Public Schedule
Washington, DC
December 10, 2010


SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

11:00 a.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Palestinian Chief Negotiator Saeb Erekat, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Israeli Kadima Leader Tzipi Livni, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with UN Special Envoy Terje Roed-Larsen, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton and Assistant Secretary Posner co-host the 2010 Department of State Eleanor Roosevelt Awards, at the Department of State.
(OPEN EDITORIAL PRESS COVERAGE / POOLED VIDEO COVERAGE)
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. in the 23rd Street Lobby.
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4:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the International Human Rights Day Town Hall hosted by Assistant Secretary Posner with civil society representatives and human rights community leaders, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:45 p.m. in the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 3:15 p.m. in the 23rd Street Lobby.


5:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting
with Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:00 p.m.
Secretary Clinton addresses the Brookings Institution's Saban Center for Middle East Policy Seventh Annual Forum, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR REMARKS)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 4:00 p.m.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 7:00 p.m.
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DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE JAMES STEINBERG

8:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJIV SHAH

10:45 a.m.
Administrator Shah attends a Swearing-In Ceremony for Andy Sission, Mission Director in Pakistan, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Administrator Shah speaks with Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Demetrios Marantis.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WILLIAM BURNS


Under Secretary Burns travels to Chile, Argentina and Brazil through December 13.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS

9:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Microsoft's Worldwide Anti-Piracy General Manager Keith Beeman, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Andrew Somers, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE


Under Secretary McHale will lead the U.S. observer delegation to the third annual meeting of the Bali Democracy Forum (BDF) through December 10 in Bali, Indonesia. For more information, click here.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO

12:15 p.m. Under Secretary Otero hosts a working lunch with Indian Elections Commissioner Shri V.S. Sampath, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL


Ambassador Marshall hosts a Farewell Reception in honor of departing Portuguese Ambassador Joao de Vallera, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

12:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson participates in Under Secretary Otero’s working lunch with Indian Elections Commissioner Shri V.S. Sampath, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFFREY FELTMAN

5:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Feltman attends the 2010 Saban Forum Reception, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SATURDAY 10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Feltman participates in a panel discussion at the Brookings Institution's Saban Center Annual Forum on "The Changing Balances of Power in the Middle East,” in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

12:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with the Board of Directors and Secretary General of the Organization of American States, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL, VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

6:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller delivers the closing keynote address at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Conference on "Forging a Transatlantic Consensus on Russia,” in the SAIS Kenney Auditorium.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES

Assistant Secretary Jones departs for an official visit to Doha, Qatar and Alexandria, Egypt.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

2:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton and Assistant Secretary Posner co-host the 2010 Department of State Eleanor Roosevelt Awards, at the Department of State.
(OPEN EDITORIAL PRESS COVERAGE / POOLED VIDEO COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner hosts the International Human Rights Day Town Hall with civil society representatives and human rights community leaders, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Schwartz meets with Len Rubenstein of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Lucy Brown of the American Red Cross, 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 Albanian Deputy Defense Minister Arjan Starova, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro attends the 2010 Saban Forum Reception, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

8:00 a.m.
Ambassador Benjamin attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE WHITE HOUSE)

10:00 a.m.
Ambassador Benjamin meets with Indonesia Ambassador Dino Patty Djalal, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA


Ambassador Cdebaca participates in the Luxor International Forum, “End Human Trafficking Now: Enforcing the UN Protocol,” through December 12, in Luxor, Egypt. The conference is sponsored by the Suzanne Mubarak International Women’s International Peace Movement and the UN Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking. For more information, click here.


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY
Ambassador Goosby leads the U.S. Government delegation to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Board Retreat and Meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria through December 13.


SPECIAL ADVISOR FOR CHILDREN’S ISSUES AMBASSADOR SUSAN JACOBS

Special Advisor for Children’s Issues Ambassador Jacobs attends meetings in Guatemala with government officials and nongovernmental adoption stakeholders to discuss intercountry adoption. For more information, click here.


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

Ambassador Melanne Verveer participates in the Luxor International Forum, “End Human Trafficking Now: Enforcing the UN Protocol,” through December 12, in Luxor, Egypt. For more information, click here.


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

Special Representative Pandith travels to New Zealand, Brunei and Singapore for meetings with civil society groups, youth, entrepreneurs and government officials through December 17.


DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER

Dr. Slaughter briefs staff from the NEA, E, EEB, S/IEC, S/GPI, S/GAC and INR bureaus on the QDDR, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

1:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Michael Posner will brief the press in observance of Human Rights Day 2010 in the Press Briefing Room (Room 2209). The briefing will be on-the-record and on-camera.

The Daily Press Briefing will immediately follow.



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