Public Schedule
Washington, DC
January 17, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton is on foreign travel to, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, Lome, Togo, and Sal, Cape Verde. She is accompanied by Counselor and Chief of Staff Mills, Assistant Secretary Carson, Ambassador-At-Large Verveer and Policy Planning Director Sullivan. Click here for more information.

8:45 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivore.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

9:30 a.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with President Alassane Ouattara in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

10:20 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton holds a joint press availability with President Alassane Ouattara in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton meets with the staff and families of Embassy Abidjan in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:45 a.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton participates in a roundtable discussion with youth and community leaders at the Center for Research and Action for Peace in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:40 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with President Faure Gnassingbe, Lome, Togo.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

3:45 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton meets with the staff and families of Embassy Lome in Lome, Togo.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:00 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister José Neves, Sal Island, Cape Verde.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS


Deputy Secretary Burns is on foreign travel in Moscow, Russia.

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

9:15 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides accepts the credentials of UK Ambassador-designate Sir Peter Westmacott, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Pakistani Ambassador Sherry Rehman, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with USAID Administrator Shah and Under Secretary of Defense Michele Flournoy, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Singaporean Permanent Secretary Bilahari Kausikan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Japanese Minister Goshi Hosono, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

7:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

2:15 p.m.
Administrator Shah meets with Deputy Secretary Nides and Under Secretary of Defense Michele Flournoy, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, GROWTH, ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT ROBERT HORMATS

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends the 2nd Advisory Committee meeting on the Secretary’s Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:45 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Jordanian Minister of Planning Dr. Jaffar Hassan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats participates in a meeting with Jordanian entrepreneurs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with U.S. Representative to the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization Ambassador Duane Woerth, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:45 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats holds a conference call with Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Miriam Sapiro, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR CIVILIAN SECURITY, DEMOCRACY, AND HUMAN RIGHTS MARIA OTERO


Under Secretary Otero is on foreign travel to Chile and Colombia through January 20.

COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS
Counselor Mills accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITCAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

2:15 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman joins President Obama’s meeting with Jordanian King Abdullah at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Singaporean Permanent Secretary Bilahari Kausikan at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

11:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake hosts a luncheon in honor of Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake hosts the Chinese Central Asian Sub Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake hosts a dinner in honor of the Chinese Central Asian Sub Dialogue, at the Metropolitan Club in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER


Assistant Secretary Brimmer is on foreign travel to Paris, France to help launch a new anti-racism program, known as “Teaching Respect for All” (TRA). The program is a partnership between the U.S. and Brazilian governments and UNESCO. Assistant Secretary Brimmer will also meet with her P3 counterparts to discuss a variety of topics.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

9:15 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Campbell and Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies greet Republic of Korea Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Issues Lim Sung-nam and Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Shinsuke Sugiyama for the U.S.-Japan-Republic of Korea Trilateral, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE C STREET ENTRANCE)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Campbell delivers opening remarks at the USIP’s “Assignment: China Reporting on China from Nixon to Now” covering the 40th anniversary of President Nixon’s trip to China in 1972 at the United States Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C. Click here for more details.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

Assistant Secretary Carson accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

Assistant Secretary Countryman is on foreign travel to Malaysia, Singapore and Burma through January 24 to conduct bilateral consultations on international security and nonproliferation. In Burma, he will be following up on Secretary Clinton’s trip to continue engagement and direct dialogue on nonproliferation issues.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

Assistant Secretary Fernandez is on foreign travel to Marrakech, Morocco, to lead the U.S. delegation to the second U.S.-Maghreb Entrepreneurship Conference taking place January 16 through 18. This conference is the annual regional partnership event for the U.S. – North Africa Partnership for Economic Opportunity (NAPEO), announced last year at the inaugural U.S. – Maghreb Entrepreneurship Conference in Algeria as part of the global alliance, Partners for a New Beginning.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL, VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

9:00 a.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller visits the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, in Richland, Washington.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
LOCAL Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller delivers a speech "From Telegraph to Twitter: Arms Control Diplomacy in the Information Age," at a an event organized by the Jackson School of International Studies, with the support of the Center for Global Studies and the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management UW Student Chapter, at the University of Washington.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER


9 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner delivers opening keynote remarks at the at the 8th annual State of the Net Conference, at the Hyatt Regency in Washington, DC. Click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner participates in the 2nd meeting of the Advisory Committee on Secretary Clinton’s Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Ambassador to China Gary Locke, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY ANN STOCK

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock attends a luncheon hosted by the UN in honor of Jordanian Queen Rania Al Abdullah, at the Newseum in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

Ambassador Benjamin is on foreign travel to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania through January 20 to chair the East Africa Regional Strategic Initiative.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE STEPHEN RAPP, OFFICE OF GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel to France, Sweden, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Lithuania through January 17 where he meets with officials from ministries of justice and foreign affairs.

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

Ambassador Verveer accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

Special Representative Balderston is on foreign travel in Marrakech, Morocco through January 18 to participate in the Partners for a New Beginning U.S.-North Africa Partnership for Economic Opportunity (PNB-NAPEO) U.S.-Maghreb Entrepreneurship Conference.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR NORTH KOREA POLICY GLYN DAVIES

9:15 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Campbell and Special Representative for North Korea Policy Davies greet Republic of Korea Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Issues Lim Sung-nam and Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Shinsuke Sugiyama for the U.S.-Japan-Republic of Korea Trilateral.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE C STREET ENTRANCE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL


Coordinator McCall is on foreign travel in Singapore to visit American Corners and discuss public diplomacy support for the embassy.

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 C. Toner

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