Press Statement
Washington, DC
March 19, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

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

10:05 a.m. Secretary Clinton delivers opening remarks to the Foreign Affairs Policy Board, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:45 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Peter Robinson, First Minister of Northern Ireland, and Martin McGuiness, Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for cameras: 2:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.


4:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with President Obama, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

6:15 p.m. Secretary Clinton attends a working dinner with the Foreign Affairs Policy Board, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

9:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends the Secretary’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:45 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

6:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a working dinner for the Secretary’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

7:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides hosts a video conference with Embassy Kabul and USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with U.S. Ambassador to Yemen Gerald Feierstein, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Deputy Chief of Mission to Pakistan Richard Hoagland, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:45 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with U.S. Ambassador to UNESCO David Killion, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

1:00 p.m.
Administrator Shah meets with Pakistani Ambassador to the U.S. Sherry Rehman, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER


Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller participates in the CSIS Trilateral Nuclear Dialogue in London, England. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS KATHLEEN STEPHENS

11:00 a.m. Acting Under Stephens meets with U.S. Ambassador-designate to Nicaragua Phyllis Powers, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Acting Under Secretary Stephens meets with U.S. Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Patrick Moon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Acting Under Secretary Stephens meets with U.S. Ambassador to Yemen, Gerald Feierstein, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Afghanistan Ambassador to the U.S. Eklil Ahmad Hakimi, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS)

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Commerce Secretary John Bryson, at the Department of Commerce.
(CLOSED PRESS)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Deputy Secretary Nides and U.S. Ambassador to UNESCO David Killion, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer attends a reception in honor of the Secretary’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with U.S Ambassador to Laos Karen Stewart, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Maura Connelly, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS JEFF FELTMAN

10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Feltman meets with UAE Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef Al Otaiba, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

11:30 a.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Hammer meets with the Spokesman of the Italian Embassy Luca Gori, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON


4:30 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a reception in honor of the Secretary’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones attends a luncheon hosted by the Ambassador of Ireland in honor of His Excellency Enda Kenny, Prime Minister of Ireland, at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C.

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones attends a reception in honor of the Secretary’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock meets U.S. Ambassador to Laos Karen Stewart, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock meets with Leslie Berlowitz, President of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and Richard Brodhead, President of Duke University to discuss the American Academy's Commission on Humanities and Social Sciences.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
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4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Stock attends a reception in honor of the Secretary’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Ambassador Rapp is on travel to Ohio through March 21.

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

8:30 a.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Barbara Unmuessing, President of the Heinrich Boll Foundation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with U.S. Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Patrick Moon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer attends a luncheon with Owen Paterson, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, at the British Embassy.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Ambassador Princeton Lyman, U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with U.S. Ambassador to Fiji Frankie Reed, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer attends a reception in honor of the Secretary’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

12:30 p.m.
Special Representative Balderston attends a luncheon for Owen Paterson, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, at the British Embassy.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY BRITISH EMBASSY)

2:30 p.m. Special Representative Balderston meets with U.S. Ambassador to UNESCO David T. Killion, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED TO PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Special Representative Balderston attends a reception in honor of the Secretary’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Special Representative Balderston participates in the American Ireland Fund 20th Annual National Day Gala at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY AMERICAN IRELAND FUND)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

Director Sullivan attends events surrounding the Secretary’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board, at the Department of State.

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

[This is a mobile copy of Public Schedule for March 19, 2012]