Public Schedule
Washington, DC
January 26, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:15 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with assistant secretaries from the regional bureaus, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a town hall meeting on the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR), at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
This event will be broadcast live on BNET.
Pre-set time for video cameras: 8:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


11:45 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with General James Mattis, Commander, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:40 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with participants from the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Washington Ambassadors Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:50 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with participants from the U.S.-Philippines Bilateral Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS


Deputy Secretary Burns is on foreign travel to Ghana, Uganda, South Sudan and Ethiopia through January 30, leading a high-level U.S. Government delegation. Please click here for more information.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah is on foreign travel in Davos, Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

3:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Under Secretary Hormats is on foreign travel in Davos, Switzerland through January 28 to attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting.

8:45 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats participates in a panel “Sustainable Transportation: Architecting an Integrated Approach”, in Davos, Switzerland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

10:30 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with Klaus Kleinfeld of ALCOA, in Davos, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with European Commission Vice-President Viviane Reding, in Davos, Switzerland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

11:40 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with Douglas Flint of HSBC, in Davos, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:15 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats attends a meeting on “Jobs and the Future of Work”, in Davos, Switzerland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats attends a panel on “The Implications of the Arab Spring”, in Davos, Switzerland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with Cynthia Carroll of Anglo American, in Davos, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan, in Davos, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:10 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with Mongolian Prime Minister Sukhbaatar Batbold, in Davos, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero chairs the Open Government Partnership Steering Committee Meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero attends Secretary Clinton’s town hall meeting on the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR),at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with the Afghan Minister of Counter Narcotics Zarar Moqbel Osmani, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS ELLEN TAUSCHER

11:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Tauscher delivers remarks at the Sixth Annual Strategic Weapons in the 21st Century Conference, in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:00 p.m. Under Secretary Tauscher attends a meeting at the Pentagon.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY DOD)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Tauscher meets with private industry nuclear executives, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

12:00 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall hosts a reception in honor of recently accredited ambassadors to the U.S. and their spouses, at Blair House in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall attends a welcome reception in honor of UK Ambassador Sir Peter Westmacott and Lady Susan Westmacott, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

9:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake participates in the EU-U.S. Dialogue on Asia, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake attends the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Washington Ambassadors Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake delivers remarks at the American Enterprise Institute, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

9:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield attends the opening session of the U.S.-UK Counternarcotics Bilateral meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL


9:15 a.m. Assistant Secretary Campbell and Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Peter Lavoy welcome the Philippines delegation for the 2nd U.S.-Philippines Bilateral Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE C STREET ENTRANCE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON


Assistant Secretary Carson accompanies Deputy Secretary Burns on foreign travel to Ghana, Uganda, South Sudan and Ethiopia through January 31. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Countryman hosts a meeting of the G8 Nonproliferation Directors Group, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

11:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez delivers remarks on the interaction of tax and aid, at the World Bank in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meet with UAE Minister of Foreign Trade Sheikha Lubna, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL, VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE ROSE GOTTEMOELLER


Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller is on foreign travel to Geneva, Switzerland and Vienna, Austria through January 27. On Thursday, Assistant Secretary Gottemoeller participates in a Monterey Institute-PIR Center workshop on the future arms control agenda, in Vienna, Austria. Please click here for more information.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

2:00 p.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Hammer meets with Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Ma Zhaoxu, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON


2:30 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Director of the Inter-American Defense College Rear Admiral Jeffrey Lemmons, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

Assistant Secretary Posner is on foreign travel in Egypt to meet with government officials and civil society representatives.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

Assistant Secretary Shapiro meets with representatives from U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM), in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY NORTHCOM)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY ANN STOCK

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Stock meets with Moroccan Ambassador Rachad Bouhlal, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock attends a reception hosted by Chief of Protocol Ambassador Marshall in honor of recently accredited ambassadors to the U.S. and their spouses, at Blair House in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stocks attends a welcome reception in honor of UK Ambassador Sir Peter Westmacott and Lady Susan Westmacott, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR AMBASSADOR ERIC GOOSBY

Ambassador Goosby is on foreign travel in Davos, Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting.

3:15 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador Goosby is interviewed by Randi Zuckerberg of R to Z Media, discussing the importance of social media in advancing the Global Plan to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV by 2015, in Davos, Switzerland.

7:00 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador Goosby meets with Rhonda Zygocki of Chevron to discuss Chevron’s role as a private sector partner in the global plan to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV by 2015, in Davos, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador Goosby participates in an event recognizing the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, in Davos, Switzerland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COORDINATOR FOR THREAT REDUCTION PROGRAMS AMBASSADOR BONNIE JENKINS

8:30 a.m.
Ambassador Jenkins chairs panel discussions on the Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction (GP), in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

1:30 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

11:30 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer attends an event in honor of UAE Minister of Foreign Trade Sheikha Lubna, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:00 p.m
. Ambassador Verveer meets with Estonian Director General for Security and Policy Miko Halja, and Estonian Director for NATO and Security Policy Eerik Marmei, to discuss UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer attends a welcome reception in honor of UK Ambassador Sir Peter Westmacott and Lady Susan Westmacott, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis is on foreign travel in Brazil through February 1, to promote sub-national engagement between the U.S. and Brazil. Please click here for more information.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with Mayor of Natal Micarla de Sousa, in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

10:30 a.m. LOCAL
Special Representative Lewis meets with Rio Grande do Norte Secretary of Education Betânia Ramalho, in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL
Special Representative Lewis meets with Rio Grande do Norte Secretary of Labor and Social Assistance Luiz Eduardo Carneiro Costa, in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

10:30 a.m. Special Envoy Rosenthal meets with UN Assistant Secretary-General of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

5:00 p.m.
Special Envoy Rosenthal meets with UN Officer for Culture Rochelle Roca-Hachem, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

6:00 p.m.
Special Envoy Rosenthal attends the opening of the exhibition, “A Monument of Good Deeds: Dreams and Hopes of Children During the Holocaust” and “The Holocaust: Keeping the Memory Alive”, commemorating UN International Holocaust Remembrance Day, in New York City. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING SULLIVAN

11:45 a.m.
Director of Policy Planning Sullivan attends U.S.-Philippines Strategic Dialogue meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

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

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