Public Schedule
Washington, DC
March 6, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:00 a.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister of Israel Binyamin Netanyahu, at Blair House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE ISRAELI EMBASSY)

12:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Secretary Panetta and National Security Advisor Donilon, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with former South African President F. W. De Klerk, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:15 p.m. Secretary Clinton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

11:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Senator Dick Lugar, at the Hart Senate Building.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Canadian Deputy Foreign Minister Morris Rosenberg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:15 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

10:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides speaks with Department of Veterans Affairs Assistant Secretary Raul Perea-Henze.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with CEO of Delta Richard Anderson and Roy Bostock, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with the Budget Team, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH


9:00 a.m. Administrator Shah appears before the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES)

2:00 p.m.
Administrator Shah appears before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY SENATE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN


Under Secretary Sherman is on foreign travel in Nigeria, Angola, Zambia, Malawi and Kenya to meet with senior government officials. Please click here for more information.

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

Under Secretary Hormats is in New York City through March 7 to deliver remarks at the Asia Society Conference.

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

1:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with Johanna Mendelson of the UN Foundation and Mike Miklavcic of the Center for Stability Operations, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS KATHLEEN STEPHENS

1:00 p.m.
Acting Under Secretary Stephens delivers the keynote address at the 50th Annual U.S. Senate Youth Program Luncheon, at the Department of State. Acting Assistant Secretary Hammer co-hosts the event.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS

10:00 a.m.
Counselor Mills meets with Brazilian General Undersecretary for South, Central America and the Caribbean Antonio Simoes, at the Department of State.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall hosts “Taste of the United Kingdom,” a Diplomatic Partnerships Division Cultural Exchange Program, at the British Ambassador’s residence. She is joined by the British Ambassador, Sir Peter Westmacott and Lady Westmacott, as well as local British children and students from Stoddert Elementary School, a DC public school.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Swiss Ambassador to the United States Manuel Sager, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER


2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer hosts Koen Davidse, Director for the United Nations and International Financial Institutions of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Carson joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with former South African President De Klerk, 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 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to meet with government officials and private sector representatives. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

12:00 p.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Hammer co-hosts the U.S. Senate Youth Program Luncheon for high school students from around the country, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON


Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson accompanies Vice President Biden on foreign travel to Mexico and Honduras. Please click here for more information.

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL

Coordinator McCall is on foreign travel in Brussels, Belgium.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Secretary-General of the Council of Moroccan Jews Serge Berdugo, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION DAVID ROBINSON


Acting Assistant Secretary Robinson is on foreign travel in Georgia and Turkey through March 9. Please click here for more information.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

11:30 a.m.
Ambassador Benjamin meets with Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs Deputy Director General Jeremy Issacharoff, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Ambassador Benjamin attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA


8:00 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca delivers remarks on the state of the fight against modern slavery, at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

5:30 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby meets with representatives from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, at the 19th Annual Conference on Infectious Diseases and Opportunistic Infections in Seattle, WA.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

1:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with a delegation of Brazilian female business leaders, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Charlotte Oades, director of the Coca Cola Company’s “5x20” initiative to create five million new women entrepreneurs by 2020, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at the dinner in honor of the 2012 International Women of Courage, sponsored by the American Women for International Understanding, at the National Press Club. Please click here for more information on the International Women of Courage awards.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS


Special Representative Lewis is on foreign travel in Geneva, Switzerland.

Special Representative Lewis attends the R-20 – Canton of Geneva Reception, at the Geneva City Hall, in Geneva, Switzerland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH & SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL


Special Representative Pandith and Special Envoy Rosenthal are on foreign travel in Greece through March 7 to hold meetings with the Hellenic Olympic Committee to discuss their involvement in 2012 Hours Against Hate. They then travel to Albania through March 9 to encourage the government and civil society to adopt 2012 Hours Against Hate. Please click here for more information.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

11:30 a.m. Director Sullivan meets with U.S. Ambassador to Honduras Hugo Llorens, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE
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