Public Schedule
Washington, DC
December 15, 2011


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:00 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:35 a.m. Secretary Clinton attends a reception for the Women In Public Service Colloquium, at the Department of State.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)
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10:00 a.m. Secretary Clinton delivers the keynote address at the Inaugural Women In Public Service Colloquium, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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Pre-set time for video cameras: 7:30 a.m.at the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 8:30 a.m.at the 23rd Street Lobby.


1:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 12:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 12:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


2:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Danish Foreign Minister Villy Sovndal, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 2:35 P.M.)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 1:55 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:20 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


3:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton chairs a Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) board meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:15 p.m. Secretary Clinton and Assistant Secretary Feltman meet with Ali Tarhouni, Special Envoy of the Libyan Transitional National Council, 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, and alliance issues. Click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, ENERGY AND AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS ROBERT HORMATS

9:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats participates in the Yale CEO Leadership Summit, in New York City. Click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY AND GLOBAL AFFAIRS MARIA OTERO

11:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero participates in the Middle Eastern Transition Meeting with Ambassador Taylor, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with Pierre Krahenbuhl of the International Committee of the Red Cross, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Tauscher meets with Japanese Director General for Disarmament, Non Proliferation and Science Department Makio Miyagawa, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Tauscher attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS

3:00 p.m. Counselor Mills accompanies Secretary Clinton to the Millennium Challenge Corporation board meeting.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

3:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall hosts a holiday reception for the Diplomatic Corps with Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden, at Blair House in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Brownfield testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Western Hemisphere Subcommittee hearing on U.S.-Caribbean Security Issues, in Washington, DC.
(media determined by host)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

2:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on “Improving Governance in the Democratic Republic of Congo,” in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINDED BY HOST)

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Carson delivers remarks at the 10th Anniversary of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program event, “A Decade of Diversity,” in Washington, DC.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Countryman attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS J. ADAM ERELI

5:30 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Ereli participates in a roundtable with Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program alumni, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Ereli delivers remarks at the 10th Anniversary of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program event, “A Decade of Diversity,” in Washington, DC.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EAST AFFAIRS JEFF FELTMAN

5:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Feltman meets with Ali Tarhouni, Special Envoy of the Libyan Transitional National Council, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with members of the U.S.-UAE Business Council, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED MEDIA COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with World Bank Managing Director Mahmoud Mohieldin, at the World Bank.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez delivers remarks at the book launch for World Bank publication,“Remittance Markets in Africa,” at the World Bank.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WORLD BANK)

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 Thursday, Assistant Secretary Rose Gottemoeller travels to Bucharest, Romania to meet with counterparts and discuss the future of conventional arms control in Europe, among other issues. Click here for more information.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

2:00 p.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Ecuadorian Ambassador Nathalie Cely, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


9:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jones participates in the Women in Public Service Project Colloquium, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones attends a function at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones delivers remarks on international issues in science and technology, at the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, DC.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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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

Assistant Secretary Stock delivers remarks at and participates in the Women in Public Service Project Colloquium, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY

Ambassador Goosby is on foreign travel to Geneva, Switzerland to participate in a meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board.

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

Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at and participates in the Women in Public Service Project Colloquium, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis delivers remarks at and participates in the Women in Public Service Project Colloquium, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

Special Representative Pandith delivers remarks at and participates in the Women in Public Service Project Colloquium, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

9:00 a.m. Director Sullivan delivers remarks at the Session on Global Swing States, at the German Marshall Fund in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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