Public Schedule
Washington, DC
June 5, 2012


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
TUESDAY JUNE 5, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton is on foreign travel to Batumi, Georgia. The Secretary is accompanied by Assistant Secretary Gordon, Director Sullivan, VADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., JCS, and Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Senior Director for European Affairs Liz Sherwood Randall. Please click here for more information.

9:40 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with Georgian Prime Minister Gilauri, in Batumi, Georgia.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

10:00 a.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton participates in the omnibus session of the Strategic Partnership Commission, in Batumi, Georgia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

10:45 a.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton meets with opposition leaders, in Batumi, Georgia.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

11:45 a.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton participates in a Coast Guard ship commissioning with Georgian Prime Minister Gilauri, in Batumi, Georgia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

3:50 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton tours Public Service Hall, in Batumi, Georgia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:05 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton meets with Georgian President Saakashvili, in Batumi, Georgia.
(CAMERA SPRAY)

5:05 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton holds a joint press availability with Georgian President Saakashvili, in Batumi, Georgia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton attends a dinner with Georgian President Saakashvili, in Batumi, Georgia.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING DINNER)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

8:15 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

10:15 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Libyan Deputy Prime Minister Mustafa Abushagour, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks to the 2012 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellows, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

2:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks at the closing session of the U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission, at the U.S. Institute of Peace.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

3:25 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

1:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides accepts the credentials from the Ambassador-designate of Spain to the U.S. Ramon Gil-Casares, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Jim Jeffrey, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with the Budget Team, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

9:10 a.m. Administrator Shah delivers opening remarks at USAID’s 5th Annual Small Business Conference, at USAID. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

1:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman attends the U.S. – Nigeria Bi-National Commission VIP working lunch, at the U.S. Institute for Peace.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with representatives from the National Academy of Science and Technology for a study briefing, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with U.S. Ambassador to Morocco Samuel Kaplan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Under Secretary Otero is on foreign travel to Laos and Thailand through June 13.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

2:00 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall hosts a State of the Administration briefing for members of the Diplomatic Corps featuring The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall participates in a White House Historical Association and Smithsonian Associates panel discussion: “White House Social Secretaries: They Serve for the Pleasure of the President and First Lady” in Washington, DC. Please contact LyonsL@si.edu for more information
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE


10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Blake participates in a Sri Lankan Diaspora Roundtable, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Philippe Le Houerou, Vice President of Europe and Central Asia Region, World Bank, at the World Bank.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

8:45 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez delivers welcome remarks at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Atlantic Consumer Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez delivers a keynote address on mobilizing domestic revenue for development at the 2012 OECD International Tax Conference, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with representatives from the Boston Consulting Group, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in a briefing on Turkey with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez attends a reception in honor of the Kimberley Process of which the United States is the 2012 Chair, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

3:50 p.m
. Assistant Secretary Jones speaks on urban sustainability and Rio+20 issues at an event hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council and the UN Environment Programme Regional Office for North America, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER


9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner participates in a round table with foreign journalists reporting on LGBT issues.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:45 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner delivers keynote remarks at the National Conference on Soviet Jewry’s 40th Anniversary, in Washington, DC.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Shapiro attends an event at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

Ambassador Benjamin is on foreign travel in Tel Aviv, Israel through June 5 to meet with Israeli Government officials to discuss counterterrorism initiatives.

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

9:00 a.m.
Ambassador Goosby hosts the semi-annual meeting of the Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon public-private partnership, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:00 a.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with representatives from the Nobel Women’s Initiative to discuss women human rights defenders from Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with Simi Kamal, Chief of Party for the Gender Equity Program, Aurat Foundation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with Enayatullah Nazari, First Deputy Minister of Defense, Afghanistan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with visiting members of parliament from Macedonia, Peru, Kosovo and Indonesia who are undertaking a study mission with the National Democratic Institute and House Democracy Partnership, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at a celebration event in honor of the first fifteen years of Vital Voices Global Partnership, at the Embassy of Sweden.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN


Director 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 Spokesperson Mark Toner

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