Public Schedule
Washington, D.C.
August 31, 2010


SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

12:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

2:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 1:15 p.m. at the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:45 p.m. at the 23rd Street Entrance.


3:00 p.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:15 p.m. at the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:45 p.m. at the 23rd Street Entrance.

4:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with President Jimmy Carter and Dr. John Hardman, CEO of the Carter Center, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


6:15 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Quartet Representative Tony Blair, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 5:30 p.m. at the C Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 6:00 p.m. at the C Street Entrance.


7:45 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)



DEPUTY SECRETARY JAMES STEINBERG

9:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

10:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)



USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJIV SHAH

7:15 a.m.
Administrator Shah and Counselor Mills meet to discuss Administrator Shah’s recent trip to Pakistan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS

9:15 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats addresses a meeting of the Army Strategic Leadership in Falls Church, Virginia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE

Under Secretary McHale travels to Argentina, Uruguay and Chile through September 2 to participate in Council of the Americas Conferences and to engage in people-to-people outreach activities. For more information, click here.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO

1:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero and Assistant Secretary Fernandez meet with Elizabeth Littlefield, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


SPECIAL ENVOY FOR MIDDLE EAST PEACE SENATOR GEORGE MITCHELL

12:30 p.m.
Senator Mitchell joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

2:00 p.m. Senator Mitchell joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)

3:00 p.m.
Senator Mitchell joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)

7:45 p.m. Senator Mitchell joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)


COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS

7:15 a.m. Counselor Mills and Administrator Shah meet to discuss Administrator Shah’s recent trip to Pakistan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Counselor Mills holds a meeting on Haiti, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

Assistant Secretary Blake travels to Dushanbe, Tajikistan and Moscow, Russia through September 3. For more information, click here.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

Assistant Secretary Brimmer travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina and Santiago, Chile through September 2. For more information, click here.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFFREY FELTMAN

12:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Feltman joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Feltman meets with Emirati Ambassador Yousef al-Otaiba, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Feltman joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Feltman joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)

7:45 p.m. Assistant Secretary Feltman joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez and Under Secretary Otero meet with Elizabeth Littlefield, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS DAVID JOHNSON

Assistant Secretary Johnson travels to Mexico through September 1 to meet with senior leaders of the Mexican government to demonstrate U.S. support and shared commitment to Mexico’s efforts to counter the drug trade, reduce violence and reestablish a culture of lawfulness. For more information, click here.


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


Assistant Secretary Jones attends the 5th Bled Strategic Forum, in Bled, Slovenia and conducts public diplomacy outreach.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

Assistant Secretary Shapiro participates in negotiations within the framework of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) through September 2, in Geneva, Switzerland.


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

10:00 a.m.
Ambassador Melanne Verveer meets with representatives from the International Media Foundation to discuss galvanizing action around key issues for media women, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30
Ambassador Melanne Verveer participates in a lunch meeting with the Steering Committee of the International Museum of Women in the Arts with UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors Ivonne A-Baki and Esther Coopersmith, Jordanian Ambassador to UNESCO Dina Kawar, Madame Hedva Ser and David Ostroff of the U.S. Mission to UNESCO, at Notti Bianche in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE


1:00 p.m. Daily Press Briefing.


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