Public Schedule
Washington, DC
May 24, 2011


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton accompanies President Obama on his foreign travel in London, United Kingdom. Click here for more information (ET + 5 hours).

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton, escorted by UK Captain Gerald Johnston, Assistant Equerry to the Queen, tours the State Apartments of Buckingham Palace, in London, United Kingdom.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:20 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton attends President Obama and the First Lady’s arrival ceremony, at Buckingham Palace, in London, United Kingdom.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

12:25 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton joins President Obama and the First Lady’s lunch with Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace, in London, United Kingdom.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton joins President Obama and the First Lady in viewing the exhibition of Royal Collection items relating to America in the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace, in London, United Kingdom.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton joins President Obama’s meeting with UK Opposition Leader Ed Miliband, in London, United Kingdom.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:30 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton joins President Obama and the First Lady in attending the State Dinner hosted by Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace, in London, United Kingdom.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY JAMES STEINBERG

6:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Steinberg delivers remarks to the Spring Board/IAC Meeting, at the National Museum of History.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


DEPUTY SECRETARY THOMAS NIDES

12:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Assistant Secretary Shapiro, Deputy Special Representative Dan Feldman and Deputy Director Rob Goldberg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with FCC Senior Counselor Josh Gottheimer, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Under Secretary Kennedy, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with the senior budget team, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJIV SHAH

8:30 a.m.
Administrator Shah delivers keynote remarks to the Chicago Council’s Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security, at the Ronald Reagan Building.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Administrator Shah meets with Bill Gates of the Gates Foundation, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.
Administrator Shah meets with Josette Sheeran, Executive Director of the World Food Programme, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WILLIAM BURNS

2:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Burns appears before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY SENATE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS

Under Secretary Hormats is on foreign travel to participate in the OECD Ministerial meeting in Paris, France and in the G8 Summit in Deauville, France through May 28.

10:10 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with French Secretary of State for Foreign Trade Pierre Lellouche, in Paris.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats participates in a bilateral meeting with Australian Trade Minister Dr. Craig Emerson, in Paris.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats co-chairs a meeting on “Future of International Investment Policy,” at the OECD Ministerial.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO

Under Secretary Otero is on foreign travel.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER

Under Secretary Tauscher returns from foreign travel in Moscow, Russia.


CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

Ambassador Marshall accompanies President Obama on his foreign travel.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

8:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake delivers remarks at the Defense Writers Group breakfast briefing, at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Lithuanian Deputy Foreign Minister Egidijus Meilunas, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with a Commission of Inquiry briefing team from Kyrgyzstan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

Assistant Secretary Brimmer attends the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) counterterrorism workshop in Lucca, Italy.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Lieutenant General Michael R. Moeller, U.S. Security Coordinator for the Israel-Palestinian Authority, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Ambassador Hans G. Klemm, Coordinating Director of Rule of Law and Law Enforcement in Kabul, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Major General Timothy J. Lowenberg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFFREY FELTMAN

Assistant Secretary Feltman is on foreign travel in Benghazi, Libya through May 24 to meet with Transitional National Council (TNC) members, including Chairman Mustafa Abdul Jalil. Click here for more information.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

Assistant Secretary Fernandez is on foreign travel to participate in the OECD Ministerial meeting in Paris, France


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

Assistant Secretary Gordon accompanies President Obama on his foreign travel.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULUTRAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

6:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Ann Stock attends the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit “The Start of Something Big” dinner at the Time Warner Center, in New York City. This event marks the conclusion of the 2011 Fortune-U.S. Department of State Global Women's Mentoring Partnership program.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ARTURO VALENZUELA

Assistant Secretary Valenzuela is on foreign travel to Costa Rica and Mexico through May 27.


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

Ambassador Benjamin is on foreign travel in North Africa through May 27.


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY

1:00 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby speaks with UN Office on Drugs and Crime Goodwill Ambassador Christopher Lawford.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

Special Representative Balderston is on foreign travel in Israel until May 25.


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis is on foreign travel to China through June 3 to participate in programs with national and provincial officials.



PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary of State James B. Steinberg will brief the press on Iran sanctions. The on-camera, on-the-record briefing will be held in the State Department Press Briefing Room (Room 2209).

Today’s Daily Press Briefing with Acting Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner will immediately follow this special briefing.

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