Public Schedule
Washington, DC
November 1, 2010


SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON:
Secretary Clinton travels to the Asia Pacific region, accompanied by Assistant Secretary Campbell. For more information, click here.


DEPUTY SECRETARY JIM STEINBERG:
11:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg accepts the credentials of Swiss Ambassador-designate Manuel Sager, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg accepts the credentials of Argentinean Ambassador-designate Alfredo Vicente Chiaradia, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO:

Under Secretary Otero travels to Paris and Brussels to meet with UNESCO, OECD, French and EU officials on environmental, scientific, human rights and humanitarian assistance issues. For more information, contact Giles-DiazKL@State.gov.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ELLEN TAUSCHER:
4:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Tauscher participates in a Missile Defense Executive Board, at the Pentagon.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY PENTAGON)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE:
Assistant Secretary Blake travels in India through November 9.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL:
Assistant Secretary Campbell accompanies Secretary Clinton on her foreign travel to the Asia Pacific region. For more information, click here.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFFREY FELTMAN:
3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Feltman meets with Lieutenant General Michael R. Moeller, at the Department of State. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Feltman meets with Saudi Ambassador Adel Jubeir, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ:
Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in the plenary meeting of the Kimberley Process (KP), in Jerusalem.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ:
12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Schwartz meets with Elisa Massimino, President and CEO of Human Rights First, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Schwartz meets with Carla Koppell, Director of the Institute of Inclusive Security, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO:

Assistant Secretary Shapiro participates in the fourth round of the Qatar Gulf Security Dialogue, in Qatar, through November 4.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK:
Assistant Secretary Stock is in Moscow through November 4 to meet with U.S. and Russian officials, heads of Russian educational and cultural institutions, and alumni and current participants of Department-sponsored exchange programs. IIP Coordinator Dawn McCall accompanies Assistant Secretary Stock.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA:
1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Valenzuela attends the credentials presentation of Argentinean Ambassador-designate Alfredo Chiradía, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:40 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with Assistant Secretary of Treasury Marisa Lago, at the Department of Treasury.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with the 2010 Foreign Service National of the Year, Dominique Gerdes, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE DANIEL BENJAMIN:
2:00 p.m.
Ambassador Benjamin attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

Ambassador Benjamin travels to Rotterdam to participate in the third International Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Conference and meet with Dutch officials through November 5.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER:
2:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer chairs a meeting of the U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council Entrepreneurship Subcommittee, at Georgetown University.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE:
1:00 p.m.
Special Advisor for Children’s Issues Ambassador Susan Jacobs will brief the press on camera, on-the-record, on international adoption-related issues in the Department of State Press Briefing Room (room 2209).

Today’s daily press briefing will follow the special briefing at approximately 1:15 p.m.

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