Public Schedule
Washington, DC
June 15, 2010


SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

8:00 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Vice President Biden, at the Vice President’s residence.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

9:45 a.m.
Secretary Clinton calls Swiss Foreign Minister Micheline Calmy-Rey.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)

Preset time for video cameras: 10:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.
Final access for journalists and still photographers: 11:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.


3:00 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Daniel Yohannes, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY JAMES STEINBERG

5:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJIV SHAH

Administrator Shah is on travel to Dakar, Senegal to participate in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Food Security Investment Forum.

10:40 a.m. LOCAL
Administrator Shah visits the Kirene Bottling Factory, a USAID project, and holds a press availability, in Kirene, Senegal.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. LOCAL
Administrator Shah visits the USAID Global Health Program at a Health Hut, and holds a press availability, outside of Dakar, Senegal.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)



UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS

Under Secretary Hormats travels to Berlin, Germany to broaden and strengthen bilateral economic partnerships through June 16.

8:00 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with German State Secretary Peter Ammon, in Berlin, Germany.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Dr. Karl-Ernst Brauner, head of the German Directorate-General on Foreign Economic Policy, in Berlin, Germany.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the American Chamber of Commerce in Berlin, Germany.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats participates in a roundtable discussion with the Economic Section of Embassy Berlin, in Berlin, Germany.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats meets with German Economic Advisor Jens Weidmann, in Berlin, Germany.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats attends a dinner in his honor hosted by Ambassador to Germany Philip Murphy, in Berlin, Germany.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE

12:15 p.m.
Under Secretary McHale delivers remarks at a reception honoring the inaugural group of 25 International Fulbright Science and Technology Scholars, sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
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2:00 p.m.
Under Secretary McHale delivers remarks to a Conference on Multilateral Diplomacy, sponsored by the Bureau of International Organization Affairs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO

Under Secretary Otero travels to Islamabad, Pakistan to discuss cooperation on water issues as part of the U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue through June 18.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ELLEN TAUSCHER

Under Secretary Tauscher is in Moscow, Russia.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASSIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE


Assistant Secretary Blake and Assistant Secretary Posner travel to Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan through June 18. For more information, click here.

Today Assistant Secretary Blake and Assistant Secretary Posner are in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, where Assistant Secretary Blake is co-hosting the inaugural U.S.-Turkmenistan Annual Bilateral Consultations. Assistant Secretary Blake delivers introductory remarks at the beginning of each session, which cover a broad range of issues, including economic cooperation, agriculture, science and consular issues. For more information on the bilateral consultations, contact FaillaceKB@state.gov.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

Assistant Secretary Brimmer hosts a Conference on Multilateral Diplomacy, sponsored by the Bureau of International Organization Affairs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT M. CAMPBELL

Assistant Secretary Campbell travels to Seoul, South Korea through June 17 and then to Tokyo, Japan through June 18 to consult with U.S. allies on a broad range of issues.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

8:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Carson meets with Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Daniel Yohannes, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFFREY FELTMAN

Assistant Secretary Feltman is on travel to Iraq where he is meeting with senior Iraqi leaders and Embassy staff to discuss progress on the transformation of the U.S.-Iraqi relationship from one focused on security to a civilian-led partnership based on shared interests through June 17.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ


Assistant Secretary Fernandez travels to El Salvador to meet with the Central American Chiefs of Mission and Salvadoran Minister of the Economy Hector Dada to discuss bilateral and regional economic and development issues through June 16.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

11:15 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Gordon joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Gordon meets with Turkish parliamentarians from the AKP party, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR VERIFICATION, COMPLIANCE AND IMPLEMENTATION ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

2:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller appears before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the new START, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY SENATE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

Assistant Secretary Blake and Assistant Secretary Posner travel to Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan through June 18. For more information, click here.

Today Assistant Secretary Posner is in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, to participate in the inaugural U.S.-Turkmenistan Annual Bilateral Consultations, co-hosted by Assistant Secretary Blake. Assistant Secretary Posner is leading a bilateral session on democracy and human rights.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

1:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro hosts the latest installment of the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs’ “DoD Workshop” series with special speaker General James Conway, Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ

Assistant Secretary Schwartz is in Laos, meeting with senior officials including Foreign Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and General Bouaxieng Champaphanh to address protection and assistance issues for Lao Hmong returnees. He will also travel to Phonekham Development Village where Lao Hmong returnees are currently residing.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with Congressman Ruben Hinojosa, in Rayburn House Office Building.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with Senator Robert Menendez, in Hart Senate Office Building.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


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

12:30 p.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca attends a Congressional reception co-sponsored by the Helsinki Commission and the Human Trafficking Caucus, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HELSINKI COMMISSION)

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca briefs nongovernmental organizations on the 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
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AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY

9:00 a.m.
Ambassador Goosby delivers remarks at the Global Health Council Conference, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER

10:00 a.m. Dr. Slaughter delivers remarks to a Conference on Multilateral Diplomacy, sponsored by the Bureau of International Organization Affairs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

Special Representative Pandith is in Cairo, Egypt to engage with Muslim communities on a people-to-people level, with a particular focus on youth. She is visiting the English Language Resource Center at Al Azhar University and touring the Agha Khan Foundation’s Darb al Ahmar initiatives at Al Azhar Park. In addition, she is delivering remarks on “Promoting Entrepreneurship, Youth Empowerment, and Civic Engagement” and participating in an open panel discussion on social entrepreneurs. For more information, contact ChandlerKR@state.gov.


PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:30 p.m. Special Press Briefing with Legal Advisor Harold H. Koh and Coordinator for War Crimes Issues Ambassador Stephen Rapp will brief reporters ON-THE-RECORD, ON CAMERA in the Press Briefing Room (room 2209) on U.S. engagement with the International Criminal Court and the outcome of the recently concluded Review Conference.

The Daily Press Briefing with Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley will begin immediately after the special briefing.

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