Public Schedule
Washington, DC
December 14, 2011


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

10:00 a.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the International Engagement Conference for South Sudan, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington DC. Click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 7:30 a.m.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 8:30 a.m.


11:00 a.m. Secretary Clinton joins Jim Lehrer in a discussion at the "Innovation and the Global Marketplace: A Discussion on American Innovation, Trade and the Next 10 Million Jobs" event at the Newseum, in Washington, DC. Click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for cameras: 7:30 a.m.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:00 a.m.


2:15 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with President of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:50 p.m. Secretary Clinton and President of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga deliver remarks and sign the U.S.-Kosovo Agreement on the Protection and Preservation of Certain Cultural Properties, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:15 p.m.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:30 p.m.


3:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton addresses the Istanbul Process for Combating Intolerance and Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief, at the Department of State. Click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.


4:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton hosts the annual holiday reception for the families of Department of State employees serving unaccompanied tours abroad, at the Department of State. Click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR REMARKS)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 3:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 3:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.


5:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

Deputy Secretary Burns is on foreign travel to India, Vietnam and Malaysia through December 17. Click here for more information.


DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

Deputy Secretary Nides is on foreign travel in Tokyo, Japan through December 16 to consult with government officials and Japanese and American business leaders on reconstruction, economic issues, and the future of the alliance.


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

8:30 a.m. Administrator Shah participates in the International Engagement Conference for South Sudan, at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC. Click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

11:20 a.m. Administrator Shah meets with Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Christian Friis Bach, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Administrator Shah meets with UN Special Representative for the Republic of Sudan Hilde Johnson, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.
Administrator Shah delivers closing remarks at the International Engagement Conference for South Sudan, at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC. Click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Tauscher chairs the U.S.-Russia Arms Control and International Security Working Group meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Countryman participates in the U.S.-Russia Arms Control and International Security Working Group meeting chaired by Under Secretary Tauscher, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with Japanese MFA Director General Miyagawa, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

5:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Serbian Minister of Economy Nebojsa Ciric, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Gordon appears before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on European Affairs, on Capitol Hill. Click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE HOUSE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL, VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller is on foreign travel to Belgium, the United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Romania, and Moldova through December 16. On Wednesday, Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller is in Sofia, Bulgaria for meetings with her counterparts to discuss arms control-related issues and the future of conventional arms control in Europe. Click here for more information.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES

8:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jones meets with Northern Ireland Minister for Employment and Learning Stephen Farry, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones meets with Dr. Ted Trimble of the National Cancer Institute's Center for Global Health, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL

Coordinator McCall is on foreign travel in Toronto, Canada to meet with Canadian digital media industry experts.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

Assistant Secretary Posner is on foreign travel in Manama, Bahrain to meet with senior government officials and civil society representatives.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

Assistant Secretary Shapiro is on foreign travel to Egypt and Saudi Arabia through December 15 to meet with officials and discuss mitigating the threat of conventional weapons, combating piracy off the coast of Somalia, and strengthening bilateral political-military relationships. Click here for more information.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY ANN STOCK (R)

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock meets with Russian Minister of Education and Science Andrey Fursenko as part of the education sub-working group of the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN


3:15 p.m. Ambassador Benjamin attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM SUZAN JOHNSON COOK

7:45 a.m. Ambassador Cook participates in a webchat with Ambassador Kozak, Ehsan Zaffar of DHS and Eric Treene of DOJ to discuss U.S and international engagement on best practices in enforcing anti-discrimination laws and government outreach and training. Click here to watch a live stream of the event.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY

Ambassador Goosby is on foreign travel to represent the U.S. at the meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board in Geneva, Switzerland.


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

1:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at the International Engagement Conference for South Sudan, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington DC. Click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer participates in a panel discussion with Robert Zoellick of the World Bank to discuss women entrepreneurs and the newly formed 2011 Babson College Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Women’s Report, at the World Bank.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Contact aobrien@worldbank.org or call (202) 473-7660 for more information.


AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR WAR CRIMES ISSUES STEPHEN RAPP

Ambassador Rapp delivers remarks at a side-event on Witness Protection at the 10th Session of the ICC Assembly of States Parties, at the UN, New York.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:30 p.m. Daily Press Briefing.


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