Public Schedule
Washington, DC
March 22, 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)

10:30 a.m.
Secretary Clinton delivers remarks in honor of World Water Day, at the Department of State. Please click for here more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for cameras: 8:15 a.m. from 21st. Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:00 a.m. from 21st. Street Entrance.
Please visit www.state.gov to view a live streaming of the Secretary’s remarks.


11:30 a.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Turkmenistan Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers and Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Secretary Clinton chairs the Millennium Challenge Corporation board meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:05 p.m.
Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at Transparency International-USA’s Annual Integrity Award Dinner, at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for cameras: 6:00 p.m. from the Grand Ballroom of the Mayflower Hotel.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers 7:30 p.m. the Grand Ballroom of the Mayflower Hotel.


DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

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

4:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Burkina Faso Foreign Minister Djibril Bassolé, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

7:15 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides participates in a video conference with Embassy Kabul.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides hosts an interagency meeting on Law of the Sea, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides delivers remarks at the Thursday Luncheon Group, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides delivers remarks at the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs town hall meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides joins Secretary Clinton at the Millennium Challenge Corporation board meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

9:45 a.m.
Administrator Shah meets with Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Thomas Frieden, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Administrator Shah meets with French Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fishing Bruno Le Maire, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
Administrator Shah speaks with CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Daniel Yohannes.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Administrator Shah attends the MCC board meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Under Secretary Hormats is on foreign travel to Vietnam, Thailand and Belgium through March 25. The themes for the Under Secretary’s trip to Vietnam and Thailand include advancing economic statecraft, promoting cooperation on energy and the environment, emphasizing the importance of safe medicines, and reiterating U.S. trade and regional engagement priorities. In Belgium Under Secretary Hormats will participate in the Brussels Economic Forum.

8:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with the limited country team, in Bangkok, Thailand.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:45 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with the embassy economics team, in Bangkok, Thailand.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:30 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in a Biofuel Energy Roundtable, in Bangkok, Thailand.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at an event launching the Partnership for Safe Medicine, at the Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

12:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with members of the American Chamber of Commerce, in Bangkok, Thailand.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Thai Minister of Commerce Boonsong Teriyapirom, in Bangkok, Thailand.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at an innovation reception at the ambassador’s residence, in Bangkok, Thailand.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

10:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero joins Secretary Clinton and delivers remarks at an event in honor of World Water Day, at the Department of State. Please click for here more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for cameras: 8:15 a.m. from 21st. Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:00 a.m. from 21st. Street Entrance.
Please visit www.state.gov to view a live streaming of the Secretary’s remarks.


CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

3:15 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall delivers remarks at an educational conference on the Department of State Diplomatic Reception Rooms, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

Assistant Secretary Blake hosts the Turkmenistan Annual Bilateral Consultations, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Turkmenistan Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers and Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

12:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Burkina Faso Foreign Minister Djibril Bassolé, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

Assistant Secretary Campbell is on foreign travel in Australia through March 23 as part of ongoing consultations. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONSULAR AFFAIRS JANICE JACOBS

Assistant Secretary Jacobs departs on foreign travel in New Delhi, India, to lead the second U.S.-India Consular Dialogue. Please click here for more information.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

11:00 a.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson delivers remarks at “The Road to Hemispheric Cooperation: VI Summit of the Americas Workshop,” at the Brookings Institution, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with representatives from Boeing, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jones joins Secretary Clinton at an event in honor of World Water Day, at the Department of State. Please click for here more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for cameras: 8:15 a.m. from 21st. Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:00 a.m. from 21st. Street Entrance.
Please visit www.state.gov to view a live streaming of the Secretary’s remarks.


ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

Acting Assistant Secretary Hammer participates in outreach with universities and media in New York City.

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL

9:00 a.m. Coordinator McCall attends a signing ceremony recognizing the partnership between the Department of State and the Smithsonian Institution, at the National Museum of Natural History, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

2:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro meets with Jordanian Ambassador to the U.S. Alia Hatoug-Bouran, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

9:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock attends a signing ceremony recognizing the partnership between the Department of State and the Smithsonian Institution, at the National Museum of Natural History, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN


5:00 p.m. Ambassador Benjamin speaks with students of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, at Georgetown University.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

8:30 a.m.
Ambassador Goosby meets with U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania Alfonso Lenhardt, to discuss in-country PEPFAR activities, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

8:00 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer participates in a video conference on women’s participation with key women stakeholders across Sudanese society, hosted by Embassy Khartoum.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at the National Democratic Institute’s Madeleine K. Albright Grant luncheon, honoring The Women’s Discussion Club of Kyrgyzstan, in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:30 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Winnie Byanyima, Director of the Gender Team, Bureau of Development Policy, United Nations Development Programme, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON


10:30 a.m. Special Representative Balderston joins Secretary Clinton at an event in honor of World Water Day, at the Department of State. Please click for here more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for cameras: 8:15 a.m. from 21st. Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:00 a.m. from 21st. Street Entrance.
Please visit www.state.gov to view a live streaming of the Secretary’s remarks.


6:30 p.m. Special Representative Balderston attends the Canada-U.S. Policy Oscars at the Embassy of Canada, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

Special Representative Pandith meets with members of Dell to discuss their partnership with The Women in Public Service Project in Round Rock, Texas.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

11:00 a.m.
Director of Policy Planning Sullivan meets with Australian Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Beazley, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Director of Policy Planning Sullivan speaks with students from Duke University, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

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

[This is a mobile copy of Public Schedule for March 22, 2012]