Public Schedule
Washington, DC
June 22, 2012


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FRIDAY JUNE 22, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton is for foreign travel to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to attend the UN Conference on Sustainable Development ("Rio+20"). Secretary Clinton is accompanied by EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, Assistant Secretary Jones, Special Representative Lewis, Special Envoy Pascual, Special Envoy Stern, Deputy Administrator of USAID Steinberg, and President and CEO of OPIC Elizabeth Littlefield.

9:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with the embassy staff and families of Consulate Rio de Janeiro, in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:50 a.m. LOCAL
Secretary Clinton participates in the U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Finance Initiative Launch, in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

11:05 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton participates in the UN Conference on Sustainable Development Plenary, in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati, in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

1:10 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

1:50 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic, in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:20 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks to a National Defense University-sponsored delegation of Chinese Military Officers, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

Deputy Secretary Nides is on foreign travel through June 24 in Mumbai, India. Please click here for more information.

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

11:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with U.S. Ambassador to Portugal Allan Katz, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator Victoria Espinel, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia Jake Walles, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:45 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats speaks with Wendell Weeks, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Corning Incorporated.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Tunisia Enterprise Fund Chair Chris McNickle, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Pamela White, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE


9:00 a.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine meets with U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh Dan Mozena, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine meets with U.S. Ambassador to Portugal Allan Katz, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


1:00 p.m. Under Secretary Otero meets with John Prendergast and representatives of The Enough Project, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m. Under Secretary Otero delivers remarks to Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program Students, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake participates in a digital video conference with Pacific Command, Commander Admiral Samuel Locklear, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Joydeep Mukherji, Managing Director Sovereign Ratings, Standard and Poors, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON


Ambassador Carson is on travel in Cincinnati, Ohio through June 22 to participate in the U.S.-Africa Business Conference.

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

Assistant Secretary Jones participates in high-level plenary sessions, bilateral meetings, and other activities at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (“Rio+20”), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

Assistant Secretary Shapiro is on foreign travel to Hanoi, Vietnam, Bangkok, Thailand, and Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei through June 22. Please click here for more information.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

10:30 a.m. Ambassador Benjamin meets with members of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Ambassador Benjamin attends the retirement ceremony for Principal Deputy Director Andrew Liepman, in McLean, Virginia.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks at the closing session of the Women in Public Service Institute, at Wellesley College.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis is on foreign travel as a member of the U.S. Delegation to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

4:00 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with Miriam de Souza Dantas, International Affairs Advisor, SEBRAE-Rio de Janeiro, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

Special Representative Pandith delivers remarks at the closing session of the Women in Public Service Institute, at Wellesley College.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN


Director Sullivan accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:00 p.m. OFF-camera, on-the-record gaggle with Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

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