Public Schedule
Washington, DC
August 7, 2012


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton is on foreign travel to Johannesburg, South Africa. Secretary Clinton is accompanied by Counselor Mills, Assistant Secretary Carson, Under Secretary Hormats, Spokesperson Nuland, Director Sullivan, Ambassador Goosby, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs Grant Harris, and VADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., JCS. Please click here for more information.

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

10:35 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton participates in the US-South Africa Strategic Dialogue Plenary Session, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

11:55 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton participates in a working lunch with South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with US and South African Business Leaders and tours the US Technology Exhibit, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

2:20 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton holds a joint press availability with South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

2:55 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with AU Chair-Designate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

6:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton attends a dinner hosted by South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BURNS

10:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Spanish Ambassador to the U.S. Ramón Gil-Casares, 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)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES


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

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with American Institute in Taiwan/Taipei Director-designate Chris Marut, 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 August 12 to South Africa to participate in the U.S.-South African Strategic Dialogue, serve as part of the U.S Chamber of Commerce’s business delegation and participate in the U.S.-South Africa Business Summit.

8:00 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats attends a breakfast and Economic Discussion with U.S. delegates and the U.S. Ambassador to South African Development Community (SADC) Countries and South African Business Leaders, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats participates in a discussion, “Doing Business in South Africa,” between the U.S. business delegation and South African CEOs, in Pretoria, South Africa.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:45 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats participates in a lunch meeting with delegates, South African CEOs and DTI, in Pretoria, South Africa.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats participates in a meeting with Secretary Clinton, Minister Mashabane, South African Economic Ministers, and South African business leaders, in Pretoria, South Africa.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats participates in a sector-specific government/ministerial meetings, in Pretoria, South Africa.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats attends a reception hosted by South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane in honor of Secretary Clinton, in Pretoria, South Africa.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

2:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine delivers remarks to youth participants of the Jovenes en Accion (Youth in Action) exchange program, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 1:05 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access times for journalists and still photographers: 1:35 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

10:15 a.m.
Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Deputy Secretary of the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Gerard Van Bohemen to discuss arms control and nonproliferation issues, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR AND CHIEF OF STAFF CHERYL MILLS


Counselor Mills accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel. Please click here for more information.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS JOHN FEELEY

2:00 p.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Feeley delivers remarks to youth participants of the Jovenes en Accion (Youth in Action) exchange program, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 1:05 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access times for journalists and still photographers: 1:35 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

Assistant Secretary Fernandez is on foreign travel through August 9 to Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Indonesia. Please click here for more information.

GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR AMBASSADOR ERIC GOOSBY

Ambassador Goosby accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel to South Africa. Please click here for more information.

OFFICE OF GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE-STEPHEN RAPP

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel to Nairobi, Kenya to participate in meetings on global criminal justice issues.

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

Ambassador Verveer is on travel to New York City.

11:00 a.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with the leadership of the Women in the World Foundation, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer attends a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) meeting on Women and Girls, at CGI headquarters, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis is on foreign travel in Koror, Palau to promote subnational engagement.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

Director of Policy Planning Sullivan accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel. Please click here for more information.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:30 p.m. There will be an off-camera, on-the-record briefing with Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell,

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