Public Schedule
Washington, DC
June 13, 2012


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
WEDNESDAY JUNE 13, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:20 a.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks to participants in the Innovation Summit and Mentoring Partnership with Young African Leaders, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 7:45 a.m. from the 21st Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access for journalists and still photographers: 8:30 a.m. from 21st Street Entrance Lobby.

10:00 a.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR REMARKS)
Pre set for video cameras: 9:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


12:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton hosts a working luncheon for participants in the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a joint press availability with Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 12:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:10 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


2:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Thai Foreign Minister Dr. Surapong Tovichakchaikul, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

3:20 p.m. Secretary Clinton attends President Obama’s bilateral meeting with Israeli President Shimon Peres, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

PM Secretary Clinton attends the Medal of Freedom Ceremony and Dinner in honor of Shimon Peres, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

Deputy Secretary Burns is on foreign travel in Uzbekistan through June 13 to meet with senior government officials and civil society representatives. Please click here for more information.

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

10:40 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides delivers remarks at USAID’s Frontiers in Development forum, at Georgetown University. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides participates in a Foreign Press Center briefing, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HOST)
For more information please contact Jean Duggan-Foschetti at dugganjc@state.gov.

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

4:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides participates in a conference call with the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

10:30 a.m. Administrator Shah delivers remarks at the plenary session of the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m. Administrator Shah delivers closing remarks at USAID’s Frontiers in Development Forum, at Georgetown University. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with a delegation from South Africa, led by DIRCO Director General Jerry Matjila, to discuss US-South Africa bilateral and regional issues, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Under Secretary Hormats is on foreign travel through June 15 in London, United Kingdom to participate in an economic statecraft event and then in Tunis, Tunisia for the NUSACC Business Delegation/Investment Conference.

9:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with the Mayor of Bizerte, in Tunis, Tunisia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats visits JAL Group which is the largest U.S. employer in the region and a leading manufacturer of safety shoes for the European market, in Tunis, Tunisia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in a luncheon with the Bizerte Business Community, in Tunis, Tunisia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in a press roundtable with U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia Gordon Gray and National U.S. Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUACC) President David Hamod, in Tunis, Tunisia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends a buffet dinner in honor of the NUSACC Trade Delegation with GOT, Economic and Business Contacts, in Tunis, Tunisia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

8:30 a.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine delivers remarks during the public diplomacy module for the 167th Foreign Service Office class, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine participates in the working lunch of the U.S.-India Bilateral Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine meets with U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Francis Ricciardone, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine hosts a welcome reception for new Public Diplomacy Officers of the 167th Foreign Service class, 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 in Thailand through June 13. Please click here for more information.

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

12:00 p.m.
Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller attends the working luncheon for participants in the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL


Ambassador Marshall assists with the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

Ambassador Marshall assists with events at the White House for the Official Working Visit of the President of Israel His Excellency Shimon Peres.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS RICK BARTON

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton meets with members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee staff, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE


10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Blake joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Blake participates in the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR REMARKS)
Pre set for video cameras: 9:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AFFAIRS BRIMMER

Assistant Secretary Brimmer leads the discussion of UN and multilateral cooperation with South Africa as part of Under-Secretary Sherman’s consultations with members of the South African Foreign Ministry, at the Department of State.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

8:55 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Campbell delivers the keynote address at the Center for New American Security 2012 Annual Conference, at the Willard-Continental Hotel, in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer delivers remarks on U.S. foreign policy priorities to U.S. and international high school students participating in the Global Young Leaders Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

4:45 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Costa Rican Trade Minister Anabel Gonzalez, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones meets with representatives of the TransAtlantic Business Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL

5:00 p.m. Coordinator McCall attends the welcome reception for Public Diplomacy officers in the 167th A-100 Foreign Service class, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER


Assistant Secretary Posner is on foreign travel in Bahrain through June 15 to meet with a range of government and civil society actors.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard is on foreign travel in Norway to participate in the U.S. Delegation to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Donor Support Group High Level Meeting. Please click here for further information on the OCHA meeting.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

5:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Stock attends the welcome reception for Public Diplomacy officers in the 167th A-100 Foreign Service class, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

2:30 p.m. Ambassador Benjamin attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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

12:30 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby hosts a meeting with Benin Minister of Health Professor Dorothee Gazard, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby hosts a meeting with Namibian Minister of Health Dr. Richard Nchabi Kamwi, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby attends a reception for the Child Survival: Call to Action event to end preventable child deaths sponsored by the U.S., Indian and Ethiopian governments, at the Department of State.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

10:30 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer attends the plenary session of the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR REMARKS)
Pre set for video cameras: 9:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


12:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer attends the working lunch of the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with Danielle St. Lott, Founder of Femmes de Democratie in Haiti, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

4:00 p.m.
Special Representative Balderston participates in a roundtable discussion with Li Bin, Economic Counselor from the Chinese Embassy in the U.S., and Gina McCarthy, Assistant Administrator Office of Air and Radiation at the Environmental Protection Agency, to discuss China’s recent announcement that it is joining the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS


Special Representative Lewis participates in the U.S. – India Strategic Dialogue, in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

Special Representative Pandith is on foreign travel in Scotland to participate in community outreach and Olympic torch relay events supporting the 2012 Hours Against Hate campaign.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

2:30 p.m.
Director Sullivan delivers remarks to the EU Deputy Chiefs of Missions, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:15 p.m. Daily Press Briefing with Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

[This is a mobile copy of Public Schedule for June 13, 2012]