Public Schedule
Washington, DC
April 26, 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)

10:15 a.m.
Secretary Clinton participates in the swearing-in ceremony for Take Your Child to Work Day, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Secretary Clinton hosts and delivers remarks at the Global Impact Economy Forum, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for cameras: 9:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


3:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Counselor Mills and USAID Administrator Shah, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:40 p.m. Secretary Clinton keynotes the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Gala and receives the Public Service Award, at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Washington, DC.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR REMARKS)
Pre-sets for video cameras: 5:00 p.m. from the front entrance of the Four Seasons Hotel.
Final access for journalists and still photographers: 6:00 p.m. from the front entrance of the Four Seasons Hotel.

Secretary Clinton’s remarks will be streamed live on www.state.gov.
For further information or to rsvp, please contact Drew Sample of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars at 202 691 4379 or by email at Drew.Sample@wilsoncenter.org.

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

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

10:15 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends a roundtable with Russian prisoners’ rights activists hosted by the Bureau for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:05 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

12:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks to Columbia University graduate students, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Pierre Vimont, Secretary-General of the European External Action Service, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

3:00 p.m. Administrator Shah meets with Secretary Clinton and Counselor Mills, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m.
Administrator Shah speaks with Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Thomas Frieden.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN


11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Sherman accepts credentials from Malaysian Ambassador-designate to the U.S. Datuk Othman bin Hashim, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

8:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats participates in a Middle East and North Africa (MENA) event, at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Chairman of Caravel Management, LLC James Harmon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with representatives from the American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:45 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with representatives from the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends an event in honor of Secretary Clinton receiving the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Award for Public Service, at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

4:30 p.m. Under Secretary Otero delivers a speech to Johns Hopkins University audiences in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMIND BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

11:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton participates in a forum entitled “Transatlantic Partners in Global Security: The EU's Common Security and Defense Policy,” in Washington, DC.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE


Assistant Secretary Blake is on foreign travel to Tokyo, Japan; Manila, Philippines; and PACOM, Hawaii.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer briefs the Board on International Scientific Organizations on the impact of the cut-off of U.S. funding to UNESCO on its science-related initiatives at the NAS Kek Center.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Agricultural Cooperation Victor Villalobos, and U.S. Representative to the Organization of American States Ambassador Carmen Lomellin, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

4:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Campbell delivers remarks at the event, “The Coming U.S.-Japan Summit,” with Japanese Ambassador to the U.S. Ichiro Fujisaki, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
Please contact ehirano@csis.org for more information on attending.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Moroccan Ambassador to the U.S. Rachad Bouhlal, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with a delegation from the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry to discuss the economic and commercial aspects of the U.S.-UAE partnership, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez attends a reception for the Washington Network of Hispanic Leaders, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

3:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Gordon delivers remarks at the Transatlantic Partners in Global Security Symposium, at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

6:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer delivers the keynote address at a meeting of the Foreign Policy Association of Central Pennsylvania, in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

11:15 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with General Jacoby of NorthCom, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

8:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres, at the Holocaust Museum, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard testifies before the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights on The North-South Sudan Conflict 2012, at the Rayburn House Office Building.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOUSE)
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AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND U.S. GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY

Ambassador Goosby leads a joint U.S.-UNAIDS delegation, along with UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe, to Abuja, Nigeria. They will meet with Minister of State for Health Dr. Muhammad Ali Pate to discuss progress on the joint PEPFAR-UNAIDS initiative on scaling up Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel to The Hague, Netherlands to attend official meetings regarding global criminal justice issues.

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

9:30 a.m. Ambassador Verveer participates in a panel session with UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri on “The Global Perspective,” hosted by the UN Agency for Information and Communication Technologies’ (ICT) Tech Needs Girls campaign, during a Girls in ICT Day event, at the Institute of International Education in New York City. Please here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at the Secretary’s Global Impact Economy Forum, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Ambassador Verveer attends an event in honor of Secretary Clinton receiving the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Award for Public Service, at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

Special Representative Balderston delivers opening remarks and hosts 350 high-level representatives from the private and public sector at the Global Partnership Initiative-organized Global Impact Economy Forum, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

11:00 a.m.
Special Representative Lewis meets with Federal Communications Commission International Bureau Chief Mindel De La Torre, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m.
Special Representative Lewis meets with President of the Rio Grande do Sul Development Agency (AGDI) Marcus Coester, to discuss subnational engagement in Brazil, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to discuss subnational engagement opportunities, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Virginia State University President Keith Miller, Representative Frank Wolf, and Virginia Delegates Dave Albo and Barbara Comstock, to discuss subnational engagement opportunities, in Alexandria, Virginia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL ENVOY AND COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AFFAIRS CARLOS PASCUAL

Ambassador Pascual is on foreign travel in London through April 26 for meetings of the High Level Group of the UN Secretary General’s Sustainable Energy for All initiative and the annual Clean Energy Ministerial.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

11:30 a.m. Special Representative Farah Pandith meets with Coordinator of the Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications (CSCC) Ambassador Alberto Fernandez, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

Special Envoy Rosenthal is on foreign travel in Sweden.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Special Envoy Rosenthal meets with Eskil Franck, Director of the Living History Forum, a Swedish public authority that promotes tolerance, democracy, and human rights, in Stockholm, Sweden.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
LOCAL Special Envoy Rosenthal meets Swedish Minister for Integration Erik Ullenhag to discuss efforts to promote tolerance and combat anti-Semitism, in Stockholm, Sweden.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. LOCAL
Special Envoy Rosenthal meets with the head of the Jewish Council Lena Posner and Chair of the Swedish Committee Against Anti-Semitism Willy Silberstein, in Stockholm, Sweden.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. LOCAL Special Envoy Rosenthal holds a press conference with local media outlets at the Chief of Mission Residence, in Stockholm, Sweden.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE
1:00 p.m. Daily Press Briefing with Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

[This is a mobile copy of Public Schedule for April 26, 2012]