Public Schedule
Washington, DC
June 18, 2010


SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:30 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Ambassador Rice, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m.
Secretary Clinton delivers remarks on World Refugee Day, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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Pre-set time for video cameras: 9:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

10:45 a.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Danish Foreign Minister Lene Espersen, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 11:20 A.M.)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 10:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 11:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

12:15 p.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the newly expanded George P. Shultz Center at the Foreign Service Institute, in Arlington, Virginia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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Pre-set time for video cameras: 11:15 a.m.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 11:30 a.m.


DEPUTY SECRETARY JAMES STEINBERG


10:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg hosts a ceremony of appreciation for the Transatlantic Diplomatic Fellows, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJIV SHAH


12:30 p.m.
Administrator Shah delivers remarks on the Haiti recovery effort as the six-month anniversary of the earthquake approaches, at the National Press Club.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS

Under Secretary Hormats travels to St. Petersburg, Russia through June 19. For more information, contact SchwadaPS@state.gov.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats meets with the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats attends the opening ceremony and plenary session for the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), at the LenExpo Press Center in St. Petersburg, Russia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats holds a press availability at the LenExpo Press Center, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats meets with the Swiss Delegation to the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:00 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats attends a reception with the U.S.-Business delegation led by Klaus Kleinfeld of AlCOA & the U.S.-Russia Business Council, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR MANAGEMENT PATRICK KENNEDY

8:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Kennedy attends a breakfast in honor of Danish Foreign Minister Lene Espersen, at the Danish Embassy.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY DANISH EMBASSY)

12:15 p.m.
Under Secretary Kennedy attends a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the newly expanded George P. Shultz Center at the Foreign Service Institute, in Arlington, Virginia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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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 Otero’s trip includes meeting with Foreign Minister Qureshi, engaging with members of civil society, and meeting with the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources. Today she leads the high level working group meeting on water issues as part of the U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue.


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN RICHARD HOLBROOKE

Ambassador Holbrooke travels to Germany, Pakistan and Afghanistan through June 24.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE


Today, Assistant Secretary Blake and Assistant Secretary Posner travel to Ferghana, Uzbekistan and Andijan on the border of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan to tour refugee camps and hospitals. In the afternoon, Assistant Secretary Blake travels to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, where he will remain through June 20. For more information, click here.


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

Assistant Secretary Campbell visits Tokyo, Japan to consult with U.S. allies on a broad range of issues through June 18.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones meets with Moroccan Ambassador Aziz Mekouar to discuss science and technology cooperation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

Today, Assistant Secretary Blake and Assistant Secretary Posner travel to Ferghana, Uzbekistan and Andijan on the border of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan to tour refugee camps and hospitals. In the afternoon, Assistant Secretary Posner returns to Tashkent, Uzbekistan to meet with representatives of civil society, international organizations and minority religious groups. For more information, click here.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Schwartz delivers remarks at a World Refugee Day event, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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Pre-set time for video cameras: 9:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.
Final access for journalists and still photographers: 9:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Schwartz briefs the press on World Refugee Day and his recent trip to Australia, Thailand and Laos, in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

2:45 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Schwartz meets with UN Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees Alex Aleinikoff, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA

2:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela attends a Meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


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

Ambassador CdeBaca is on travel to Vienna, Austria through June 20.

10:30 a.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca holds a joint press availability with OSCE Trafficking in Persons Special Representative Giammarinaro, in Vienna, Austria.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY

Ambassador Goosby is on travel to Uganda, Rwanda and Switzerland. In Rwanda June 18-19 he is meeting with Rwandan officials, participate in the signing of the U.S.-Rwanda PEPFAR partnership framework, meet with U.S. Government staff and visit local health centers. In Geneva, Switzerland, he will participate in the UNAIDS Program Coordinating Board meeting through June 23.


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER

Ambassador Verveer travels to Kyiv, Ukraine where she will have a series of meetings with government officials, women activists and civil society leaders through June 22. She is visiting USAID-supported projects for maternal health and the IOM Center for victims of human trafficking. She is also visiting the Space of Change program for female leadership, a Department of State grant recipient. On June 22, she will keynote the Ukraine Women's Fund 10th anniversary conference on the role of Ukraine's women in society, politics and the economy.


COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AFFAIRS DAVID GOLDWYN

Coordinator Goldwyn is in Papua New Guinea to lead an Energy, Governance, and Capacity Initiative assessment mission through June 20.


PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Schwartz briefs the press on World Refugee Day and his recent trip to Australia, Thailand and Laos, in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
Daily Press Briefing.

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