Public Schedule
Washington, DC
October 24, 2011


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

6:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton presents the World Food Program’s 2011 George McGovern Leadership Award to Howard Buffett and Bill Gates and participates in a conversation with the awardees and WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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DEPUTY SECRETARY WILLIAM BURNS

Deputy Secretary Burns delivers a speech on U.S.-China relations at Texas A&M University in College Station.


DEPUTY SECRETARY THOMAS NIDES

Deputy Secretary Nides is on foreign travel in Brussels, Belgium through October 25 for meetings with senior NATO, EU and European officials.


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJIV SHAH

2:00 p.m.
Administrator Shah attends a ONE Moms Blogger Event, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:00 p.m.
Administrator Shah attends the World Food Program USA award ceremony, honoring Bill Gates and Howard Buffett, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO

12:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero hosts an luncheon discussion of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender issues, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Under Secretary Otero attends the World Food Program USA award ceremony, honoring Bill Gates and Howard Buffett, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

11:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Ahmed Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Iran.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER

6:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Tauscher attends a reception in honor of Romanian Armed Forces Day, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

12:15 p.m. LCOAL
Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with the American Jewish Committee of Houston, in Houston, Texas.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:30 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Ambassador Edward Djerejian of Rice University’s James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, in Houston, Texas.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Brimmer participates in a roundtable discussion at Rice University’s James A Baker III Institute for Public Policy, in Houston, Texas.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:30 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Brimmer delivers keynote remarks at the UN Day Reception and Dinner hosted by the UN Association of Houston, Rotary International, and the City of Houston, in Houston, Texas.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

11:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Peruvian Prime Minister Salomon Lerner Ghitis, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Ambassador Paul Simons, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

Assistant Secretary Fernandez is on foreign travel in Saudi Arabia through October 25. Click here for more information.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY ANN STOCK

Assistant Secretary Stock attends the opening events for the “New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


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

Ambassador Verveer is on foreign travel to the Balkans through October 26 to meet with a broad range of groups working to address post-conflict challenges.


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

Special Representative Balderston is on foreign travel to Jordan and Italy through October 26. Special Representative Balderston will attend the World Economic Forum and participate in events related to Partners for a New Beginning in Jordan and the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights Compass Conference on impact investing in Italy.


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis meets with Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinosa, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, and technology experts, in San Francisco, California.


PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:30 p.m. Daily Press Briefing.


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