Public Schedule
Washington, DC
December 16, 2010


SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON:
9:15 a.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with the Assistant Secretaries of the Regional Bureaus, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m.
Secretary Clinton hosts the annual Department of State Retirement Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m.
Secretary Clinton attends President Obama’s statement to the press on the Afghanistan-Pakistan Annual Review in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with leaders from civil liberties organizations, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:15 p.m.
Secretary Clinton hosts a farewell reception for OMB Director Jack Lew, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE JIM STEINBERG:

Deputy Secretary Steinberg meets with senior officials in Beijing, China through December 16.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH:
8:00 a.m.
Administrator Shah meets with Quartet Representative Tony Blair, at the British Embassy.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Administrator Shah delivers remarks at the State of the Administration speaker series for the Diplomatic Corps hosted by Ambassador Marshall, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Administrator Shah hosts the USAID Annual Awards Ceremony at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m
. Administrator Shah attends a farewell reception for OMB Director Jack Lew, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS BILL BURNS:

Under Secretary Burns participates in a Princeton University foreign policy workshop at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, at Princeton University in New Jersey.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS:
8:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the Yale CEO Summit, in New York.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS JUDITH MCHALE:
2:00 p.m.
Under Secretary McHale meets with Leon Botstein, the President of Bard College, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO:
10:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with Honduran Ambassador Jorge Ramon Hernandez Alcerro, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with senior representatives of Conservation International and the World Wildlife Fund, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL:

Ambassador Marshall hosts a State of the Administration speaker series for the Diplomatic Corps featuring remarks by Administrator Shah, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER:
10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer hosts a visiting delegation of Portuguese Diplomats for UN Security Council consultations, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ:
11:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez and Assistant Secretary of Commerce Camuñez co-host an inter-agency meeting of the Next Tier Markets, at the Department of Commerce.
(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. For more information, click here.

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.

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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ERIC SCHWARTZ:
10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Schwartz attends a State of the Administration briefing with Administrator Shah, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA:
1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Valenzuela provides a review of U.S. policy toward the hemisphere in 2010 to media, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, contact WHAPress@state.gov.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN:
11:00 a.m.
Ambassador Benjamin attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

11:30 a.m.
Ambassador Benjamin attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

6:30 p.m.
Ambassador Benjamin joins former Coordinators for Counterterrorism Dell Dailey and Henry Crumpton for an off-the-record roundtable discussion on terrorism hosted by the Center for a New American Security, at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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:
9:00 a.m. Dr. Slaughter and USAID Deputy Administrator Steinberg deliver remarks on the first Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, at the U.S. Institute of Peace.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Watch live at www.usip.org/webcast. For more information, click here.

12:00 p.m. Dr. Slaughter and USAID Deputy Administrator Steinberg deliver remarks on the first Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review to the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, in 2200 Rayburn House Office Building.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, click here.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE:
1:30 p.m.
There will be a daily press briefing with Assistant Secretary Philip J. Crowley. Acting Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Frank Ruggiero will open today’s daily press briefing.

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