Public Schedule
Washington, DC
November 23, 2010


SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

12:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Secretary of Defense Bob Gates and National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:45 p.m.
Secretary Clinton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE JAMES STEINBERG


12:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO

Under Secretary Otero leads the U.S. delegation to the International Tiger Conservation Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia through November 24. Under Secretary Otero is also meeting with civil society groups and Russian government officials. For more information, contact Giles-DiasKL@state.gov.


COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS

2:00 p.m.
Counselor Mills attends a meeting on Development Policy, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

11:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Dr. Sami Al-Araji, Chairman of Iraq’s National Investment Commission, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Algerian Ambassador Abdallah Baali, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

Assistant Secretary Gordon is in Paris, France through November 24 for the G-8 Political Directors Transition Meeting and to meet with senior French government officials.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Romanian Ambassador Adrian Vierita, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ


Assistant Secretary Schwartz travels to Sudan through November 23. He is meeting with government officials, representatives of international organizations and NGOs engaged in humanitarian assistance efforts in the region.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with Executive Director of the World Bank Ian Solomon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN


10:30 a.m. Ambassador Benjamin meets with Moroccan Ambassador Aziz Mekouar, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


SPECIAL ENVOY FOR INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AFFAIRS DAVID GOLDWYN

2:00 p.m.
Special Envoy Goldwyn meets with Dr. Mohammad Abdul Ghaffar, Bahraini Advisor for Diplomatic Affairs, at the Department of State.
(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.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE


1:15 p.m. U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Kenneth H. Merten will brief the press via digital video conference from Port-au-Prince, Haiti on the status of Haiti’s upcoming elections in the Press Briefing Room. The briefing will be on-camera and on-the-record.

The Daily Press Briefing with Acting Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner will immediately follow.

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