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Special Briefings: 2010



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December
-12/23/10  Briefing on New START With the Russian Federation Via Teleconference;  Assistant Secretary Rose Gottemoeller, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance; Washington, DC
-12/17/10  Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) Telephone Briefing;  Director Anne-Marie Slaughter; Washington, DC
-12/15/10  Briefing on Release of the First Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR);  Director Anne-Marie Slaughter; Washington, DC
-12/15/10  Leveraging Networking Technologies to Impact Global Social Change; Foreign Press; New York, NY
-12/13/10  Recent Trip to Sudan;  Special Envoy to Sudan Scott Gration; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-12/10/10  Status of Preparations for the Southern Sudan Referendum;  Lead , Sudan Negotiation Support Unit Princeton Lyman; Special Briefing via teleconference; Washington, DC
-12/09/10  Briefing on Assistant Secretary Fernandez's Recent Travel to Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia, and the North Africa Partnership for Economic Opportunity (NAPEO);  Assistant Secretary Jose W. Fernandez, Bureau of Economic, Energy and Business Affairs; Washington, DC
-12/08/10  Daily Briefing at the 16th Session of the Conference of the Parties to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change ;  Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern; Cancun, Mexico
-12/07/10  WikiLeaks and Other Global Issues;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Foreign Press; New York, NY
-12/07/10  Daily Briefing at the 16th Session of the Conference of the Parties to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change ;  Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern; Cancun, Mexico
-12/06/10  Afghanistan: Regimental Combat Team-7 Operational Update; Washington, DC
-12/06/10  U.S. Government Efforts to Counter IEDs; Washington, DC
-12/06/10  Daily Briefing at the 16th Session of the Conference of the Parties to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change ;  Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern; Cancun, Mexico
-12/03/10  Counter Piracy Update; Washington, DC


November
-11/29/10  Daily Briefing at the 16th Session of the Conference of the Parties to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change; Deputy Special Envoy for Climate Change Jonathan Pershing; Cancun, Mexico
-11/23/10  Status of Haiti's Upcoming Elections; U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Kenneth H. Merten; Via Digital Videoconference; Washington, DC
-11/23/10  U.S. Support of the Southern Sudan Referendum; Office of the Spokesman; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-11/18/10  U.S. Government Strategy for Addressing the Cholera Outbreak in Haiti; Special Coordinator for Haiti Thomas C. Adams; Washington, DC
-11/08/10  Senior Administration Officials on Developments in Sudan;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Background Briefing via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-11/06/10  Press Briefing on the President's Visit to India; Air Force One en route Ramstein, Germany
-11/05/10  U.S. Assistance to Haiti Related to Hurricane Tomas and Cholera Outbreak; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-11/01/10  Briefing on International Adoption-Related Issues; Washington, DC


October
-10/29/10  Special Briefing on Trip to Afghanistan;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke; Washington, DC
-10/26/10  Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Upcoming Travel to the Asia-Pacific Region;  Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-10/22/10  Current State Of Affairs In Sudan And Challenges Leading Up To January 2011 Referenda On Self-Determination For Southern Sudan And Abyei (Key Points);  Special Envoy to Sudan Scott Gration; Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
-10/20/10  Briefing on Pending Major Arms Sale;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-10/12/10  Briefing on U.S. Flood Relief Assistance to Pakistan; Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Dan Feldman; Washington, DC
-10/11/10  Background Briefing En Route Sarajevo; En Route Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
-10/05/10  The Obama Administration's Support for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria;  U.S. Ambassador M.D. Eric Goosby, Global AIDS Coordinator; Teleconference Briefing; Washington, DC
-10/03/10  Briefing on Europe Travel Alert Via Teleconference;  Under Secretary for Management Patrick F. Kennedy; Washington, DC
-10/01/10  Background Briefing On the Upcoming Commerce Trade Mission in Iraq; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-10/01/10  Briefing on the U.S. Public Health Service STD Inoculation Study of 1946-1948 Via Teleconference;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Washington, DC


September
-09/30/10  Briefing on Iran Sanctions Act Implementation;  Deputy Secretary of State James B. Steinberg; Washington, DC
-09/27/10  Special Briefing on Meetings in New York City;  Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; New York City
-09/27/10  Remarks to the Press;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Via Teleconference; New York City, DC
-09/27/10  Remarks to the Press;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; New York City
-09/27/10  Special Briefing: Readout on the Secretary's Meeting with Indian External Affairs Minister Krishna;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Teleconference Briefing ; New York City , New York
-09/24/10  Briefing On the Range of UNGA Meetings Involving Middle East Issues;  Assistant Secretary Jeffrey D. Feltman, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs; New York City
-09/24/10  Remarks to the Press from UNGA;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; New York City
-09/23/10  U.S.-Zimbabwe Bilateral Meeting;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Susan D. Page, Bureau of African Affairs; Via Teleconference
-09/22/10  Briefing on the P-5+1 Ministerial Meeting by a Senior Administration Official Via Teleconference; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-09/22/10  Developments in Central Asia;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; New York City
-09/17/10  U.S. Goals and Priorities at UNGA;  Assistant Secretary Esther Brimmer, Bureau of International Organization Affairs; Washington, DC
-09/15/10  Briefing on Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks;  Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell; Jerusalem
-09/15/10  Special Envoy to Sudan Gration on His Recent Visit to Juba and Khartoum;  Special Envoy to Sudan Scott Gration; Washington, DC
-09/14/10  Briefing by Special Envoy for Middle East Peace Mitchell on Meetings with Israeli, Palestinian, and Egyptian Leaders; Sharm el-Sheik, Egypt
-09/13/10  Briefing En Route Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; En Route Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt
-09/02/10  Briefing by Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell on Middle East Peace Talks; Washington, DC
-09/01/10  Briefing on U.S. Government's Continued Efforts to Disrupt and Dismantle Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan;  Coordinator Daniel Benjamin, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism; Washington, DC


August
-08/20/10  Briefing on Middle East Peace Process;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-08/18/10  Briefing On Upcoming World Humanitarian Day;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
-08/06/10  Briefing On U.S. Relief to Pakistani Flood Victims; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-08/05/10  Briefing on the Release of Country Reports on Terrorism for 2009;  Coordinator Daniel Benjamin, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism; Washington, DC
-08/04/10  Briefing On Pakistan Flooding; USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah; Treaty Room; Washington, DC
-08/03/10  Briefing On the Release of the "To Walk the Earth in Safety" Annual Report;  Deputy Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs Thomas J. Masiello; Washington, DC


July
-07/27/10  Briefing On the African Union Summit;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; Via Teleconference; Kampala, Uganda
-07/23/10  Briefing on Assistant Secretary Valenzuela's Upcoming Travel;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-07/15/10  Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Upcoming Travel;  Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-07/14/10  U.S.-Vietnam 15th Anniversary Reception;  Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Marriott Wardman Park; Washington, DC
-07/13/10  Special Briefing On Upcoming Kabul Conference;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke; Washington, DC
-07/12/10  Update on Efforts in Haiti;  Counselor Cheryl Mills; Washington, DC
-07/08/10  Background Briefing on U.S.-Russia Relations; Via Conference Call; Washington, DC
-07/05/10  Background Briefing on the Vice President's Trip to Iraq; Baghdad, Iraq


June
-06/29/10  Special Briefing on the Secretary's Upcoming Travel;  Assistant Secretary Philip H. Gordon, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs; Washington, DC
-06/28/10  Briefing by Senior Administration Officials on the President's National Space Policy Via Teleconference; Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-06/18/10  World Refugee Day and Recent Travel to Australia, Thailand, and Laos;  Assistant Secretary Eric P. Schwartz, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Washington, DC
-06/15/10  U.S. Engagement With the ICC and the Outcome of the Recently Concluded Review Conference;  Legal Advisor U.S. Department of State Harold Hongju Koh; Washington, DC
-06/04/10  Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Upcoming Travel to Latin America and the Caribbean;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Washington, DC
-06/02/10  Briefing on the International Criminal Court Conference in Kampala, Uganda;  Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues Stephen J. Rapp; Via Teleconference; Kampala, Uganda
-06/02/10  Bureau of Consular Affairs Hurricane Preparedness Workshop; Via Teleconference


May
-05/28/10  Background Briefing on Nuclear Nonproliferation Efforts with Regard to Iran and the Brazil/Turkey Agreement; Via Conference Call; Washington, DC
-05/28/10  Briefing on U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue;  Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake, Jr., Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/24/10  Briefing on Trip to Indonesia;  Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero; Washington, DC
-05/19/10  Briefing on the Upcoming U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue;  Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/14/10  Briefing on Secretary Hillary Clinton's Upcoming Visit to the 2010 Shanghai Expo; U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman; Washington, DC
-05/14/10  Briefing on the U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue;  Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Washington, DC


April
-04/22/10  Celebration of 40th Anniversary of Earth Day;  Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero; Washington, DC
-04/16/10  On-the-Record-Briefing on Respective Trips to Afghanistan and Pakistan;  Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources Jacob J. Lew; Washington, DC
-04/14/10  Preview of the Energy and Climate Ministerial of the Americas;  Assistant Secretary Arturo Valenzuela, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Washington, DC
-04/14/10  U.S.-South Africa Strategic Dialogue;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Susan D. Page, Bureau of African Affairs; Washington, DC
-04/13/10  Press Briefing by Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications; Gary Samore, Senior White House Coordinator for WMD Counterterorrism and Arms Control; and Laura Holgate, Senior Director for WMD Terrorism and Threat Reduction; Washington Convention Center; Washington, DC
-04/12/10  Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs and Assistant to the President for Counterterrorism and Homeland Security John Brennan; Washington Convention Center; Washington, DC
-04/12/10  Press Briefing by Jeff Bader, NSC Senior Director for Asian Affairs; The White House; Washington, DC
-04/11/10  Press Briefing on the President's Bilateral Meetings and the Upcoming Nuclear Security Summit; The White House; Washington, DC
-04/11/10  Remarks to the Press at Conclusion of Rehearsal of Concept (ROC) Drill;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke; Kabul, Afghanistan
-04/09/10  Press Briefing To Preview the Nuclear Security Summit; The White House; Washington, DC
-04/06/10  Announcement of the Release of the Nuclear Posture Review;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-04/06/10  Briefing on Release of the Nuclear Posture Review;  Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Ellen Tauscher; Washington, DC


March
-03/30/10  Briefing On Results of the Iraq National Elections Via Digital Satellite; U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Christopher R. Hill; Washington, DC
-03/29/10  New START Treaty and the Obama Administration's Nonproliferation Agenda;  Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Ellen Tauscher; Washington, DC
-03/26/10  Announcement of the New START Treaty; James S. Brady Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
-03/23/10  Background Briefing En Route To Mexico City, Mexico; En Route Mexico City, Mexico
-03/12/10  U.S. Policy in Somalia;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; Washington, DC
-03/11/10  Briefing on International Women of Courage Awardees;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Washington, DC
-03/11/10  Briefing on the Release of the 2009 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices;  Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Washington, DC
-03/10/10  Remarks at the Ninth Annual Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Kennedy Center; Washington, DC
-03/09/10  Remarks to the Press;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-03/04/10  Recent Two-Week Trip to Chad, Sudan, Qatar and Rwanda;  Special Envoy to Sudan Scott Gration; Washington, DC
-03/03/10  Passport Day in the USA; Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services Brenda S. Sprague; Washington, DC
-03/02/10  Briefing by Special Representative Holbrooke on his Recent Trip to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Central Asia, Georgia and Germany;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke; Washington, DC
-03/01/10  Briefing on Release of the 2010 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR);  Assistant Secretary David T. Johnson, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Washington, DC
-03/01/10  Current Developments in Chile; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC


February
-02/23/10  The Future of NATO;  Permanent Representative to North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Ivo Daalder; Washington, DC
-02/18/10  Anti-Piracy Efforts; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas Countryman, Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-02/17/10  Briefing On Upcoming Iraqi Elections and U.S.-Iraqi Relations; U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Christopher R. Hill; Washington, DC
-02/12/10  Haiti Earthquake Relief - One Month Later; Washington, DC
-02/12/10  Situation in Haiti; U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Kenneth H. Merten; On-the-Record Briefing; Washington, DC
-02/10/10  Relief Efforts in Haiti; Press Briefing by Amb. Lucke and General Keen; U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
-02/05/10  Background Briefing on Northern Ireland;  Senior State Department Official; Washington, DC
-02/03/10  Briefing on Recent Trip to Afghanistan and Pakistan;  Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke; Washington, DC
-02/03/10  Preview to Annual Meeting of the President's Interagency Task Force To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons;  Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons; Washington, DC
-02/02/10  USAID Administrator Raj Shah and State Department Counselor Cheryl Mills On the Way Forward in Haiti;  Counselor Cheryl Mills; Washington, DC
-02/01/10  President's Proposal for the FY 2011 State Department Budget;  Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources Jacob J. Lew; Washington, DC


January
-01/29/10  Background Briefing on Asian Security;  Senior Official Senior Department Official; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-01/25/10  Briefing on Yemen;  Coordinator Daniel Benjamin, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism; Washington, DC
-01/25/10  On-the-Record Briefing En Route Montreal, Canada;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Montreal, Canada
-01/24/10  Teleconference Briefing on Relief Efforts in Haiti ;  Official Gordon Duguid, Bureau of Public Affairs; Via Teleconference from Haiti; Port-au-Prince, Haiti
-01/22/10  Briefing on Internet Freedom and 21st Century Statecraft;  Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Washington, DC
-01/21/10  Teleconference Briefing on Relief Efforts in Haiti;  Spokesman Gordon Duguid; Via Teleconference from Haiti
-01/19/10  Briefing on the 50th Anniversary of U.S.-Japan Alliance;  Assistant Secretary Kurt M. Campbell, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-01/17/10  Press Briefing by Conference Call on Relief Efforts in Haiti; Washington, DC
-01/15/10  On-The-Record Briefing: Remarks to the Press By Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs P.J. Crowley;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-01/15/10  On-The-Record-Briefing: State Department Counselor Cheryl Mills and USAID Administrator Raj Shah On the Situation in Haiti;  Counselor Cheryl Mills; Washington, DC
-01/15/10  On-the-Record Briefing on the Situation in Haiti;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Washington, DC
-01/14/10  Briefing On the Situation in Haiti;  Counselor Cheryl Mills; Washington, DC
-01/14/10  Remarks to the Press;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-01/13/10  Briefing on the Situation in Haiti;  Counselor Cheryl Mills; Washington, DC
-01/13/10  Remarks on The Situation in Haiti;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; Honolulu, Hawaii
-01/13/10  Remarks to the Press on the Earthquake in Haiti;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-01/11/10  Special Briefing on Sustaining Agriculture in Afghanistan; Nawa District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan
-01/07/10  Background Briefing Following Security Review;  Senior Department Official; Background Briefing by Senior State Department Officials following release of Security Review conducted after the failed Christmas terrorist attack; Washington, DC
-01/07/10  Remarks to the Press;  Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman; Washington, DC
-01/07/10  U.S. Government Agriculture Sector Programs in Afghanistan and Upcoming Travel to the Region; Washington, DC
-01/06/10  Background Briefing on Plans to Elevate and Strengthen Development as One of the Three Pillars of the Nation's Foreign Policy;  Senior Department Official; Teleconference Background Briefing by Two Senior State Department Officials; Washington, DC
-01/06/10  On-the-Record Briefing Previewing Secretary Clinton's Speech on Development Via Teleconference;  Director Policy Planning Staff Anne-Marie Slaughter; Washington, DC

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