Public Schedule
Washington, DC
March 7, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

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

10:30 a.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Polish Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY FOLLOWING BILATERAL AT 11:05 A.M.)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 10:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street entrance lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:50 a.m. from the 23rd Street entrance lobby.


3:50 p.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the event, “The Week that Changed the World: President Nixon’s Historic Trip to China and the Future of U.S.-China Relations,” co-hosted by the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Richard Nixon Foundation, at USIP. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:30 p.m. at U.S. Institute of Peace, 2301 Constitution Avenue, NW.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 3:30 p.m. at U.S. Institute of Peace
Please click here to view a live webcast of the event beginning at 8:30 a.m.


5:05 p.m. Secretary Clinton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS


9:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

11:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with U.S. Members of the U.S.-ASEAN Eminent Persons Group, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Chilean Defense Minister Andres Allamand, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:05 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

8:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides participates in a video conference with Embassy Baghdad.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:45 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Mark Abramson of Leadership, Inc., at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with U.S. members of the U.S.-ASEAN Eminent Persons Group, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Deputy Director of Foreign Assistance Rob Goldberg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides speaks with Treasury Under Secretary Lael Brainard.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH


1:00 p.m. Administrator Shah delivers a two-year policy speech on “Transforming Foreign Aid,” at the Council on Foreign Relations, in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Please contact Kendra Davidson at kdavidson@cfr.org for more information.

4:15 p.m. Administrator Shah attends a Child Survival Stakeholders Meeting, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN


Under Secretary Sherman is on foreign travel in Nigeria, Angola, Zambia, Malawi and Kenya through March 11 to meet with senior government officials. Please click here for more information.

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

10:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Andrew Spindler of Financial Service Volunteer Corps, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Philip Blumberg of Blumberg Capital Partners of Miami, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats participates in an event, “The Week that Changed the World: President Nixon’s Historic Trip to China and the Future of U.S.-China Relations,” co-hosted by the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Richard Nixon Foundation, at USIP. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Please click here to view a live webcast of the event beginning at 8:30 a.m.

3:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in a roundtable discussion with Washington Yale CEO Caucus, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

8:45 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero hosts the global issues principals meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Otero delivers remarks at a U.S. Water Partnership event, at the World Resources Institute, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Maria Otero meets with USAID Deputy Administrator Steinberg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Maria Otero meets with Bolivian Foreign Minister Choquehuanca, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS KATHLEEN STEPHENS

9:00 a.m.
Acting Under Secretary Stephens attends an event, “The Week that Changed the World: President Nixon’s Historic Trip to China and the Future of U.S.-China Relations,” co-hosted by the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Richard Nixon Foundation, at USIP. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Please click here to view a live webcast of the event beginning at 8:30 a.m.

1:30 p.m. Acting Under Secretary Stephens attends an event in honor of Voice of America’s 70 Years of International Broadcasting, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake attends an Interagency Policy Committee meeting, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Representative Henry Cuellar, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brownfield attends the Laredo Day Reception, in Washington, DC.
(media determined by host)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

1:30 p.m.
Ambassador Carson meets Portuguese Ambassador to the United States Nuno Brito, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Ambassador Carson meets with Ghanaian President John Atta Mills, at Blair House
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

8:45 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez holds an event for Economic Leadership Day, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez hosts a conference call on business opportunities in Libya’s healthcare sector.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Russian democracy activist and Director of Vision of Tomorrow Fund Oleg Kozlovsky, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Commissioner of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) Sima Samar, 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.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro joins Deputy Secretary Burns for a meeting with Chilean Minister of Defense Andrés Allamand Zavala, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN


10:30 a.m. Ambassador Benjamin attends the Twelfth Regular Session of the Organization of American States Inter-American Committee Against Terrorism (OAS/CICTE), in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE STEPHEN RAPP, OFFICE OF GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE

2:00 p.m. Ambassador Rapp testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade at a hearing on, “The State Department’s Rewards Programs: Performance and Potential,” on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

9:15 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer briefs the press about the International Women of Courage event, hosted by Secretary Clinton and First Lady Michelle Obama on March 8.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Please contact Ann Kambara at KambaraAM@state.gov for more information.

12:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks to participants in the Coca Cola Company Women’s Leadership Program, in Washington DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer and the 2012 International Women of Courage Award recipients meet with members of Congress, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:45 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with a high-level delegation of European female business leaders participating in an International Visitors Program focused on, “Women’s Leadership, Advancing Humanity,” at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at a seminar, “Empowering Women: The Way Ahead,” hosted by Pakistani Ambassador to the United States Sherry Rehman, at the Embassy of Pakistan, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS


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

9:00 a.m. Special Representative Lewis participates in a panel discussion at the R20 Conference, 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.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Special Representative Pandith and Special Envoy Rosenthal meet with Greek Secretary General for Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs Georgios Kalantzis, in Athens, Greece.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

10:30 a.m. LOCAL Special Representative Pandith and Special Envoy Rosenthal meet with Greek Secretary General Yannis-Alexis Zepos at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Athens, Greece.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

11:45 a.m. LOCAL Special Representative Pandith and Special Envoy Rosenthal meet with Greek Secretary General for Transparency and Human Rights Yiannis Ioannidis, in Athens, Greece.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:00 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Pandith and Special Envoy Rosenthal meet with members of the Hellenic Olympic Committee, in Athens, Greece.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:45 p.m. Daily Press Briefing with Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

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