Public Schedule
Washington, DC
October 7, 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)

9:50 a.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Senator John Kerry, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m.
Secretary Clinton delivers remarks to the South and Central Asian Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Secretary Clinton and Cherie Blair deliver remarks at the launch of the GSMA mWomen Program, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Watch live on www.state.gov.
Pre-set time for video cameras: 9:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

11:45 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with UN Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs Baroness Valerie Amos, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Administrator Shah and her development team, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with a delegation from the Alliance for Global Conservation to discuss the critical role that women play in promoting environmental conservation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:45 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY JAMES STEINBERG

Deputy Secretary Steinberg visits Wroclaw, Poland, on October 7 to deliver a keynote speech at the Wroclaw Global Forum, a high-level regional conference on transatlantic relations. In this public forum and at meetings with Polish government leaders, the Deputy Secretary will highlight the importance of the relationship between the United States and Poland. For more information, click here.


DEPUTY SECRETARY JACOB LEW

9:15 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Lew joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with the Assistant Secretaries of the Regional Bureaus, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Lew attends a meeting on development with Secretary Clinton, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Lew attends a dinner in honor of Israeli Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz and Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer, hosted by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren and Sally Oren, at the Israeli Ambassador's Residence.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


USAID ADMINSTRATOR RAJIV SHAH

9:45 a.m.
Administrator Shah delivers remarks to the African Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Administrator Shah attends a White House meeting.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:00 p.m.
Administrator Shah attends a meeting on development with Secretary Clinton, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Administrator Shah meets with UN Under-Secretary-General Baroness Valerie Amos of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Administrator Shah hosts leaders of implementing partners and think tanks to discuss implementing U.S. development policy, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WILLIAM BURNS

Under Secretary Burns travels to Yemen, Iraq, and Jordan through October 8. He meets in Sanaa with Yemeni government officials, leaders of the political opposition, and members of the press before departing for Baghdad.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS


11:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Elizabeth Littlefield, President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:45 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the Africa Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the South and Central Asia Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers opening remarks at the launch of the GSMA mWomen Program, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the Trans-Atlantic Business Dialogue (TABD) Business-Government Dialogue, at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE

7:30 p.m.
Under Secretary McHale delivers the 2010 Frances McNulty Logan Lewis Lecture, in Lexington, Virginia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, click here.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO

10:45 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero addresses the Environment, Science, Technology and Health Hubs conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:15 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero delivers remarks at the Pew Charitable Trust and UN Foundation luncheon in honor of a delegation of women leaders from the Alliance for Global Conservation, hosted by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero participates in an International Youth Forum panel discussion on "Youth Leading Social Change: Innovation for Impact," in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:30 p.m. Under Secretary Otero hosts a reception with the International Youth Foundation to commemorate 20 years of positive youth development around the world, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)


COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS

11:00 a.m. Counselor Mills participates via digital video conference in the Haitian Reconstruction Fund Steering Committee meeting.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Counselor Mills attends a meeting on development with Secretary Clinton, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

Ambassador Marshall hosts a “State of the Administration” briefing with U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk for members of the Diplomatic Corps, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

12:00 P.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with UN Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs Baroness Valerie Amos, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

Assistant Secretary Blake hosts the South and Central Asian Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State through October 8.

4:45 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

Assistant Secretary Campbell travels to Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, Korea through October 7. For more information, click here.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

Assistant Secretary Carson hosts the African Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFFREY FELTMAN

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Feltman meets with Jordanian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Jafar Hassan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro meets with Ambassador James A. Larocco, the new director of the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA


12:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with Mexican Ambassador Arturo Surakhan, at the Embassy of Mexico.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HOSTS)

6:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela attends a Protocol event in honor of Regional Ambassadors, at the Kennedy Center.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY

11:00 a.m. Ambassador Goosby delivers remarks at the Africa Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


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

8:30 a.m. Ambassador Verveer attends the Africa Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer participates in the launch of the GSMA mWomen Program, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

11:45 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer participates in a mWomen luncheon panel discussion attended by representatives from the mobile communications industry, the private sector, international development community, women’s organizations and philanthropic foundations.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer, Cherie Blair, Alec Ross and GSMA CEO Rob Conway brief the press on the GSMA mWomen Program, in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with a delegation from the Alliance for Global Conservation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

5:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer participates in a roundtable discussion with the women ambassadors accredited to the U.S. hosted by Dutch Ambassador Renée Jones Bos, at the Dutch Ambassador’s Residence.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


SPECIAL ENVOY FOR INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AFFAIRS DAVID GOLDWYN

11:00 a.m.
Special Envoy Goldwyn meets with Japanese Commercial Minister Kenji Goto, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


DEPUTY SPECIAL ENVOY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE JONATHAN PERSHING

Deputy Special Envoy Pershing leads the U.S. delegation to Tianjin, China for UNFCCC negotiations through October 9.


DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER


9:15 a.m.
Dr. Slaughter joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with the Assistant Secretaries of the Regional Bureaus, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Dr. Slaughter participates in the launch of the GSMA mWomen Program, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m.
Dr. Slaughter attends a reception in honor of the Korean Defense Minister, hosted by Secretary of Defense Bob Gates, at Blair House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY DOD)


PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

1:30 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer, Cherie Blair, Alec Ross and GSMA CEO Rob Conway brief the press on the GSMA mWomen Program, in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

The Daily Press Briefing follows.


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