Public Schedule
Washington, DC
March 29, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton is on foreign travel to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Istanbul, Turkey through April 1. The Secretary is accompanied by Assistant Secretary Shapiro and Director Sullivan. Please click here for more information.

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:15 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with U.S. Representative Eliot Engel, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Moroccan Ambassador to the U.S. Rachad Bouhlal, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

2:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

8:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides speaks with U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Director of Foreign Assistance Rob Goldberg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides receives the credentials of Qatari Ambassador-designate Mohammed Abdullah al Rumaihi, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Daniel Yohannes, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides speaks with CEO and President of Carlson Hubert Joly.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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

Under Secretary Hormats departs for New York to deliver remarks at the “Financial Times Conference on Investing in a Sustainable Future,” through March 30.

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

Under Secretary Otero is on foreign travel to El Salvador and Belize through March 29. Please click here for more information.

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on foreign travel to Vienna, Moscow, Tallinn and London through April 5. Please click here for more information.

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS KATHLEEN STEPHENS

Acting Under Secretary Stephens is on foreign travel to Algiers, Doha, Amman, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv through April 5. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

Assistant Secretary Blake is on foreign travel to Dushanbe, Tajikistan; New Delhi, India; and Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

8:30 a.m
. Assistant Secretary Brownfield testifies before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs at a hearing on, “Security Challenges in Latin America,” on Capitol Hill.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Carson attends an event in honor of Rwandan President Paul Kagame, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Carson testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee on African Affairs at a hearing on, “A Closer Look at Nigeria: Security, Governance, and Trade,” on Capitol Hill.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN


Assistant Secretary Countryman is on foreign travel in Tokyo, Japan through March 29.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

Assistant Secretary Gordon is on foreign travel to France, Italy, Switzerland and the Czech Republic. Please click here for more information.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

4:00 p.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Hammer attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

11:15a.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Jamaican Ambassador to the U.S. Audrey Marks, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Jacobson chairs an Executive Committee meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER


Assistant Secretary Posner and Deputy Assistant Secretary Daniel Baer are on foreign travel in Ottawa, Canada, to lead the U.S. Delegation for the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPs) Initiative Annual Plenary Meeting.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

Assistant Secretary Shapiro accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

Assistant Secretary Stock in on foreign travel in Spain through March 30. Please click here for more information.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Stock attends the Service Innovation Summit, hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Spain, the Rafael del Pino Foundation and Meridian International’s Global Service Leaders Initiative, in Madrid, Spain. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

11:00 a.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Stock meets with members of the Spanish Fulbright Commission, in Madrid, Spain.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

11:30 a.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca delivers remarks at the National Association of Attorneys General Presidential Initiative Summit, in Seattle, Washington.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:30 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca meets with members of the Seattle Human Trafficking Task Force at an event hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Ambassador Goosby leads the U.S. delegation at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria board retreat in Geneva, Switzerland, to review new General Manager Gabriel Jaramillo’s initial progress in reforming the Fund.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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


Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in Istanbul, Turkey to participate in meetings related to the second meeting of the “Friends of the Syrian People.”

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

9:00 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer attends meeting at the White House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Deputy Coordinator in the Office of the Coordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, Ruth Pojman, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with President and CEO of Calvert Foundation Lisa Hall, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks on the Arab Spring, by teleconference, to students of the University of Wisconsin Law School.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer delivers keynote remarks on women in government at the Women’s Congressional Staff Caucus Women’s History Month briefing, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON


Special Representative Balderston is on foreign travel to London, UK to meet with representatives from the private sector to discuss support for the Secretary’s Global Impact Economy Forum and the International diaspora Engagement Alliance (IdEA) among other partnership opportunities. Please click here for more information.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis is on foreign travel in Brazil through April 3 to promote sub-national engagement. Please click here for more information.

8:30 a.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with representatives of the American Chamber of Commerce, in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

10:30 a.m. LOCAL
Special Representative Lewis meets with Maria da Graca Paiva, a UNESCO consultant with the Rio Grande do Sul State Secretary of Health, in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:30 p.m. LOCAL
Special Representative Lewis meets with Rio Grande do Sul State Secretary for Sports Kalil Sehbe, in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:00 p.m.
LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with Mayor of Porto Alegre José Fortunati, in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:30 p.m.
LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with President of CECUNE Juarez Ribeiro, in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

10:30 a.m. Special Envoy Rosenthal delivers a keynote address at the 13th Annual Mosaic Luncheon, hosted by the Women’s Division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Austin, in Austin, Texas.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

Director of Policy Planning Sullivan accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel. Please click here for more information.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:30 p.m. Daily Press Briefing with Deputy Spokeperson Mark Toner

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