Public Schedule
Washington, DC
October 20, 2011


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON:
Secretary Clinton is on foreign travel to Kabul, Afghanistan and Islamabad, Pakistan.

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton participates in a roundtable discussion with Afghan civil society leaders, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:40 a.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton holds bilateral meetings with Afghan President Karzai, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAYS)

12:35 p.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a joint press availability with Afghan President Karzai, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton attends a working lunch hosted by Afghan President Karzai, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:25 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton meets with the staff of U.S. Embassy Kabul, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Gilani, in Islamabad, Pakistan.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

9:40 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton attends a working dinner hosted by Pakistani Foreign Minister Khar, in Islamabad, Pakistan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY WILLIAM BURNS:
Deputy Secretary Burns is on foreign travel to Baku, Azerbaijan, Tbilisi, Georgia and Yerevan, Armenia through October 20.

DEPUTY SECRETARY THOMAS NIDES:
8:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides speaks with National Security Advisor to the Vice President Tony Blinken.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Scott Gould, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Deputy Director of Foreign Assistance Rob Goldberg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides attends an event in honor of Deputy Secretary of Defense-designate Ashton Carter, in Virginia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH:

8:30 a.m. Administrator Shah joins Senior White House Advisor Valerie Jarrett in hosting a panel discussion, “Why Development Matters to Business” as part of USAID’s Public-Private Partnership Forum, at the Ronald Reagan Building.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

12:45 p.m.
Administrator Shah delivers a speech on economic growth as part of USAID’s Public-Private Partnership Forum, at the Ronald Reagan Building.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS:
Under Secretary Hormats is on foreign travel in China to participate in the Sub-National/Innovation Dialogues, and in Jordan to participate in the World Economic Forum through October 24.

8:30 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Zhu Zhixin, Vice Chair of the National Development and Reform Commission, in Beijing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in a State-National Development and Reform Commission Dialogue, in Beijing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:40 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People's Bank of China, in Beijing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends an event hosted by Chinese Vice Minister of Finance Zhu Guangyao, in Beijing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at a USITO reception, at the Hilton Hotel in Beijing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN:
10:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Italian Political Director Sandro De Bernardin, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with a Chinese delegation led by Zheng Bijian, Chairman of the China Institute for Innovation and Development Strategy.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with Senator John McCain, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:10 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman joins President Obama’s bilateral meeting with Norwegian Prime Minister Stoltenberg, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER:
1:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Tauscher meets with Italian Political Director Sandro de Bernardin, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Tauscher meets with Caroline Reda of General Electric Hitachi Nuclear Energy, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Tauscher meets with German Political Director Hans Dieter Lucas, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS:
11:15 a.m.
Counselor Mills attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL:

Ambassador Marshall leads an Experience America trip to New Orleans, Louisiana with members of the Diplomatic Corps and their spouses from October 19-21. Click here for more information. For live updates on the trip, follow @DipPartnerships on Twitter.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON:
Assistant Secretary Carson is on foreign travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Niger until October 26. Click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION THOMAS COUNTRYMAN:
Assistant Secretary Countryman is on foreign travel to Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand through October 20 to hold discussions on regional nonproliferation cooperation, including issues related to the upcoming East Asia Summit in mid-November. Click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ:
10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with South Korean Deputy Minister for Trade Lee Si-hyung, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL, VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE ROSE GOTTEMOELLER:
1:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller and Victor Vasiliev, Russian Deputy Representative to the UN Conference on Disarmament, deliver a joint briefing on new START Treaty implementation during the UN General Assembly first Committee, at the UN in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:45 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller conducts a briefing at the New York Foreign Press Center, in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
For more information, click here.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO:
9:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro meets with Italian Political Director Sandro De Bernardin, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY ANN STOCK (R):
2:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock (R) meets with five young women of North Korean origin participating in the Work, English Study, and Travel (WEST) program, 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 Spanish Ambassador Jorge Dezcallar and Prime Minister of the Basque Autonomous Government Francisco Javier Lopez Alvarez, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY:
8:30 a.m.
Ambassador Goosby hosts the “PEPFAR: Using Science to Save Lives” presentation for members of the Senate and their staffs in Washington, DC.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m.
Ambassador Goosby attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER:
11:00 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with South African advocate Thoko Majokwehi, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH:

Special Representative Pandith is on domestic travel to Pittsburgh to deliver remarks at events focused on U.S. engagement with Muslim communities around the world.

SPECIAL ENVOY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE TODD STERN:
Special Envoy Stern is on foreign travel in Cape Town, South Africa through October 21 to lead U.S. participation in the Pre-COP Informal Ministerial Consultations.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN:
Director Sullivan accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE:
12:30 p.m.
Daily Press Briefing with Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner

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