Public Schedule
Washington, DC
March 1, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

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

11:00 a.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Tony Blair, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a meeting with General Martin Dempsey, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS


Deputy Secretary Burns is on foreign travel in Brazil. Please click here for more information.

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

Deputy Secretary Nides is on foreign travel to Korea and Japan through March 1. In Korea, he will meet with senior government officials and business leaders to reaffirm support for U.S.-Korea economic and defense cooperation. In Japan, he will do the same, and deliver remarks with 10 U.S. chiefs of mission in the Asia Pacific region to the annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce in support of the Secretary's economic statecraft agenda. Please click here for more information.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

10:00 a.m. Administrator Shah launches USAID’s new Gender Policy, which aims to strengthen women’s rights and the role women play in economic, political and social development, at the White House. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Please contact usaidpressofficers@usaid.gov for information on attending.

11:30 a.m. Administrator Shah meets with Senator Ben Cardin, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:45 p.m.
Administrator Shah meets with Representative Nita Lowey, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR MANAGEMENT PATRICK KENNEDY

Under Secretary Kennedy is on foreign travel in Kyiv, Ukraine.

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

9:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in the G-8 Foreign Affairs Sous-Sherpa (FASS II), at Georgetown University, 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 Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Libya and Switzerland through March 5.

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on foreign travel to Ramstein Air Base, Geneva, Berlin, Warsaw, and Vilnius through March 2. Please click here for more information.

COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS

Counselor Mills is on foreign travel in Haiti for meetings with government officials.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

Ambassador Marshall leads an Experience America trip to Los Angeles, California with members of the Diplomatic Corps and their spouses through March 3. Experience America trips build relationships, encourage business investment and trade, provide a forum for dialogue, and create opportunities for interchange between Chiefs of Diplomatic Missions and American leaders in a wide array of fields. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Afghanistan Minister of Mines, Wahidullah Shahrani, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER


Assistant Secretary Brimmer is on foreign travel in Geneva, Switzerland to represent the U.S. at the Urgent Debate on Syria during the High-Level segment of the UN Human Rights Council’s 19th regular session. Please click here for more information.

2:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Margaret Chan, at the WHO headquarters, in Geneva, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Deputy Director General James Pooley, at the WIPO headquarters, in Geneva, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

9:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU), in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield will attend the Bulgarian National Day Reception, at the Organization of American States, in Washington, DC.
(media determined by host)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Carson meets with Ugandan Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFF FELTMAN

4:30p.m.
Assistant Secretary Feltman meets with Tunisian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Secretary of State of the Americas and Asian division Hedi Ben Abbes 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 the United Arab Emirates from March 1 through 2. This is part of a larger trip to the Gulf region to meet with economic officials and business community representatives to discuss deepening the bilateral trade and investment relationship, Gulf investment in North Africa and participation in the Deauville Partnership, the National Export Initiative, infrastructure and entrepreneurship. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

9:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Gordon delivers remarks on “The United States and Europe: Meeting Global Challenges,” at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY IISS-US)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

2:00 p.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Hammer holds a Spanish-language Twitter Briefing. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON


1:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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


1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones participates in a meeting of the National Ocean Council Principal-level Committee, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner meets with German Special Envoy for the Arab Transition Ambassador Volkmar Wenzel, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL


Coordinator McCall is on foreign travel in Barcelona, Spain to participate in the 2012 Mobile World Congress.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Stock addresses high school students at the YES and A-SMYLE Civic Education Workshop, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

4:00 p.m.
Ambassador Benjamin meets with World Bank US Executive Director’s Office and senior officials to discuss rule of law capacity-building issues and collaboration between the World Bank and the Global Counterterrorism Forum, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND U.S. GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY

3:15 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby meets with Senator Mike Enzi to discuss the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Verveer co-leads the U.S. Delegation to the 56th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women and participates in bilateral meetings and side events in support of women’s rights and empowerment, through March 2, in New York City. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY USUN)

12:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer participates as a panelist in the Council of Foreign Relations programWomen's Economic Empowerment: The Progress of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Initiative and the Value of Investing in Female Entrepreneurs,” in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

7:30 p.m. Ambassador Verveer delivers the keynote address at the Second World Conference on Women’s Shelters, at the Gaylord National Harbor Conference Center in Maryland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

Special Representative Balderston is on foreign travel in Montego Bay, Jamaica to attend the 2012 Investment Forum. Please click here for more information.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

11:00 a.m. Special Representative Farah Pandith meets with members of the Women in Public Service Project steering committee, at Barnard College, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

8:30 p.m.
Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal delivers remarks on anti-Semitism and her role as the Special Envoy at “The Longest Hatred: Confronting Contemporary Anti-Semitism” event, sponsored by the Next Generation, an initiative of the United States Holocaust and Memorial Museum, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

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

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