Public Schedule
Washington, DC
December 14, 2010


SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON:
11:00 a.m.
Secretary Clinton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:15 p.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:45 p.m.
Secretary Clinton participates in a U.S.-South African PEPFAR Partnership Framework Agreement Signing Ceremony with South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:15 p.m. in the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:30 p.m. in the 23rd Street Lobby.


4:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton hosts the annual “Diplomacy at Home for the Holidays” event with the families and loved ones of officers on Unaccompanied Tours, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR REMARKS)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 3:15 p.m. in the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 3:45 p.m. in the 23rd Street Lobby.



DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE JIM STEINBERG:
Deputy Secretary Steinberg, accompanied by Assistant Secretary Campbell, travels to Beijing, China through December 16 to meet with senior officials to continue consultations with the Chinese on regional security issues, including recent developments on the Korean Peninsula. For more information, click here.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH:
11:00 a.m.
Administrator Shah attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS BILL BURNS:
12:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Burns meets with South African Department for International Relations and Cooperation Director General Dr. Ayanda Ntsaluba, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Burns meets with Australian National Security Adviser Duncan Lewis, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS:
8:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with members of the Women's Foreign Policy Group Corporate Advisory Council, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the “White House Forum on IP Theft—Protecting Consumers’ Health and Safety,” at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:15 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Jim McNerney of the Boeing Company and Shep Hill of Boeing International, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Kenyan Ambassador Elkanah Odembo, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE:

Under Secretary McHale attends a Women in Government Holiday Dinner hosted by the Omani Ambassador, in Washington, D.C.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO:
12:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with Santiago Canton, Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with Gracia Hillman, U.S. Elections Assistance Commission Chair, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS:

Counselor Mills attends a meeting of the Interim Haiti Reconstruction Commission, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL:
4:30 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall participates in the annual “Diplomacy at Home for the Holidays” event with the families and loved ones of officers on Unaccompanied Tours, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR REMARKS)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL:

Assistant Secretary Campbell accompanies Deputy Secretary Steinberg on travel to Beijing, China through December 16. For more information, click here.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON:
1:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Carson joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHIL GORDON:

Assistant Secretary Gordon leads the U.S. Delegation to the Fourteenth Session of the Geneva Discussions in Geneva, Switzerland through December 16.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES:
Assistant Secretary Jones travels to Doha, Qatar and Alexandria, Egypt through December 16. On Tuesday, Assistant Secretary Jones speaks at the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) launch event in Alexandria, Egypt.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER:
Assistant Secretary Posner meets with government officials and civil society representatives in Vietnam. He travels to Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand through December 19.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ:
10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Schwartz meets with representatives of the International Family Planning Coalition (IFPC), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Schwartz meets with Robert Hathaway of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Schwartz meets with Australian National Security Advisor Duncan Lewis, at the State Department.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA:
11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with Spanish Minister for External Relations Juan Antonio Yáñez-Barnuevo, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Valenzuela meets with Inter-American Foundation President Robert Kaplan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY:

9:00 a.m. Ambassador Goosby holds a working breakfast with a delegation from the South African Ministry of Health, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:45 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby participates in the U.S.-South African PEPFAR Partnership Framework Agreement Signing Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON:
Special Representative Balderston travels to Ireland to meet with government officials, corporations and non-governmental organizations about the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and other partnership opportunities through December 14.

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.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE:
12:30 p.m.
Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern briefs the press on outcomes of the UN Climate Change Conference in Cancun, in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State.

Today’s Daily Press Briefing follows this special briefing on Climate Change.

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