Public Schedule
Washington, DC
May 9, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

2:10 p.m. Secretary Clinton joins President Obama’s meeting with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Crown Prince of Bahrain Sheikh Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for cameras: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.


4:45 p.m. Secretary Clinton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Peter Voser, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:45 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and Stephen Hadley, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Tom Shannon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

8:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:45 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE WHITE HOUSE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH


Administrator Shah attends the 2012 World Economic Forum, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Administrator Shah meets with President of Tanzania Jakaya Kikwete, at the Africa Union.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL
Administrator Shah meets with Zein Abdalla, CEO of PepsiCo Europe, at the Africa Union.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

1:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends a meeting at the White House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends an event with Peter Voser, Chief Executive Officer of Royal Dutch Shell, at CFR.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero attends a meeting at the White House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero joins the Leadership Conference on International Disability Rights’ Luncheon at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero delivers remarks to the Water Intelligence Community Assessment event, at the Wilson Center, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

7:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero attends a reception, at the Embassy of Peru.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

9:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine participates in the panel “Overcoming Obstacles and Closing the Gap: Strengthening the Political Participation of Women” hosted by the Women and Public Policy Program of the Harvard Kennedy School, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Embassy of Switzerland, at the U.S. Capitol Building.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

7:30 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall receives the Trailblazer Award at Running Start’s 2012 Women to Watch Awards, at the National Press Club, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

Assistant Secretary Fernandez is on foreign travel in Ankara, Turkey to lead the U.S. delegation to the U.S.-Turkey Economic Partnership Commission meeting. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Hammer attends a breakfast to announce the finalists of the 2012 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, at the Ronald Reagan Building, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer attends a Forum on the Law of the Sea hosted by the Pew Charitable Trusts and the Atlantic Council, at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

11:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends an event hosted by the Business Council for International Understanding, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones meets with Secretary of Energy Dr. Steven Chu, at the Department of Energy.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones participates in an Interagency Policy Committee meeting, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones meets with Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), at the CEQ.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones participates in a high-level panel discussion on water security at a Woodrow Wilson Center event, “National Conversation on Water Security,” at the Woodrow Wilson Center, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner attends and delivers the introduction to the U.S. Leadership Conference for International Disability Rights, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner participates in Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Crown Prince of Bahrain Sheikh Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for cameras: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro speaks to the Business Council for International Understanding, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Verveer is on foreign travel to Burma and Thailand through May 11 to discuss women and girls in Burma with Aung San Suu Kyi and other political, civil society and ethnic leaders in Rangoon, Naypyidaw and the Shan state in Burma, as well as Chiang Mai, Thailand. Ambassador Verveer will travel with US-based foundation leaders to highlight challenges and opportunities for women’s empowerment.

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

Ambassador Goosby leads the U.S. delegation at the 26th Board Meeting of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Geneva, Switzerland, in reviewing the Fund’s progress on its Consolidated Transformation Plan and the proposed selection process for a new Executive Director.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

4:30 p.m.
Special Envoy Rosenthal meets with Ambassador Gideon Meir, the Director General for Public Diplomacy at the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

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

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