Public Schedule
Washington, DC
October 25, 2010


SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:15 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with the Assistant Secretaries, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Secretary Clinton presides over the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Signing Ceremony for the Jordan Compact with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nassar Judeh, MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes and Jordanian Minister of Water and Irrigation Mohammad Najjarthe, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for cameras: 9:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.
Final access time for all press: 9:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.

11:00 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with the President at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

12:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton presides over the swearing-in ceremony for incoming U.S. Ambassador to Laos Karen Stewart, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Daniel Yohannes, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton presents Ambassador Anne Patterson with the “Secretary’s Distinguished Service Award, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with U.S. Embassy Baghdad DCM Stu Jones, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton presides over the swearing-in ceremony for incoming U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic Raul Yzaguirre, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:05 p.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks to the Hubert Humphrey Fellows, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for cameras: 5:00 p.m. from the C Street entrance.
Final access time for all press: 5:50 p.m. from the C Street entrance.

7:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the world premiere screening of “Inside the State Department,” at the National Geographic Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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DEPUTY SECRETARY JACOB LEW

10:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Lew participates in the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Signing Ceremony for the Jordan Compact with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nassar Judeh, MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes and Jordanian Minister of Water and Irrigation Mohammad Najjarthe, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


USAID ADMINSTRATOR RAJIV SHAH

9:15 a.m.
Administrator Shah meets with Secretary Clinton, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS

8:15 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats holds a conference call with Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Andrey Denisor.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE).

11:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with John Prendergast, Co-Founder of the Enough Project, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE).


UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE

12:30 p.m.
Under Secretary McHale makes remarks at the Murrow Program IVLP, Dupont Hotel, Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. Under Secretary McHale attends Hubert Humphrey Fellows Reception, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Under Secretary McHale attends Premiere Screening of Inside the State Department, National Geographic Headquarters, Washington, D.C.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO

Under Secretary Otero travels to Colombia to participate in the U.S. Colombia High Level Partnership Dialogue through October 26. She will participate in the Human Rights Working Group and Science and Technology Working Group.


COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS

11:00 a.m. Counselor Mills meets with Gail McGovern, President and CEO of the Red Cross, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

7:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez, travels to Marrakech, Morocco, through October 28, and speaks at the annual INJAZ al-Arab Young Arab Entrepreneurs Competition, emphasizing U.S. support for youth entrepreneurs and the upcoming U.S. – Maghreb Entrepreneurship Conference December 1-2 in Algiers.
(REGIONAL PRESS AVAILABILITY FOLLOWS)
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Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip Gordon

Assistant Secretary Gordon travels to Russia, Germany, and Poland through October-29.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONSULAR AFFAIRS JANICE L. JACOBS

Assistant Secretary Jacobs delivers remarks at the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL.
(PRESS DETERMINED BY SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)

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

Assistant Secretary Jones leads U.S. participation in a Preparatory Commission meeting for the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Abu Dhabi, UAE.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA

Assistant Secretary Valenzuela accompanies Deputy Secretary Jim Steinberg to Colombia through October 26.


COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE DANIEL BENJAMIN

Ambassador Benjamin travels to Cambridge, MA to speak with Harvard faculty and students through October 26.


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

10:30 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer participates in a briefing on global women’s issues with foreign journalists at the Foreign Press Center, National Press Club, Washington, DC.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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5:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with newly-appointed UN Under Secretary General for Women’s Issues Michelle Bachelet at the U.S. UN Mission, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks on the critical role of women in peace and security at an event hosted by the Norwegian Defense Minister, along with the Ugandan Foreign Minister and the Spanish Deputy Foreign Minister, at the Church Center in New York City.
(PRESS DETERMINED BY HOST)


DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER

6:30 p.m.
Dr. Slaughter attends Premiere Screening of Inside the State Department, National Geographic Headquarters, Washington, D.C.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)


PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

1:15 p.m.
Daily Press Briefing.



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