Public Schedule
Washington, DC
June 4, 2010


SECRETARY OF STATE CLINTON:
NO PUBLIC SCHEDULE


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH:
Administrator Shah is in Rome, Italy for a World Food Programme Executive Board Meeting on June 7.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS BILL BURNS:
9:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Burns delivers remarks at an event on “India and the United States: A Strategic Partnership” hosted by Brookings Institution and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Burns delivers remarks at the 50th anniversary reception of the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 pm
Under Secretary Burns accepts the credentials of Laos Ambassador-designate Seng Soukhathivong, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR MANAGEMENT PAT KENNEDY:
12:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Kennedy delivers remarks at the 50th anniversary reception of the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE:
Under Secretary McHale is in Mexico City, Mexico through June 4. During the trip, she is meeting with senior Mexican officials including Ambassador Julian Ventura, Special Advisor to the Foreign Minister Gonzalo Canseco, Coordinator of Advisors Enrique Rojo Stein and Director General for Public Affairs Rodrigo Brand. Under Secretary McHale is also meeting with leading Mexican media outlets and personalities, including El Universal, Grupo Televisa, MVS Tele-Communicaciones, civil society and NGO representatives and Mexican advertising executives. In addition, she is visiting the Public Affairs Section of Embassy Mexico City and its staff.

SPECIAL ENVOY FOR MIDDLE EAST PEACE SENATOR GEORGE MITCHELL:
Special Envoy Mitchell leads a Presidential Delegation to Bethlehem to attend the Palestine Investment Conference through June 4.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE
:
1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake participates in a discussion on business in South and Central Asia, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ
:
9:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Nicaraguan Attorney General Hernan Estrada and Nicaraguan Embassy Charge d’Affaires Alcides Montiel, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

On Sunday, Assistant Secretary Fernandez departs for foreign travel to Ankara, Turkey, to lead the U.S. delegation to the U.S.-Turkey Economic Partnership Commission (EPC) through June 8.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHIL GORDON
:
Assistant Secretary Gordon is in Paris, France for meetings with senior French and European Union officials through June 4.

LEGAL ADVISOR HAROLD KOH
:
Mr. Koh and Ambassador Rapp lead an interagency observer delegation to the Rome Statute Review Conference in Kampala, Uganda through June 11. For more information, click here.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER
:
12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner leads a discussion on the Obama Administration’s human rights priorities, at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO
:
Assistant Secretary Shapiro travels to Singapore to participate in the Shangri-La Dialogue through June 6. In addition, he is meeting with Singaporean officials and delivering remarks on Export Control Reform to the American Chamber of Commerce. For more information on the Shangri-La Dialogue, click here.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA
:
11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with Nicaraguan Attorney General Hernan Estrada, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:45 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with Mark Feierstein, who has been nominated for the position of USAID Assistant Administrator for the Latin America and the Caribbean Bureau (LAC), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela briefs the press on Secretary Clinton’s upcoming travel to Latin America and the Caribbean, in the press briefing room at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR WAR CRIMES ISSUES STEPHEN RAPP:
Ambassador Rapp and Legal Adviser Harold Koh lead an interagency observer delegation to the Rome Statute Review Conference in Kampala, Uganda through June 11. For more information, click here.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER:
12:00 p.m. Ambassador Melanne Verveer delivers remarks on promoting the advancement of women around the world, with a particular focus on Muslim women, to Pakistani Diaspora women’s groups, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Ambassador Melanne Verveer meets with Dr. C. Michael Smith, President of the American University of Afghanistan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


5:00 p.m. Ambassador Melanne Verveer meets with Daisy Mafubelu, Assistant Director-General for Family and Community Health at the World Health Organization, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m. Ambassador Melanne Verveer attends a dinner in honor of Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and the Asian University for Women, at the Kuwaiti Ambassador’s residence.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION POLICY AMBASSADOR PHILIP VERVEER:
Ambassador Philip Verveer leads the U.S. Delegation to the fifth World Telecommunication Development Conference in Hyderabad, India through June 4. For more information, click here.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER:

11:30 a.m. Dr. Slaughter briefs members of the Diplomatic Corps on the Obama Administration’s National Security Strategy, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE:

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela briefs the press on Secretary Clinton’s upcoming travel to Latin America and the Caribbean, in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

The daily press briefing begins following the special briefing on Secretary Clinton’s trip.

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