Public Schedule
Washington, DC
January 18, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

10:50 a.m. Secretary Clinton presents the 13th Annual Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE), at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 10:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:35 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

11:45 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, at the Department of State. As a Cultural Ambassador, Abdul-Jabbar will lead conversations with young people on the importance of education, social and racial tolerance, cultural understanding, and using sports as a means of empowerment.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Ambassador to France Charles Rivkin, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton speaks with outgoing U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan Matthew Bryza.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:15 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with King Abdullah II of Jordan, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)
Pre-set for video cameras, journalists and still photographers: 12:45 p.m. from 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

2:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Ambassador to China Gary Locke, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

1:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns participates in Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with King Abdullah II of Jordan, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)
Pre-set for video cameras, journalists and still photographers: 12:45 p.m. from 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

4:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Singaporean Permanent Secretary Bilahari Kausikan, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

8:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides participates in a secure video conference with Embassy Baghdad, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with a delegation from the Aga Kan Development Network for Afghanistan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:15 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Treasury Under Secretary Lael Brainard, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Ambassador to China Gary Locke, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with the economic task force team, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

1:30 p.m. Administrator Shah meets with Senator Chris Coons, at the University of Delaware, Wilmington Campus.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Administrator Shah meets with officials from the University of Delaware and President of Delaware State University Harry Lee Williams, at the University of Delaware, Wilmington Campus.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:10 p.m.
Administrator Shah tours a DuPont agriculture center, in Wilmington, Delaware.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.
Administrator Shah meets with faith-based leaders, at the University of Delaware, Wilmington Campus.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:45 p.m. Administrator Shah delivers keynote remarks at Senator Chris Coons’ “Opportunity: Africa” Conference, at the University of Delaware, Wilmington Campus.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC, GROWTH, ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT ROBERT HORMATS

9:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends a meeting, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

10:50 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends Secretary Clinton’s presentation of the 13th Annual Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE), at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 10:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:35 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

1:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Deputy USTR Ambassador Miriam Sapiro and Egyptian Trade Minister Mahmoud Eisa, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats speaks with UK Ambassador to the OECD Dominic Martin.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Ambassador to Turkey Francis Ricciardone, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in an Institute for Education INFO Public Policy Roundtable, at the Indonesian Embassy in Washington, DC.
(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.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER

12:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Tauscher delivers remarks to members of the Business Council for International Understanding, in Washington, DC. Click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall participates in the Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony with President Obama, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER


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

2:30 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Brimmer participates in a CO.NX web chat with Special Envoy Rosenthal and Special Representative Pandith in coordination with the launch of a new anti-racism program, “Teaching Respect for All” (TRA), in Paris, France.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Click here to access the live video discussion.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

11:00a.m.
Assistant Secretary Campbell hosts the U.S. – Singapore Strategic Partners Dialogue with Singaporean Permanent Secretary Bilahari Kausikan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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 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. Click here for more information.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with officials from SOUTHCOM and the Florida Regional Center, in Ft. Lauderdale and Miami, Florida.

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL

Coordinator McCall is on foreign travel in Malaysia to meet with representatives from NGOs, local bloggers, academics and local opinion leaders. Click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Swedish Ambassador Jonas Hafström, at the Ambassador’s residence.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY ANN STOCK

9:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock meets with Ambassador to Brazil Thomas Shannon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:50 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock attends Secretary Clinton’s presentation of the 13th Annual Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE), at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 10:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:35 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

11:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Stock attends Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, at the Department of State. As a Cultural Ambassador, Abdul-Jabbar will lead conversations with young people on the importance of education, social and racial tolerance, cultural understanding, and using sports as a means of empowerment.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN


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

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

12:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah II of Jordan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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. Click here for more information.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

9:00 a.m.
Special Representative Lewis attends the U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting, in Washington, DC. Click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:00 p.m.
Special Representative Lewis meets with San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

8:30 a.m.
Special Representative Pandith participates in a CO.NX web chat with Special Envoy Rosenthal and Assistant Secretary Brimmer in coordination with the launch of a new anti-racism program, “Teaching Respect for All” (TRA), in Washington, DC.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Click here to access the live video discussion.

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

8:30 a.m. Special Envoy Rosenthal participates in a CO.NX web chat with Special Representative Pandith and Assistant Secretary Brimmer in coordination with the launch of a new anti-racism program, “Teaching Respect for All” (TRA), in Washington, DC.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Click here to access the live video discussion.

1:30 p.m. Special Envoy Rosenthal meets with representatives from Jewish organizations, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:30 p.m. Daily Press Briefing with Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

[This is a mobile copy of Public Schedule for January 18, 2012]