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Special Briefings: 2009



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December
-12/28/09  On-the-Record Briefing;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-12/23/09  On-the-Record Briefing;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-12/16/09  Briefing on Recent Travel to North Korea;  Special Representative for North Korea Policy Stephen W. Bosworth; Washington, DC
-12/11/09  Special Briefing by Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo A. Valenzuela;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Washington, DC
-12/07/09  Senior Administration Official On Special Representative Stephen Bosworth's Upcoming Trip to North Korea;  Senior Official Senior Department Official, Office of the Spokesman; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-12/04/09  Background Briefing At NATO Headquarters;  Senior Official Senior Department Official, Office of the Spokesman; NATO Headquarters; Brussels, Belgium
-12/04/09  Senior Administration Officials on Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan's Trip to D.C.; Washington, DC
-12/03/09  Three Senior Administration Officials On Recent Developments in Honduras;  Senior Official Senior Department Official, Office of the Spokesman; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-12/01/09  Special Briefing On the U.S. Commitment to Fight AIDS and the Launch of PEPFAR's New Five-Year Strategy;  U.S. Ambassador M.D. Eric Goosby, Global AIDS Coordinator; Washington, DC


November
-11/30/09  Briefing on the Honduran Elections;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Washington, DC
-11/27/09  Background Briefing With Senior Administration Officials on IAEA Board of Governors' Resolution on Iran; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-11/25/09  Briefing by Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell ;  Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell; Washington, DC
-11/23/09  Remarks to the Press;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/23/09  Special Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Recent Trip to Afghanistan and Pakistan;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
-11/20/09  Briefing by Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Michele Bond on National Adoption Day; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/10/09  Briefing on Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's Upcoming Trip to the Philippines;  Director of Maritime Southeast Asia Joseph Yun; Washington, DC
-11/04/09  Briefing on U.S.-EU Energy Council;  Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy Richard Morningstar; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-11/03/09  Briefing En Route Cairo;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Cairo, Egypt


October
-10/30/09  Recent Developments in Honduras;  Assistant Secretary Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-10/29/09  Briefing on the Situation in Honduras;  Assistant Secretary Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Via DVC from Tegucigalpa, Honduras; Tegucigalpa, Honduras
-10/26/09   Briefing on the Release of the 2009 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom;  Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Washington, DC
-10/26/09  Annual Report on International Religious Freedom ;  Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-10/26/09  Briefing on Progress Made in Civilian Hiring in Afghanistan;  Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources Jacob J. Lew; Washington, DC
-10/23/09  On-the-Record Briefing;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke; Washington, DC
-10/19/09  Background Briefing on Sudan;  Senior Department Official; Washington, DC
-10/02/09  Briefing by Assistant Secretary for International Organization Affairs Esther Brimmer; Washington, DC
-10/02/09  Special Briefing by Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer and Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues Stephen Rapp; State Department Briefing Room; Washington, DC
-10/01/09  Background Briefing on P5+1 Talks in Geneva; Geneva, Switzerland


September
-09/30/09  Background Briefing by Senior U.S. Officials on P5+1 Talks; Geneva, Switzerland
-09/28/09  Readout on Azerbaijan, Armenia and Turkey Meetings;  Assistant Secretary Philip H. Gordon, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/28/09  U.S. Policy Toward Burma;  Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-09/26/09  Briefing by Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Jeffrey Feltman;  Assistant Secretary Jeffrey D. Feltman, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; New York, NY
-09/26/09  U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Carlos Pascual and Mexican Ambassador to the United States Arturo Sarukhan; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; New York, NY
-09/25/09  Briefing by Chief of Staff and Counselor Cheryl Mills on Food Security; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; New York, NY
-09/25/09  Readout of Indian and Tajik Bilateral Meetings;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; New York, NY
-09/24/09  Briefing by Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees and Migration Eric Schwartz and USAID Acting Administrator for Africa Earl Gast;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; New York, NY
-09/24/09  Briefing by Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs P.J. Crowley;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; New York, NY
-09/23/09  Background Briefing on Burma;  Senior Department Official; Via Teleconference; New York, NY
-09/22/09  Briefing by Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell;  Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell; New York Foreign Press Center; New York, NY
-09/21/09  Briefing on the Administration's UNGA Goals and Priorities;  Assistant Secretary Esther Brimmer, Bureau of International Organization Affairs; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/21/09  Czech and Georgian Bilateral Meetings ;  Assistant Secretary Philip H. Gordon, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; New York, NY
-09/21/09  Korean Bilateral Meeting and Preview of the Japan Bilateral and Japan-Australia Trilateral Meetings at 2 p.m.;  Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; New York, NY
-09/21/09  Turkmenistan Bilateral Meeting;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel; New York, NY
-09/18/09  Special Briefing on September 17-18 Meeting of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate;  Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern; Washington, DC
-09/11/09  Briefing on Recent Trip to South Asia;  Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources Jacob J. Lew; Washington, DC
-09/03/09  Senior Administration Officials on Honduras; Via Teleconference


August
-08/28/09  Remarks to the Press ;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-08/25/09  Senior State Department Officials on Honduras;  Senior Department Official; Via Conference Call; Washington, DC
-08/21/09  On-The-Record Briefing;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Remarks to the Press; Washington, DC
-08/19/09  Refugee Issues;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
-08/18/09  Secretary Clinton's Meeting with Colombian Foreign Minister Jaime Bermúdez;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-08/14/09  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer on Gender-Based Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
-08/13/09  Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1874 on North Korea;  Coordinator for Implementation of UNSC Resolution 1874 Philip S. Goldberg; Washington, DC


July
-07/30/09  Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Upcoming Trip to Africa;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; Washington, DC
-07/29/09  Special Briefing by Ian Kelly;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly; Washington, DC
-07/29/09  Special Briefing on July 2009 Trip to Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Brussels ;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
-07/27/09  Briefing on the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue;  Director of the Office of China Affairs David Shear, Bureau of Public Affairs; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-07/17/09  Foreign Press Center Briefing by Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Philip J. Crowley ; Foreign Press Center Briefing Room; Washington, DC
-07/15/09  Background Briefing On North Korea; Bureau of Public Affairs; Background Briefing by Two Senior Administration Officials; Washington, DC
-07/15/09  Background Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Foreign Policy Speech at the Council on Foreign Relations; Bureau of Public Affairs; Background Briefing by Two Senior Administration Officials; Washington, DC
-07/15/09  Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Upcoming Trip to India and Thailand; Bureau of Public Affairs; Background Briefing by Two Senior Administration Officials; Washington, DC
-07/10/09  Briefing on Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review;  Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources Jacob J. Lew; Washington, DC
-07/08/09  Background Briefing on Interagency Delegation Meetings in China and Malaysia; Washington, DC
-07/05/09  Background Briefing on the Organization of American States Decision on Honduras; Background Briefing via teleconference; Washington, DC
-07/01/09  Background Briefing on the Situation in Honduras; Teleconference Background Briefing by Two Senior Department Officials; Washington, DC
-07/01/09  Special Briefing by Farah Pandith, Special Representative to Muslim Communities;  Farah Anwar Pandith; Special Representative to Muslim Communities; Washington, DC


June
-06/30/09  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer on Her Recent Visit to Afghanistan and the U.S. Commitment to Afghan Women;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
-06/28/09  Background Briefing on the Situation in Honduras; Teleconference Background Briefing by Two Senior Officials ; Washington, DC
-06/26/09  Background Briefing on U.S. Assistance to the Somalia Transitional Federal Government; Background Briefing by a Senior Department Official; Washington, DC
-06/23/09  Background Briefing on Upcoming OSCE Meeting in Corfu, Greece and G-8 Meeting in Trieste, Italy;  Senior Department Official; Background Briefing by a Senior Department Official; Washington, DC
-06/17/09  Current Status of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and Recent Travels; Special Envoy Scott Gration, Sudan; Washington, DC
-06/16/09  Briefing by Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell on His Recent Travel to the Region and Efforts Toward Achieving A Comprehensive Peace; Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell; Washington, DC
-06/16/09  Release of the Ninth Annual Trafficking in Persons Report;  Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons; Washington, DC
-06/10/09  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard C. Holbrooke On His Recent Travels to the Region; Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke; Washington, DC
-06/04/09  Remarks to the Press;  Department Spokesman Ian Kelly, Bureau of Public Affairs; On-The-Record Briefing; Washington, DC
-06/03/09  The OAS Ministerial in Honduras;  Assistant Secretary Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Briefing Via Teleconference; Washington, DC


May
-05/08/09  Promoting the Use of Renewable Energy Worldwide; Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs; Washington, DC


April
-04/30/09  Special Press Briefing and Release: Country Reports on Terrorism 2008; Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism Ronald D. Schlicher, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism; Washington, DC
-04/28/09  Special Briefing: Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate; Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs; Washington, DC
-04/22/09  Digital Video Conference With Members of the U.S. Delegation of New Media Technology Representatives Currently Traveling in Iraq; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-04/06/09  Upcoming Summit of the Americas; White House Advisor for the Summit of the Americas Jeffrey S. Davidow; Washington, DC


March
-03/13/09  Preview of President Barack Obama's Meeting With Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva;  Assistant Secretary Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; On-The-Record Briefing; Washington, DC
-03/07/09  Acting Assistant Secretary Feltman Briefs on Meetings With Syrian Officials; Acting Assistant Secretary Jeffrey D. Feltman, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; Via Teleconference; Damascus, Syria


February
-02/27/09  Special Briefing: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's Upcoming Travel to the Middle East and Europe; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC

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