anniversary of the U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security: Progress and Challenges, at the U.S. Institute for Peace. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

7:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer attends a dinner in honor of Ambassador of Singapore Ashok Kumar Mirpuri and Mrs. Gouri Mirpuri, at the Ambassador’s residence in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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.

7:00 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with Michele Sabban, President, Assembly of European Regions, Anne Hidalgo, First Deputy Mayor of Paris, and Hélène Conway-Mouret, Minister for French Nationals Abroad, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:00 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis attends the opening reception for participants in the Global Conference of Local Elected Women, in Paris, France.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
 



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