Public Schedule
Washington, DC
February 15, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:30 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with the management team, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:45 a.m.
Secretary Clinton attends the USAID town hall meeting, at USAID.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for cameras 9:15 a.m. at the 14th St. entrance into the Ronald Reagan Building (14th St. and Pennsylvania Ave. NW).
Final access time journalists and still photographers 10:15 a.m. at the 14th St. entrance into the Ronald Reagan Building (14th St. and Pennsylvania Ave. NW).
To view the live webcast click here

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

Deputy Secretary Burns is on foreign travel to Austria, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and Croatia through February 20.

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

Deputy Secretary Nides is on foreign travel in Iraq to hold meetings with senior Iraqi and Embassy Baghdad officials.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

10:45 a.m.
Administrator Shah joins Secretary Clinton for the USAID town hall meeting, at USAID.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for cameras 9:15 a.m. at the 14th St. entrance into the Ronald Reagan Building (14th St. and Pennsylvania Ave. NW).
Final access time journalists and still photographers 10:15 a.m. at the 14th St. entrance into the Ronald Reagan Building (14th St. and Pennsylvania Ave. NW).
To view the live webcast click here

3:30 p.m. Administrator Shah meets with Director of Policy Planning Sullivan, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

11:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends a reception and a luncheon in honor of Vice President of the People’s Republic of China, His Excellency Xi Jinping, hosted by the U.S.-China Business Council and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, at the Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with a delegation of the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the GE event, “Competitiveness: What Works in Global Markets”, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS KATHLEEN STEPHENS

12:00 p.m.
Acting Under Secretary Stephens attends a luncheon in honor of Vice President of the People’s Republic of China, His Excellency Xi Jinping, hosted by the U.S.-China Business Council and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, at the Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:00 p.m. Acting Under Secretary Stephens meets with Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 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 India and Sri Lanka through February 15.

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

8:00 a.m.
Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller and Assistant Secretary Countryman meet with the Defense Writers Group, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall hosts a State of the Administration briefing on the National Action Plan for Women, Peace and Security for members of the Diplomatic Corps featuring Ambassador-At-Large for Global Women’s Issues Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Deputy Administrator of USAID Donald Steinberg, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense William Lietzau and Deputy Director for Partnerships on the Joint Staff Brigadier General Maryanne Miller, at Blair House, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE


Assistant Secretary Blake is on foreign travel to the Maldives, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh through February 17. Please click here for more information.

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Independent University Bangladesh Vice Chancellor Hasan Chowdhury, in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with representatives from the Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center, Volunteer for Bangladesh, and Center for Leadership Assistance and Promotion, in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Blake visits the Language Proficiency Center, in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:30 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with students from South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) at the Asian University for Women, in Chittagong Bangladesh.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:30 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Blake delivers remarks at the Asian University for Women, in Chittagong Bangladesh.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN


8:00 a.m. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller and Assistant Secretary Countryman meet with the Defense Writers Group, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with Israeli Director of Arms Control Eyal Propper, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

Assistant Secretary Fernandez is on foreign travel in Bogota, Colombia through February 15 to meet with economic officials, business community representatives, and university students to discuss trade and investment. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

Assistant Secretary Gordon is on foreign travel to Brussels, Belgium, and Moscow, Russia, through February 18. Please click here for more information.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

11:00 a.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Hammer meets with the Director of the Media Hub of the Americas Melissa Martinez, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Hammer attends the Center for the National Interest’s 2012 Distinguished Service Award Dinner honoring Senator Carl Levin in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

Assistant Secretary Jones is on foreign travel to Ethiopia, Tanzania and Kenya through February 22. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

10:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with German Commissioner for Human Rights Markus Löning, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO


Assistant Secretary Shapiro is on foreign travel to South East Asia through February 16. Please click here for more information.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE IN THE OFFICE OF GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE STEPHEN RAPP

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel to Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Australia and Indonesia through February 18.

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

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer participates in a panel in the State of the Administration Speaker Series for members of the Diplomatic Corps, on the U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security, hosted by Ambassador Capricia Penavic Marshall, at Blair House, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at a forum on “The Importance of Maintaining a Strong Civilian Engagement in Afghanistan” hosted by International Relief and Development (IRD), at the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS


Special Representative Lewis participates in the U.S.-China Roundtable, with Vice President Biden and California Governor Jerry Brown, through February 17, in Los Angeles, California.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

Special Representative Pandith travels to Kenya, Comoros Islands, Tanzania, and Sudan to engage with youth and civil society groups as well as to launch Generation Change chapters in Kenya, Comoros Islands, and Sudan through February 21.

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

12:00 p.m. Special Envoy Rosenthal delivers remarks on global anti-Semitism to local business and governmental leaders at the Rotary Club of Madison, in Madison, Wisconsin.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

3:30 p.m. Director of Policy Planning Sullivan meets with Administrator Shah, at USAID.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY USAID)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE:
12:30 P.M.
Daily Press Briefing with Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

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