Public Schedule
Washington, DC
July 17, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton has no public events.

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

8:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a working breakfast hosted by the British Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Westmacott, at the British Embassy.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Australian Opposition Leader Tony Abbott, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

7:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides participates in a video conference with Embassy Islamabad and USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides delivers opening remarks at the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition Washington Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with U.S. Ambassador to Australia Jeffrey Bleich, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides attends the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s annual tribute dinner, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE HOST)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

10:00 a.m.
Administrator Shah delivers welcome remarks at the USAID Yemen Health Round Table Meeting, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Under Secretary Hormats is on foreign travel in Rome, Italy to consult with members of the Deauville Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition, including the Government of Italy, the G-8 and other government representatives from the Middle East and North Africa.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats participates in the OECD-MENA Investment Programme’s Working Group on SME Policy, Entrepreneurship, and Human Capital Development, in Rome, Italy.

3:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with Professor Vittorio Grilli, Minister of Economy and Finance, in Rome, Italy.

4:15 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with Ignazio Visco, Governor of the Bank of Italy, in Rome, Italy.

8:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with the delegation at a Ministry of Foreign Affairs reception following the OECD-MENA meeting, in Rome, Italy.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

5:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine co-hosts an event with Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller titled “Challenges and Opportunities Facing Women in the Field of International Security,” at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS


Counselor Mills is on foreign travel in Haiti. On Tuesday Counselor Mills meets with Government of Haiti officials and travels with them to projects in Northern Haiti, including the Caracol Industrial Park.

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

12:00 p.m. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller delivers remarks on the new face of conventional arms control in Europe, at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m.
Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller co-hosts an event with Under Secretary Sonenshine titled “Challenges and Opportunities Facing Women in the Field of International Security,” at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS RICK BARTON

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton meets with representatives of the USIP, at the organization’s headquarters in Washinfgton, DC. Please click here for more information on USIP.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton attends the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s Annual Tribute Dinner in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake meets with USAID India Mission Director Bill Hammink, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake delivers remarks to students from the 2012 Benjamin Franklin Summer Institute with South and Central Asia, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake meets with International Visitor Leadership Program, Mr. Ahangama Withanage Asanga Abeyagoonasekera, Executive Director, Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations & Strategic Studies, Sri Lanka, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake meets USAID Bangladesh Mission Director Richard Greene, 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 a delegation from the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center in Ghana to hear about KAIPTC’s work on multi-dimensional peace support operations training, conflict stabilization training and research conflict, peace and security issues in Africa, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

Assistant Secretary Campbell participates in the Australian-American Leadership Dialogue in Washington, DC.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Dr. Rasheed Al Huraibi, Chairman of the Oman Tender Board, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Mark Oberle, Vice President of Corporate Affairs of Celanese Corporation regarding investment in Indonesia at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez delivers remarks to the Hispanic National Bar Foundation Future Latino Leaders Law Camp, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in a U.S. Global Leaders Coalition dinner, at the Ronald Reagan Building International Trade Center.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

Assistant Secretary Hammer is on foreign travel in Panama City, Panama to participate in the 21st Century Statecraft Social Media Training Conference as well as meet with Panamanian government officials, journalists, and youth.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson hosts a farewell luncheon in honor of departing Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. Gabriel Silva, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Argentine Ambassador to the U.S. Jorge Arguello, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL


Coordinator McCall is on foreign travel in Taiwan where she will she will meet with senior Taiwan officials and visit the American Corners in Taipei and Taichung. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

1:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Bahrain Interior Minister H.E. Lt. General Shaikh Rashid Bin Abdulla Al-Khalifa, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard attends a dinner with the United States Global Leadership Coalition to pay tribute to Senator Lindsey Graham and Senator Patrick Leahy for their commitment to a strong and effective International Affairs Budget, at the Ronald Reagan Building at the International Trade Center.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

8:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Shapiro delivers remarks to the Annual Update Conference on Export Controls and Policy, hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), at the Washington Hilton Hotel.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

11:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock delivers remarks to participants in the Advanced Cultural Diplomacy seminar, at the Foreign Service Institute.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:00 a.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Suzanne McCarron, President, Exxon Mobil Foundation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with Pat Mitchell, President & CEO of the Paley Center for Media, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM HANNAH ROSENTHAL

Special Envoy Rosenthal is on foreign travel in Berlin, Germany through July 19 and Budapest, Hungary through July 21.

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