Public Schedule
Washington, DC
September 30, 2010


SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON:
9:15 a.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with the Assistant Secretaries of the Regional Bureaus, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Senator John Kerry, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY OFFICE OF SENATOR KERRY)

12:00 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Senator Chuck Schumer, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:15 p.m.
Secretary Clinton and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius hold refugee consultations with Members of the House of Representatives, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CONGRESS)

3:00 p.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Panamanian Vice President and Foreign Minister Juan Carlos Varela at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.


4:15 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Indian National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:45 p.m.
Secretary Clinton attends a reception and dinner to recognize the Meridian International Center's 50th Anniversary, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY JIM STEINBERG
:
11:15 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg meets with Syrian Vice Foreign Minister Miqdad, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:50 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg briefs the press on Iran Sanctions Act implementation, in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg meets with Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Iraq Ad Melkert, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

5:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS BILL BURNS:
9:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Burns delivers opening remarks at the "Oman 2010: Building the Future" Conference, at George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY GWU)

4:15 p.m.
Under Secretary Burns joins Secretary Clinton's
meeting with Indian National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Burns meets with Ambassador-designate to Pakistan Cameron Munter, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR MANAGEMENT PAT KENNEDY:
6:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Kennedy and Assistant Secretary Stock co-host a reception and dinner to recognize the Meridian International Center's 50th Anniversary, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE:
Under Secretary McHale travels to Turkey, Belgium and Germany through October 1. For more information, click here.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO
:
1030 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with Ambassador-designate to Gabon Eric Benjaminson at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER
:
1:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Tauscher attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS BOB BLAKE:
11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake participates in a comparative politics course, at San Diego State University, in San Diego, California.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake delivers remarks on "South Asia's Unheralded Success Stories" to the World Affairs Council of San Diego, in San Diego, California.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with representatives of the Scripps Institute, in San Diego, California.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake delivers the 27th Annual Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Lecture, in San Diego, California.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON:
Assistant Secretary Carson participates in the Presidential Delegation to the 50th Anniversary of Independence of Nigeria Celebration departs, in Abuja, Nigeria.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ:
10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Jay Shambaugh, Chief Economist at the Council of Economic Advisers, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR VERIFICATION, COMPLIANCE AND IMPLEMENTATION ROSE GOTTEMOELLER:
7:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller receives a George Washington University Distinguished Alumni Award, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY GWU)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER
:
10:15 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Iraqi Chief Justice Medhat al-Mahmoud, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner hosts a town hall for local university students to discuss the most recent UN General Assembly, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ
:
2:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Schwartz testifies before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, on Capitol Hill.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Schwartz meets with Josette Sheeran, Executive Director of the World Food Program, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK:
6:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock and Under Secretary Kennedy co-host a reception and dinner to recognize the Meridian International Center's 50th Anniversary, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA:
3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela attends Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Panamanian Vice President and Foreign Minister Juan Carlos Varela at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY)

7:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela attends a dinner for the Andean-U.S. Dialogue Forum hosted by the Carter Center, at the DuPont Hotel in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
For more information, click here.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN:
9:00 a.m.
Ambassador Benjamin meets with Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Fayssal Miqdad, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Ambassador Benjamin meets with French Ministry of the Interior Diplomatic Advisor Michel Duclos, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Ambassador Benjamin meets with Yemeni Ambassador Abdulwahab Al-Hajjri, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m.
Ambassador Benjamin joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Indian National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA:
10:00 a.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca appears before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to testify on human trafficking, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOUSE)

12:00 p.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Congressman Vic Snyder, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca delivers remarks at a symposium on trafficking and modern-day slavery hosted by Black Women United for Action and Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association, at Mount Vernon in Alexandria, Virginia.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL ENVOY FOR INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AFFAIRS DAVID GOLDWYN
:
Special Envoy Goldwyn travels on official business to China through September 30 with Special Advisor for Nonproliferation and Arms Control Robert Einhorn.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER:
Ambassador Melanne Verveer travels to Tokyo and Gifu, Japan through October 2 to participate in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Women Entrepreneurs Summit and the APEC Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Ministerial. She will also deliver an address in Gifu and participate in an event marking the summit sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo. For more information, click here.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER
:

8:30 a.m. Dr. Slaughter participates in the Washington Ideas Forum’s Roundtable on ‘The Future of Warfare,’ at the Newseum.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:30 p.m.
Dr. Slaughter attends a dinner and reception to recognize the Meridian International Center's 50th Anniversary, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


PRESS BRIEFINGS:
11:50 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg briefs the press on camera, on-the-record on Iran Sanctions Act implementation, in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State.

The daily press briefing with Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley will follow Deputy Steinberg’s special briefing.

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