Public Schedule
Washington, DC
February 21, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

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

12:40 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Boeing CEO James McNerney, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:45 p.m. Secretary Clinton delivers the keynote address at the Global Business Conference, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 11:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 12:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


2:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton participates in a bilateral meeting with Guatemalan Foreign Minister Harold Caballeros, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


5:55 p.m. Secretary Clinton hosts a reception for the Global Business Conference, at the Department of State.
(POOL PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

2:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns delivers opening remarks at a U.S.-Dutch Counterterrorism Cooperation event, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with the Iraqi Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Ali al-Adeeb, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

8:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides hosts the Department of State’s first Global Business Conference to bring together 200 representatives from business support organizations and the private sector. The conference aims to inform the private sector about the Department’s support for U.S. businesses, update them on the Secretary's economic statecraft agenda, and engage them on how the Department can more effectively promote U.S. business overseas. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS FOR REMARKS)

6:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides speaks to an undergraduate class at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy via videoconference. The conversation will address the intersection of media, politics and foreign policy.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

9:00 a.m.
Administrator Shah holds a call with Christian Friis Bach, Denmark’s Minister for Development Cooperation.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Administrator Shah meets with Executive Director of the World Food Programme Ambassador Ertharin Cousin, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats participates in the first annual Global Business Conference, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS FOR REMARKS)

6:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends a reception in honor of 51st Anniversary of the National Day of the State of Kuwait.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with Peruvian Minister Carolina Trivelli, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Under Secretary Otero joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Guatemalan Foreign Minister Harold Caballeros, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS KATHLEEN STEPHENS

11:00 a.m. Acting Under Secretary Stephens delivers remarks at the U.S.-Iraq Joint Coordination Committee meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL


10:00 a.m. Ambassador Marshall hosts a State of the Administration briefing for members of the Diplomatic Corps featuring Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Peter Ericson, Deputy Director General and Head of the Security Policy Department of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Sweden.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Kwaku Aning of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

9:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield hosts a meeting with international partners to coordinate counternarcotics and anti-crime assistance in West Africa, in Washington DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL


Assistant Secretary Campbell is on foreign travel to Brussels and London through February 23 to meet with senior representatives from the European Union. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Carson participates in the first annual Global Business Conference, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS FOR REMARKS)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

2:45 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with meets with Kwaku Aning of the International Atomic Energy Agency, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in the first annual Global Business Conference, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS FOR REMARKS)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

12:30 p.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in the first annual Global Business Conference, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS FOR REMARKS)

2:30 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Guatemalan Foreign Minister Harold Caballeros, at the Department of State.

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. On February 20, Assistant Secretary Jones visits Nairobi, Kenya, to promote the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, visit the Regional Center for Mapping Resources for Development and to speak at a UN Environment Programme event on the recently-announced Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants. Please click here for more information.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MICHAEL HAMMER

Acting Assistant Secretary Hammer is on domestic travel to Denver and Boulder, Colorado through February 24 where he will meet with students, academics, civic leaders, and media.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

11:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Environmental Protection Agency Assistant Administrator for the Office of International and Tribal Affairs Michelle DePass, in Washington DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

12:00 p.m. Special Representative Lewis participates in the first annual Global Business Conference, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS FOR REMARKS)

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

11:00 a.m Ambassador Verveer meets with Peruvian Minister of Development and Social Inclusion Carolina Trivelli on regional efforts to boost women’s empowerment, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Manufacturing and Services Nicole Lamb-Hale, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:15 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Iraqi Minister of Higher Education Ali al-Adeeb, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer attends a reception sponsored by the Embassy of Kuwait in honor of the National Day of the State of Kuwait, at the Four Seasons Hotel, Washington, DC
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

Special Representative Pandith is on foreign travel to Kenya, the Comoros Islands, Tanzania and Sudan to meet with youth and civil society groups as well as to launch Generation Change chapters in Kenya, the Comoros Islands and Sudan, through February 21.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

11:45 a.m. Daily Press Briefing with Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

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