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2014


September
-09/18/14  Background Briefing on P5+1Talks; Foreign Press Center; New York City
-09/13/14  Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to Cairo, Egypt; En Route to Cairo, Egypt
-09/12/14  Background Briefing En Route to Ankara, Turkey; En Route to Ankara, Turkey
-09/10/14  Background Briefing on Previewing Secretary Kerry's Trip to Jeddah; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-09/09/14  Background Briefing Previewing Secretary Kerry's Trip to Iraq; Via Teleconference


August
-08/11/14  Background Briefing En Route to Sydney, Australia; En Route to Sydney, Australia
-08/10/14  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Participation in ASEAN; Office of the Spokesperson; Naypyitaw, Burma
-08/06/14  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Kabul, Afghanistan; En Route to Kabul, Afghanistan
-08/05/14  U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit - Civil Society Forum; Washington, DC
-08/01/14  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi; New Delhi, India
-08/01/14  Background Briefing on the Humanitarian Cease-fire in Gaza; Office of the Spokesperson; New Delhi, India
-08/01/14  Background Briefing: On the Situation in Gaza; Senior State Department Official; En route to Ramstein, Germany


July
-07/29/14  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to India; En Route to India
-07/28/14  Remarks on the Release of the 2013 Report on International Religious Freedom;  Assistant Secretary Tom Malinowski, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
-07/21/14  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Cairo, Egypt; En Route to Cairo, Egypt
-07/18/14  Briefing on Iran Nuclear Negotiations; Washington, DC
-07/14/14  Background Briefing on Afghanistan Elections; Washington, DC
-07/13/14  Background Briefing on Meetings in Kabul; En Route to Vienna, Austria
-07/12/14  Background Briefing on P5+1 Negotiations; Vienna, Austria
-07/11/14  Background Briefing on Afghanistan; Kabul, Afghanistan
-07/11/14  Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to Afghanistan; En Route to Kabul, Afghanistan
-07/09/14  Senior State Department Officials on the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue; Beijing, China
-07/08/14  Senior State Department and Treasury Officials on the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue; Beijing, China
-07/07/14  Background Briefing on the Strategic and Economic Dialogue; En Route to Beijing, China
-07/03/14  Background Briefing on the P5+1/Iran Discussions; Via Teleconference
-07/01/14  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Panama; En Route to Panama


June
-06/28/14  Readout of Secretary Kerry's Meetings With Syrian Opposition Council President Ahmad Jarba, Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, and Call With Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Masoud Barzani; En Route to Shannon, Ireland
-06/26/14  Background Briefing: Readout of Secretary Kerry's Meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal, Emirati Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed, and Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh; Paris, France
-06/26/14  Secretary Kerry's Meetings with Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri And Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman; Paris, France
-06/22/14  Background Briefing in Amman, Jordan; Amman, Jordan
-06/21/14  Background Briefing En Route to Cairo, Egypt; En Route to Cairo, Egypt
-06/20/14  Background Briefing on P5+1 Talks; Vienna, Austria
-06/20/14  Background Briefing on Ukraine; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-06/20/14  Briefing on the Trafficking in Persons Report 2014;  Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons; Via Teleconference
-06/16/14  Background Briefing on P5+1 Talks; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-06/12/14  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to London; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC


May
-05/21/14  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Mexico City; En Route To Mexico City, Mexico
-05/17/14  Briefing From Paris, France;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman; Paris, France
-05/16/14  Background Briefing on P5+1 Talks; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-05/15/14  Background Briefing on Ukraine; London, United Kingdom
-05/14/14  Background Briefing on the Situation in West Africa; Via Teleconference
-05/13/14  Background Briefing on P5+1 Talks; Office of the Spokesperson; Vienna, Austria
-05/13/14  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to London; Via Teleconference
-05/06/14  Background Briefing on South Sudan; Via Teleconference
-05/05/14  Background Briefing on Syria; Via Teleconference
-05/04/14  Briefing on the D.R.C.;  Special Envoy for the Great Lakes and the Democratic Republic of the Congo Russell D. Feingold; Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
-05/03/14  Background Briefing Following the Secretary's Visit to Ethiopia; En Route, Congo (Kinshasa)


April
-04/30/14  Briefing: Country Reports on Terrorism 2013;  Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Tina S. Kaidanow; Washington, DC
-04/29/14  Background Briefing Previewing Secretary Kerry's Trip to Ethiopia, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Angola; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/18/14  Background Briefing on the Review of the Presidential Permit Application for the Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline Project; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-04/16/14  Background Briefing on Secretary's Travel to Geneva; Office of the Spokesperson; En Route Geneva, Switzerland
-04/09/14  Background Briefing on P5+1 Talks; Office of the Spokesperson; Vienna, Austria
-04/04/14  Background Briefing on the Upcoming P5+1 Talks on Iran's Nuclear Program; Via Teleconference


March
-03/19/14  Background Briefing on EU Coordinated P5+1-Iran Negotiations; Vienna, Austria
-03/14/14  Background Briefing on Next Week's EU-Coordinated P5+1 Talks With Iran; Via Teleconference
-03/14/14  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to London; En Route to London, United Kingdom
-03/14/14  Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to London; Senior State Department Official; London, United Kingdom
-03/04/14  Background Briefing on the President's FY15 Budget Proposal for the U.S. Department of State and USAID; Via Teleconference
-03/04/14  Background Briefing: Preview of Secretary of State John Kerry's Travel to Paris and Rome; Washington, DC
-03/02/14  Briefing on the Situation in Ukraine; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC


February
-02/21/14  Situation in Ukraine; Via Teleconference
-02/20/14  Background Briefing on P5+1 Talks; Vienna, Austria
-02/19/14  Background Briefing on the Situation in Ukraine; Via Teleconference
-02/18/14  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Tunisia; En Route to Tunis, Tunisia
-02/17/14  Background Briefing on P5+1 Talks with Iran; Office of the Spokesperson; Vienna, Austria
-02/14/14  Background Briefing on Syria; U.S. Mission in Geneva; Geneva, Switzerland
-02/13/14  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Republic of Korea, China, and Indonesia; En Route Seoul, South Korea


January
-01/31/14  Background Briefing on Geneva II Process and the Overall Situation in Syria; Via teleconference; Washington, DC
-01/30/14  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Berlin and Munich, Germany; Via Teleconference
-01/24/14  Background Briefing on Security at the Sochi Olympics; Office of the Spokesperson; Teleconference
-01/20/14  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Travel to Montreux and Davos, Switzerland; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-01/20/14  Briefing on Iran and Implementation of the Joint Plan of Action; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-01/13/14  Background Briefing on the Implementation Plan of the P5+1 and Iran's First Step Nuclear Agreement; Via teleconference; Washington, DC
-01/10/14  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Paris and Kuwait City; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-01/06/14  Background Briefing: Senior State Department Officials; Office of the Spokesperson; ERT Washington, DC
-01/02/14  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Jerusalem and Ramallah; Via Teleconference

2013


December
-12/18/13  Sochi and LGBT Rights in the White House Press Briefing; Spokesperson Jay Carney; Washington, DC
-12/13/13  Background Briefing En Route Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Office of the Spokesperson; En Route Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
-12/05/13  Background Briefing on the NATO-Russia Meeting; En Route to Chisinau, Moldova
-12/03/13  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Belgium and Moldova; En Route to Brussels, Belgium


November
-11/13/13  Background Briefing on Designation of Boko Haram and Ansaru as Foreign Terrorist Organizations and as Specially Designated Global Terrorists; Via Teleconference
-11/13/13  Background Briefing on U.S. Assistance to the Philippines; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-11/06/13  Background Briefing: Previewing Iran P5+1 Talks; Geneva, Switzerland
-11/06/13  Briefing On the Kampala Talks and the Situation in the Great Lakes Region;  Special Envoy for the Great Lakes and the Democratic Republic of the Congo Russell D. Feingold; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-11/05/13  Background Briefing: U.S. Officials on Syria; Geneva, Switzerland
-11/03/13  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Meetings in Cairo, Egypt; En Route Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
-11/01/13  Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to the Middle East; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC


October
-10/30/13  Background Briefing: Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki's Visit to Washington and the U.S.-Iraq Bilateral Relationship Under the Strategic Framework Agreement; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-10/21/13  Briefing on Previewing the London 11 Meeting; London, United Kingdom
-10/16/13  Background Briefing on P5+1 Negotiations; Geneva, Switzerland
-10/14/13  Background Briefing on P5+1 Negotiations; Geneva, Switzerland
-10/12/13  Background Briefing: Senior State Department Officials and Senior Administration Official on Bilateral Security Agreement; ERT London, England
-10/11/13  Background Briefing Previewing Secretary Kerry's Trip to Kabul, Afghanistan; En route to Kabul, Afghanistan
-10/10/13  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Meetings in Brunei; En route to Malaysia
-10/09/13  Background Briefing En Route Brunei; En Route Brunei
-10/09/13  Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials on U.S. Assistance to Egypt; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-10/08/13  Background Briefing on the Trans-Pacific Partnership; Bali, Indonesia
-10/03/13  Background Briefing on the Joint Statement of the Security Consultative Committee; Tokyo, Japan
-10/02/13  Preview of Secretary's Trip to Japan; En Route to Tokyo, Japan


September
-09/26/13  Read Out of Secretary Kerry's Bilateral Meeting With Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif; New York City
-09/26/13  Read Out of Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi; New York City
-09/26/13  Read Out of the P-5+1 Ministerial; New York City
-09/25/13  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Bilateral Meetings With Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius; New York City
-09/24/13  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Bilateral Meeting With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov; New York City
-09/24/13  Read Out of Secretary Kerry's Bilateral Meeting With Syrian Opposition Coalition Chairman Ahmed Assi al-Jarba; New York City
-09/22/13  Background Briefing Reading Out Bilateral Meetings With Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy, UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed, Jordanian King Abdullah and Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisals; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/14/13  Background Briefing in Geneva; Geneva, Switzerland
-09/11/13  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Trip to Geneva; En Route Geneva, Switzerland
-09/06/13  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Visit to Vilnius, Lithuania; En Route Vilnius, Lithuania


August
-08/29/13  Press Briefing by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest; Washington, DC
-08/15/13  Background Briefing on U.S.-Iraq Political and Diplomatic JCC Meeting and the U.S.-Iraq Bilateral Relationship Under the Strategic Framework Agreement; Washington, DC
-08/09/13  Background Briefing on U.S.-Russia 2+2 Meeting Via Teleconference; Washington, DC


July
-07/31/13  Background Briefing Prior to Secretary Kerry's Visit to Islamabad, Pakistan; En Route Islamabad, Pakistan
-07/30/13  Background Briefing on Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks; Washington, DC
-07/15/13  Senior State Department Official On Secretary Kerry's Trip To Amman, Jordan; Washington, DC
-07/12/13  LGBT Rights in the White House Daily Press Briefing; James S. Brady Press Briefing Room; Washington, DC
-07/11/13  Senior Administration Officials On the First Day of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue and U.S.-China Relations; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-07/08/13  Background Briefing on the Upcoming Strategic and Economic Dialogue and U.S.-China Relations; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC


June
-06/20/13  Senior State Department Officials Previewing the First Portion of the Secretary's Trip to Qatar, India, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait From June 21-26, 2013; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-06/19/13  Briefing on the 2013 Trafficking in Persons Report;  Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-06/12/13  Background Briefing on Easing of U.S. Economic Sanctions In Support of the Syrian People; Washington, DC
-06/04/13  Background Briefing en Route to Guatemala; En Route to Guatemala


May
-05/31/13  Background Briefing By Senior Administration Officials On Iran, the IRGC, and Hezbollah's Increased Terrorist Activity Worldwide; Via Teleconference
-05/22/13  Background Briefing by a Senior State Department Official; Amman, Jordan
-05/21/13  Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to Amman; Via Teleconference
-05/20/13  Release of the 2012 International Religious Freedom Report;  Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Suzan Johnson Cook; Washington, DC
-05/13/13  Assistant Secretary Brownfield and NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly Regarding Police Week Events;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/06/13  Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to Russia; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-05/02/13  Background Briefing on the Administration's Policies Toward Burma Sanctions; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC


April
-04/22/13  Background Briefing on the NATO Ministerial; The Hotel; Brussels, Belgium
-04/21/13  Background Briefing on Syria; Office of the Spokesperson; The Conrad Hotel; Istanbul, Turkey
-04/19/13  Background Briefing en Route to Istanbul, Turkey; Office of the Spokesperson; en Route to Istanbul, Turkey
-04/19/13  Remarks on the Release of the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012; Acting Assistant Secretary Uzra Zeya, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Washington, DC
-04/12/13  Background Brieing on the Administration's Implementation of the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-04/11/13  Background Briefing En Route Seoul, Korea; Seoul, South Korea
-04/10/13  Background Briefing on the President's FY2014 Budget Proposal; Washington, DC
-04/03/13  Background Briefing on Upcoming P5+1 Talks in Almaty, Kazakhstan; Via Teleconference
-04/03/13  Expansion of the War Crimes Rewards Program;  Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues Stephen J. Rapp; Washington, DC


March
-03/25/13  Background Briefing: Senior Administration Officials; En Route To Kabul
-03/24/13  Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Visit to Iraq; Amman, Jordan
-03/06/13  Background Briefing on the Situation in Venezuela; Via Teleconference
-03/02/13  Background Briefing En Route to Cairo, Egypt; Cairo, Egypt
-03/01/13  Background Briefing: En Route to Turkey; En Route to Ankara, Turkey
-03/01/13  Briefing on U.S. State Department's Release of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact State for Keystone XL;  Assistant Secretary Kerri-Ann Jones, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC


February
-02/28/13  Background Briefing on Additional Nonlethal Assistance to Syria; Hotel Excelsior; Rome, Italy
-02/24/13  Background Briefing on Secretary of State Kerry's Trip to Great Britain, Germany, and France; En route London, United Kingdom
-02/24/13  Background Briefing on Syria; En route London, United Kingdom
-02/06/13  U.S. Humanitarian Response to the Crisis in Syria;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC


January
-01/16/13  Background Briefing on Africa; Washington, DC

Special Briefings: 2012


December
-12/19/12  Briefing on the Accountability Review Board Report; Deputy Secretary William J. Burns; Washington, DC
-12/11/12  Senior Administration Officials on Terrorist Designations of the al-Nusrah Front as an Alias for al-Qaida in Iraq; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-12/06/12  Development and Progress of the World Conference on International Telecommunications Currently Being Held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates Until December 14, 2012;  Ambassador U.S. Head of Delegation, World Conference on International Telecommunications Terry Kramer; Via Teleconference
-12/03/12  Background Briefing: Senior State Department Officials En Route to Prague; En Route to Prague, Czech Republic


November
-11/29/12  Preview of the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT);  Ambassador U.S. Head of Delegation, World Conference on International Telecommunications Terry Kramer; Via Teleconference
-11/20/12  Press Background Call on the One-Year Anniversary of the Release of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry Report; Senior Administration Official; Washington, DC
-11/17/12  Background Briefing With a Senior State Department Official; St. Regis Hotel; Singapore
-11/11/12  Background Briefing En Route to Perth, Australia; Office of the Spokesperson; En Route to Perth, Australia


October
-10/28/12  Background Briefing En Route to Algiers; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/26/12  Background Briefing; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-10/22/12  Background Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Visit to Cap Haitien; En Route Caracol, Haiti
-10/15/12  Background Briefing Prior to the Secretary's Visit to Lima; Senior Administration Official, Office of the Spokesperson; En Route Lima, Peru
-10/12/12  On-Camera Press Briefing in Spanish;  Assistant Secretary Michael A. Hammer, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-10/11/12  Spanish Twitter Briefing - October 11, 2012;  Assistant Secretary Michael A. Hammer, Bureau of Public Affairs; Questions from Twitter; Washington, DC
-10/10/12  On-The-Record Briefing by Under Secretary Kennedy;  Under Secretary for Management Patrick F. Kennedy; Washington, DC


September
-09/28/12  Background Briefing on an Announcement Regarding the Mujahedin-e Khalq; Via Teleconference
-09/28/12  Background Briefing: Readout of the Secretary's Meeting With Japanese Foreign Mininster Koichiro Gemba and Korean Foreign Minister Kim Sung-hwan; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/28/12  Inside the State Department: UN General Assembly Week - September 28, 2012;  Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; New York, NY
-09/28/12  Senior Administration Officials Preview of the U.S.-GCC Strategic Cooperation Forum; New York City, DC
-09/27/12  Background Briefing Previewing the Ad Hoc Ministerial Meeting on Syria; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/27/12  Background Briefing: Readout of the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/27/12  Background Briefing: Readout of the Secretary's Meeting With Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi;  Senior Department Official, Office of the Spokesperson; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/27/12  Background Briefing: Readout on the United Nations Security Council P-5+1 Ministerial; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/27/12  Inside the State Department: UN General Assembly Week - September 27, 2012;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; New York, NY
-09/27/12  Senior State Department Official Previewing the Central American Ministerial; New York, NY
-09/27/12  Senior State Department Official Previewing the Connecting the Americas 2022 Event; New York, NY
-09/26/12  Background Briefing on Readout of the G8 New Alliance Event and Preview of the Secretary's Participation in the Feed the Future: Partnering With Civil Society Event; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/26/12  Background Briefing on the Secretary's Bilateral Meetings With Jordanian King Abdullah II and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/26/12  Background Briefing on the Secretary's Meetings With Burmese President Thein Sein, Congolese President Joseph Kabila and Rwandan President Paul Kagame; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/26/12  Inside the State Department: UN General Assembly Week - September 26, 2012; USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah; New York, NY
-09/26/12  Senior State Department Official Previewing the Haiti Partners Ministerial; New York , NY
-09/26/12  Senior State Department Official on Secretary Clinton's Meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu; New York , NY
-09/25/12  Background Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Bilateral Meetings With Lebanese Prime Minister Miqati and UN Secretary General's Special Representative for Syria Brahimi;  Senior Department Official, Office of the Spokesperson; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/25/12  Background Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Meetings With Iraqi Vice President al-Khuzai, Arab League Secretary General Elaraby, and Yemeni President Hadi; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/25/12  Readout of the Secretary's Meetings With Belgian Foreign Minister Reynders, Greek Foreign Minister Avramopoulos, United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Hague, and the Transatlantic Dinner; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/24/12  Background Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Bilateral Meeting with Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/24/12  Background Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Bilateral Meetings; Waldorf Astoria Hotel; New York City
-09/24/12  Previewing the Equal Futures Partnership Launch;  Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer; Waldorf-Astoria; New York City
-09/21/12  U.S. Goals and Priorities for the 67th United Nations General Assembly;  Assistant Secretary Esther Brimmer, Bureau of International Organization Affairs; Washington, DC
-09/12/12  Briefing by Senior Administration Officials to Update Recent Events in Libya; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-09/08/12  Background Briefing on APEC Summit Meeting; Far Eastern Federal University; Vladivostok, Russia
-09/07/12  Background Briefing: Senior State Department Officials En Route To Vladivostok, Russia; En route to Vladivostok, Russia
-09/07/12  Senior Administration Officials on the Terrorist Designation of the Haqqani Network; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-09/06/12  Background Briefing by Senior State Department Official en Route to Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei; En Route to Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, Brunei
-09/06/12  Background Briefing by Senior State Department Official on Timor-Leste; En Route to Dili, Timor-Leste


August
-08/29/12  Background Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Travel to the Cook Islands, Indonesia, China, Timor-Leste, Brunei, and Russia; Washington, DC
-08/10/12  Background Briefing By a Senior State Department Official En Route Abuja, Nigeria; En Route Abuja, Nigeria
-08/10/12  Background Briefing By a Senior State Department Official, Accra, Ghana; Accra, Ghana
-08/10/12  Background Briefing on Further Sanctions Under the Iran Sanctions Act; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-08/10/12  Briefing On the Designation of Hezbollah for Supporting the Syrian Regime;  Coordinator Daniel Benjamin, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-08/04/12  Background Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Travel to Africa;  Senior Official; Intercontinental Hotel; Nairobi, Kenya
-08/01/12  Background Briefing: Senior Administration Official Provides a Readout of the European Union Emissions Trading System (ETS) Meeting;  Senior Official; Washington, DC


July
-07/31/12  Briefing on the Country Reports on Terrorism 2011;  Coordinator Daniel Benjamin, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism; Washington, DC
-07/30/12  Briefing on the Release of the 2011 International Religious Freedom Report;  Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Suzan Johnson Cook; Washington, DC
-07/30/12  Preview of the EU Emissions Trading System Meeting; Senior Administration Official; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-07/25/12  Briefing on the 17th U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue;  Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Washington, DC
-07/25/12  U.S. Department of State Spanish Twitter Briefing;  Assistant Secretary Michael A. Hammer, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-07/19/12  U.S. Humanitarian Assistance to Those Affected by the Conflict in Syria;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Maria Otero; Washington, DC
-07/15/12  Background Briefing on Secretary Clinton's Upcoming Trip to Jerusalem;  Senior Official; En Route to Jerusalem
-07/13/12  Background Briefing in Siem Reap, Cambodia;  Senior Official; Meridien Hotel; Siem Reap, Cambodia
-07/12/12  Background Briefing at 2012 ASEAN Summit; Senior Administration Official; Phnom Penh, Cambodia
-07/10/12  Background Briefing in Hanoi, Vietnam;  Senior Official; Metropole Hotel; Hanoi, Vietnam
-07/09/12  Background Briefing En Route to Mongolia;  Senior Official; En Route to Mongolia
-07/08/12  Background Briefing on the Tokyo Conference on Afghanistan;  Senior Official; Okura Hotel; Tokyo, Japan
-07/06/12  Coordinator for Counterterrorism Ambassador Daniel Benjamin and Special Advisor to the Secretary on Camp Ashraf Ambassador Daniel Fried on the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) Designation and the Current Situation at Camp Ashraf; Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference


June
-06/29/12  Background Briefing on Syria;  Senior Official Senior Department Official; St. Petersburg, Russia
-06/26/12  Background Briefing on the Secretary's Trip to Europe; En Route to Helsinki, Finland
-06/20/12  Twitter Briefing - June 20, 2012; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Questions from Twitter; Washington, DC
-06/19/12  Briefing on 2012 Trafficking in Persons Report;  Ambassador-at-Large Luis CdeBaca, Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-06/19/12  Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development;  Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
-06/18/12  Background Briefing: Senior Administration Officials on Camp Ashraf; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-06/14/12  Briefing on Department of State Efforts to Expand Defense Trade;  Assistant Secretary Andrew J. Shapiro, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Via Teleconference
-06/13/12  Briefing on U.S. Trade and Investment Policy in Africa and the Upcoming AGOA Forum;  Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, Bureau of African Affairs; Via Teleconference
-06/07/12  Background Briefing by Senior State Department Official on Syria; Conrad Hotel; Istanbul, Turkey
-06/07/12  Background Briefing: Senior State Department Official on Global Counterterrorism Forum in Istanbul; Istanbul, Turkey
-06/01/12  On-Camera Press Briefing in Spanish;  Assistant Secretary Michael A. Hammer, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC


May
-05/31/12  U.S. Department of State Spanish Twitter Briefing;  Assistant Secretary Michael A. Hammer, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/24/12  Briefing on the Release of the 2011 Human Rights Reports;  Assistant Secretary Michael H. Posner, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Washington, DC
-05/21/12  Humanitarian Assistance to Yemen;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Kelly Clements, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-05/18/12  Press Briefing by Senior Administration Officials on Food Security; Washington, DC
-05/17/12  Background Briefing on Burma; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-05/11/12  Senior Administration Officials on Bahrain; Via Teleconference
-05/04/12  Backgrounder with Senior State Department of Officials; Beijing, China
-05/03/12  Background Briefing by Senior State Department Official; Diaoyutai; Beijing, China
-05/03/12  United States Ambassador to China Gary Locke Briefs the Press;  Ambassador Gary Locke, China; Diaoyutai; Beijing, China
-05/02/12  Background Briefing With Senior State Department Officials on Chen Guangcheng; Beijing, China
-05/02/12  Briefing on the Russian Ministry of Defense Conference on Missile Defense in Moscow;  Special Envoy for Strategic Stability and Missile Defense Ellen Tauscher; Via Teleconference


April
-04/26/12  Background Briefing on the U.S. Military Realignment in Japan; The Pentagon; Arlington, VA
-04/26/12  Humanitarian Assistance to People Affected by the Conflict in Syria;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Kelly Clements, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-04/23/12  U.S.-Iraq Joint Coordinating Committee on Energy;  Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs Carlos Pascual; Washington, DC
-04/19/12  Briefing on Recent Developments in Sudan and South Sudan; via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-04/04/12  Background Briefing on Burma; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-04/02/12  Humanitarian Situation in Sudan and South Sudan; Deputy Assistant Secretary Catherine Wiesner, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC


March
-03/31/12  Background Briefing With Senior State Department Officials; En Route to Istanbul, Turkey
-03/30/12  Senior State Department Officials En Route to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; En Route to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
-03/20/12  Implementation of Section 1245 of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA); Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-03/08/12  Background Briefing on Libya; Senior Administration Official, Office of the Spokesperson; Via Teleconference
-03/08/12  Press Briefing in Spanish; Acting Assistant Secretary Michael A. Hammer, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-03/07/12  Background Briefing on the 2012 International Women of Courage Awards and other Women's History Month activities; Senior Administration Official, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-03/01/12  U.S. Department of State Spanish Twitter Briefing; Acting Assistant Secretary Michael A. Hammer, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC


February
-02/29/12  Background Briefing on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea; Senior Administration Official, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-02/25/12  Background Briefing by Senior State Department Official En Route Algiers; En Route Algiers
-02/24/12  Background Briefing by Senior State Department Official in Tunis, Tunisia; Tunis, Tunisia
-02/23/12  Briefing on Bilateral Meeting with Secretary Clinton and Foreign Minister Khar of Pakistan; London, United Kingdom
-02/23/12  Senior State Department Official Previewing the Friends of Syrian People Conference in Tunis; London, United Kingdom
-02/22/12  Senior State Department Official Previewing Conference on Somalia; Office of the Spokesperson; On Plane en route to London
-02/17/12  Background Briefing Previewing Secretary Clinton's Participation in the First G-20 Ministers of Foreign Affairs Informal Meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico; Washington, DC
-02/17/12  On the Secretary's Global Business Conference;  Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources Thomas Nides; Via Teleconference
-02/16/12  Briefing on Global Climate Change and Clean Air Initiative; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-02/13/12  Background Briefing on 2013 State Department-USAID Budget; Washington, DC
-02/13/12  Briefing on the 2013 State Department and USAID Budget;  Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources Thomas Nides; Washington, DC
-02/08/12  Rightsizing U.S. Mission Iraq;  Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources Thomas Nides; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-02/07/12  Briefing on Recent Developments at Camp Ashraf; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-02/04/12  Background Briefing; Bayerischer Hof; Munich, Germany
-02/03/12  Background Briefing En Route to Munich, Germany; En Route; Munich, Germany
-02/03/12  Briefing On Her Role As The Newly-Appointed Chair of the Kimberley Process (KP) for 2012;  Chair of the Kimberley Process (KP) Gillian A. Milovanovic; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC


January
-01/27/12  Twitter Briefing - January 27, 2012; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Questions from Twitter for 21st Century Statecraft Month; Washington, DC
-01/25/12  Briefing on Issues of Ongoing Concern in Sudan and South Sudan;  Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Princeton Lyman; Via Teleconference
-01/24/12  Briefing on U.S. Efforts in the Humanitarian Crisis in the Horn of Africa; Acting Assistant Secretary David M. Robinson, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-01/20/12  Twitter Briefing - January 20, 2012; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Questions from Twitter for 21st Century Statecraft Month; Washington, DC
-01/18/12  Briefing on the Keystone XL Pipeline;  Assistant Secretary Kerri-Ann Jones, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs; Via Teleconference; Washington, DC
-01/15/12  Background Briefing En Route Liberia; Senior Administration Official, Office of the Spokesperson; ERT Monrovia, Liberia
-01/13/12  Recent Developments on Burma;  Senior Department Official; Washington, DC
-01/13/12  Twitter Briefing - January 13, 2012; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Questions from Twitter for 21st Century Statecraft Month; Washington, DC
-01/06/12  Spokesperson Victoria Nuland Takes Questions From Twitter for 21st Century Statecraft Month; Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/05/12  Briefing on Establishment of the Office of the Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Maria Otero; Washington, DC
-01/04/12  Establishment of the Bureau of Counterterrorism;  Coordinator Daniel Benjamin, Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism; Washington, DC


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