Public Schedule
Washington, DC
May 17, 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)

10:00 a.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with African activists working to end gender-based violence, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Secretary Clinton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

12:45 p.m. Secretary Clinton officiates the swearing-in ceremony for Roberta Jacobson, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister of Burma U Wunna Maung Lwin, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 2:20 PM)
Pre-set time for cameras: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

3:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for cameras: 2:20 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

3:45 p.m. Secretary Clinton participates in a signing ceremony with the Tunisian Ambassador to the U.S. Mohamed Salah Tekaya, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for cameras: 3:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 3:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

4:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Admiral William McRaven, Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton hosts a reception celebrating the New Partnership to Advance Food and Nutrition Security on the Occasion of the 2012 G8 Summit, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR REMARKS)
Pre-set time for cameras: 5:00 p.m. from the C Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 5:40 p.m. from the C Street Entrance.


DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

11:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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

3:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Foreign Minister of Burma U Wunna Maung Lwin, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Founding Director of Rice University’s James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy Ambassador Edward Djerejian, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES


Deputy Secretary Nides is on foreign travel to Mexico City, Merida, and Cancun, Mexico through May 17. Please click here for more information.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

9:45 a.m.
Administrator Shah delivers closing remarks at an event to showcase U.S. and global efforts to address maternal and child malnutrition, at the Dirksen Senate Office Building. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Please contact Jennifer Rigg at Jennifer@ThousandDays.org for more information on attending.

4:00 p.m. Administrator Shah meets with House Minority Leader Representative Nancy Pelosi, at the U.S. Capitol.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

8:30 am.
Under Secretary Hormats speaks with U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Scot Marciel.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats speaks with CISCO CEO John Chambers.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with President and CEO of the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) Dean Garfield, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends a reception hosted by Secretary Clinton celebrating the New Partnership to Advance Food and Nutrition Security on the Occasion of the 2012 G8 Summit, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR REMARKS)
Pre-set time for cameras: 5:00 p.m. from the C Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 5:40 p.m. from the C Street Entrance.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

11:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine delivers the commencement address at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), in New York City. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine addresses the CAPSTONE fellows at National Defense University, in Alexandria, Virginia.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS


6:00 p.m. Counselor Mills attends a reception hosted by Secretary Clinton celebrating the New Partnership to Advance Food and Nutrition Security on the Occasion of the 2012 G8 Summit, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR REMARKS)
Pre-set time for cameras: 5:00 p.m. from the C Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 5:40 p.m. from the C Street Entrance.


CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

12:45 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall participates in the swearing-in ceremony of The Honorable Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS RICK BARTON

12:45 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton attends the swearing-in ceremony for Roberta Jacobson, 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 hosts the Third U.S.-Tajikistan Annual Bilateral Consultations, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia Augustine Mahiga, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with UN Food and Agriculture Organization Deputy Director-General Ann Tutwiler, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield attends the swearing-in ceremony for Roberta Jacobson, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brownfield attends a Mexico Interagency Policy Coordination (IPC) meeting, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

3:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Countryman joins Deputy Secretary Burns’ meeting with Foreign Minister of Burma U Wunna Maung Lwin, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

Assistant Secretary Fernandez is on travel to Denver, Colorado to deliver opening remarks on “A World Without Barriers” at the World Trade Day 2012 Conference and to meet with business community representatives to discuss Economic Statecraft.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

Assistant Secretary Hammer accompanies Deputy Secretary Nides on foreign travel to Mexico. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

12:45 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson is formally sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL


Coordinator McCall is on foreign travel to Mexico City, Mexico to meet with officials from the Embassy’s Public Affairs Section and review support for the Benjamin Franklin Library.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister of Burma U Wunna Maung Lwin, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAILABILITY FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 2:20 PM)
Pre-set time for cameras: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner participates in a Tom Lantos Commission on Human Rights session on “Threats to Civil Society and Human Rights Defenders Worldwide,” at the Rayburn House Office Building. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD


3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard delivers remarks at Human Rights First’s launch of the LGBT report on refugees in Uganda and Kenya, at the Human Rights Campaign Offices.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

12:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro attends the swearing-in ceremony for Roberta Jacobson, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for cameras: 2:20 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Shapiro joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with Admiral William McRaven, Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock joins Secretary Clinton’s meeting with African activists working to end gender-based violence, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

4:30 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby meets with Senator Chris Coons to provide an update on PEPFAR’s progress, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:00 a.m. Ambassador Verveer participates in a briefing at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

10:30 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer participates in the Department of State’s International Council on Women’s Business Leadership Subcommittee on Access to Markets meeting, at Pfizer, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with Chair of the Government Affairs Committee, Joint Distribution Committee Irene Kaplan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with Yahoo! Asia Pacific Regional Director of Public Policy Kuek Yu-Chuang, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer attends a dinner in honor of Singapore’s Ambassador to the U.S. Chan Heng Chee, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON


12:00 p.m. Special Representative Balderston meets with the CEO of Save the Children Carolyn Miles to discuss existing partnerships and other opportunities.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS


4:30 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Director of Communications and Publications for the American Chamber of Commerce Shanghai David Basmajian to discuss sub-national engagement opportunities, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

Special Representative Pandith is on foreign travel to Kosovo to meet with youth, civil society representatives and to speak with President of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga about the Women in Public Service Project.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

3:30 p.m.
Director of Policy Planning Sullivan meets with Singapore’s Ambassador to the U.S. Chan Heng Chee, 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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