Public Schedule
Washington, DC
August 18, 2010


SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton holds internal meetings at the Department of State.

DEPUTY SECRETARY JACOB LEW

11:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Lew attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY THE WHITE HOUSE)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJIV SHAH

11:00 a.m.
Administrator Shah attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY THE WHITE HOUSE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO

10:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero hosts a webchat with CO.NX in French and Portuguese about the results of the President’s Forum with Young African Leaders.
For more information, please contact Annelisa Lindsay at LindsayAN@state.gov.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER

TBD Under Secretary Tauscher holds a call with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.

2:30 p.m. Under Secretary Tauscher holds a call with Chairman Howard Berman.

2:45 p.m. Under Secretary Tauscher holds a call with Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy.


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 POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ

1: 00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Schwartz opens the daily press briefing to discuss World Humanitarian Day. He will be accompanied at the briefing by Acting Director for USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance Mark Ward and Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Frank Ruggiero.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Schwartz meets with Special Envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama Lodi Gyari, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Schwartz meets with the President of Refugees International Michel Gabaudan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


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.


PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

Special Briefing

1: 00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Eric Schwartz opens the daily press briefing to discuss World Humanitarian Day. He will be accompanied by Acting Director for USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance Mark Ward and Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Frank Ruggiero.
(Briefing is on-camera, on-the-record.)

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


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