Public Schedule
Washington, DC
November 17, 2010


SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON:
8:00 a.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Congressional Leaders, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:00 a.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a joint press availability with Senators John Kerry and Richard Lugar, in the U.S. Capitol.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, click here. All media must be pre-set by 8:45 a.m. outside of room S-116 in the U.S. Capitol.

10:00 a.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with British Foreign Secretary William Hague, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 10:45 A.M.)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 10:15 a.m. in the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:30 a.m. in the 23rd Street Lobby.


1:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks to the 25th Annual Conference of the Overseas Security Advisory Council, in the Dean Acheson Auditorium at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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Pre-set time for video cameras: 12:15 p.m. in the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 12:40 p.m. in the 23rd Street Lobby.


1:20 p.m. Secretary Clinton announces the release of the 2010 International Religious Freedom Report with Assistant Secretary Posner, in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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2:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmay Rassoul, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 1:30 p.m. in the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:45 p.m. in the 23rd Street Lobby.


3:15 p.m. Secretary Clinton officiates the Swearing-in Ceremony for Ambassador-designate to Gambia Pam White, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Bahraini Deputy Prime Minister Sheikh Muhammad bin Mubrak Al-Khalifa, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 5:00 p.m. in the C Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 5:15 p.m. in the C Street Lobby.



DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE JIM STEINBERG:
9:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg delivers remarks to the International Academy of Aeronautics (IAA), at the Ronald Reagan Building.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg meets with National Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Richard L. Eubank, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH:
8:00 a.m.
Administrator Shah joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Congressional Leaders, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Administrator Shah attends the Swearing-in Ceremony for Ambassador-designate to Gambia Pam White, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.
Administrator Shah attends the White House Ceremony for the National Medals of Science, Technology and Innovation Awardees, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS BILL BURNS:
8:45 a.m. Under Secretary Burns delivers remarks to the 25th Annual Conference of the Overseas Security Advisory Council, in the Dean Acheson Auditorium at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Burns meets with Dr. John Stremlau, Vice President of the Carter Center, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS:
10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with members of the American Business Conference (ABC), in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the Chamber of Commerce's International Policy Committee (IPC) Meeting, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE:
9:05 a.m.
Under Secretary McHale delivers opening remarks at the U.S. Summit and Initiative for Global Citizen Diplomacy, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO:
1:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with Associate Executive Director of the Carter Center John Stremlau, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS:

Counselor Mills meets with Haitian government officials in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ:
12:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in a panel discussion at the U.S. Summit and Initiative for Global Citizen Diplomacy, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with former USAID Administrator Brian Atwood, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL, VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE ROSE GOTTEMOELLER:
11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller attends an open house for the Nuclear Risk Reduction Center, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHIL GORDON:
10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Gordon joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with British Foreign Secretary William Hague, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY)

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Gordon delivers remarks on “The Obama Administration’s European Agenda,” at the Atlantic Council.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Gordon briefs the press at the Washington Foreign Press Center on U.S.-Europe Relations and the Upcoming NATO Summit, the NATO-Russia Council Summit and U.S.-European Union Summit, at the National Press Building.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY FPC)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS DAVID JOHNSON:
Assistant Secretary Johnson meets with government officials to discuss the International Police Peacekeeping Operation Support (IPPOS) Program, in Brussels and Berlin. For more information, click here.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER:
1:20 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner and Secretary Clinton announce the release of the 2010 International Religious Freedom Report, in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ:
Assistant Secretary Schwartz travels to Chad through November 18. He is meeting with government officials, representatives of international organizations and NGOs engaged in humanitarian assistance efforts in the region.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN:
10:00 a.m.
Ambassador Benjamin meets with European Commission Director General for Home Affairs Stefano Manservisi, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Ambassador Benjamin briefs members of the Washington Foreign Press Center on the current state of global terrorist threats and the status of U.S. counterterrorism efforts, at the National Press Building.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY FPC)

12:30 p.m.
Ambassador Benjamin meets with Colombian Ambassador Gabriel Silva Luján, at the Colombian Ambassador’s residence.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER:
9:00 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, at the Russian Ambassador’s residence.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks to participants in USAID’s Local Capacity Development Team Training, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL ENVOY FOR INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AFFAIRS DAVID GOLDWYN:
11:00 a.m.
Special Envoy Goldwyn meets with Representative Glenn Thompson, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH:

Special Representative Pandith travels to Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Maldives for meetings with civil society organizations, journalists, social entrepreneurs, youth groups, and government officials through November 24.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER:
8:00 a.m.
Dr. Slaughter joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Congressional Leaders, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m.
Dr. Slaughter meets with Singaporean Permanent Secretary Bilahari Kausikan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE:

1:20 p.m. Secretary Clinton announces the release of the 2010 International Religious Freedom Report with Assistant Secretary Posner, in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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THERE WILL NOT BE A DAILY PRESS BRIEFING

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