Public Schedule
Washington, DC
June 7, 2012


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
THURSDAY JUNE 7, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton is on foreign travel to Istanbul, Turkey. The Secretary is accompanied by Assistant Secretary Gordon, Ambassador Benjamin, 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.

8:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, in Istanbul, Turkey.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

9:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the Global Counterterrorism Forum, in Istanbul, Turkey.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE )

11:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan, in Istanbul, Turkey.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter, in Istanbul, Turkey.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

12:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton holds a joint press availability with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, in Istanbul, Turkey.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

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

3:45 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides participates in a video conference with Embassy Baghdad.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Assistant Secretary Dave Adams and Director of Foreign Assistance Rob Goldberg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Director of Foreign Assistance Rob Goldberg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

10:00 a.m. Administrator Shah meets with incoming USAID Pakistan Mission Director Jock Conly, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

8:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends a Development Impact Honors Ceremony to recognize excellence in projects undertaken by the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs), at the Main Treasury Building, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Ford Motor Company Asia-Pacific and Africa President Joe Hinrichs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats delivers opening remarks at an ENR Awards Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:25 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the Diversity, Inclusion, and U.S. Foreign Policy Summit, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Please contact Lora Berg at BergLJ@state.gov or (202)-647-7954 for more information on attending.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

1:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine meets with Somali and Liberian women participating in the Women’s Peacebuilding Leadership Academic Cohort Program at Eastern Mennonite University, 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. Please click here for more information.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

9:15 a.m.
Ambassador Marshall delivers remarks on protocol and diplomacy to students from the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall delivers the commencement address at The Baldwin School, in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS RICK BARTON


2:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Barton meets with representatives of USAID’s Office of Policy, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE


3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake delivers the keynote address at the “U.S.-India Relations Ahead of the Strategic Dialogue” event, at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN


Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with members of the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) Board of Directors to discuss the Arms Trade Treaty, in Little Rock, Arkansas.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

10:45 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, and Global Narcotics hearing entitled, “The Path to Freedom: Countering Repression and Strengthening Civil Society in Cuba.” Please clear here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY SENATE)

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

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones meets with the Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Nancy Sutley and Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Dr. Jane Lubchenco, at the Department of Commerce.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY COMMERCE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER


10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner participates in the USDA Consultative Group Guidelines meeting, at the Department of Labor.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner participates in the Kimberly Process NGO Consortium meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

11:45 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro meets with Commanding General U.S. Army, Pacific (USARPAC), Lieutenant General Francis Wiercinski, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro meets with Australian Parliamentary Secretary for Defense Dr. Michael Kelly, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK


9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Stock delivers remarks to a group of students from the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m. Assistant Secretary Stock delivers remarks at the Critical Language Scholarship orientation for U.S. students studying in China and Turkey, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

Ambassador Benjamin is on foreign travel in Istanbul, Turkey to attend the Global Counterterrorism Forum Ministerial Plenary.

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

10:00 a.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Somali and Liberian women participating in the Women’s Peacebuilding Leadership Academic Cohort Program at Eastern Mennonite University, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at a reception celebrating women diplomats, at the residence of the Ambassador of Liechtenstein.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON


Special Representative Balderston is on foreign travel in Tunis, Tunisia through June 10 to meet with officials and private sector representatives regarding public-private partnerships and private sector skills development as part of the Partners for a New Beginning (PNB) alliance. Please click here for more information on PNB.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

11:00 a.m.
Special Representative Lewis speaks with U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) President Ron Somers regarding U.S.-India state-to-state and city-to-city engagements, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Special Representative Lewis meets with African American Institute of Northeastern University Director Dr. Richard O’Bryant; Chairman of the Board of The Boston Learning Center Sheldon Fischer; and Jeff Craven, Partner, Law firm of Thompson Coburn, LLP, to discuss collaboration on sub-national engagement with the African American community and select African countries.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.
Special Representative Lewis delivers remarks to diversity and inclusion professionals at the Diversity, Inclusion, and U.S. Foreign Policy Summit, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Please contact Lora Berg at BergLJ@state.gov or (202)-647-7954 for more information on attending.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

8:30 a.m.
Special Representative Pandith delivers opening remarks at the Diversity, Inclusion, and U.S. Foreign Policy Summit, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Please contact Lora Berg at BergLJ@state.gov or (202)-647-7954 for more information on attending.

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM ROSENTHAL

1:30 p.m.
Special Envoy Rosenthal delivers opening remarks at an Office of Management and Budget Diversity Council’s Holocaust Remembrance Program event, “Living Testimony: One Man's Personal History,” at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
(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

12:00 p.m. Daily Press Briefing with Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner

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