Public Schedule
Washington, DC
August 17, 2010


SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

No public events.


DEPUTY SECRETARY JACOB LEW

7:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Lew holds a meeting with USAID Administrator Shah, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJIV SHAH

7:00 a.m.
Administrator Shah meets with Deputy Secretary Lew, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Administrator Shah officiates the swearing-in ceremony for USAID's new Mission Director for Iraq Alex Dickie, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO

10:15 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with the Chair of Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Farida Waziri, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation Daniel Yohannes, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with Congresswoman Grace Napolitano, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS

Counselor Mills travels to Haiti to attend the Board meeting of the Interim Haiti Recovery Commission and the Steering Committee meeting of the Haiti Reconstruction Fund. She also conducts meetings on Haiti’s health sector.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFFREY FELTMAN


Assistant Secretary Feltman travels to Iraq. While in Iraq he is meeting with senior Iraqi leaders and U.S. officials 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.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA

Assistant Secretary Valenzuela travels to China from August 16 to 20 for the fourth round of U.S.-China sub-dialogues on Latin America. In Beijing and Shanghai, Assistant Secretary Valenzuela will meet with senior government officials, journalists, business leaders, prominent academics and others.


GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR AMBASSADOR ERIC GOOSBY

Coordinator Goosby attends the “HIV and Health Systems” Conference, at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in Bellagio, Italy.


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

9:00 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer attends a meeting at the White House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with US Ambassador to Lesotho Michele Bond to discuss promoting women’s and girls’ issues as the new Chief of Mission, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER

1:30 p.m.
Dr. Slaughter provides remarks to the Senior Executive Threshold Seminar on “Strategic Thinking, Policy Planning and the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review,” at the Foreign Service Institute, via DVC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

1:00 p.m. Ambassador Christopher Hill will brief the press at the conclusion of his tenure as U.S. Ambassador to Iraq. The briefing will be on-camera and on-the-record, in the Press Briefing Room.

The Daily Press Briefing with Acting Deputy Spokesman, Mark Toner, will immediately follow the special briefing.