Public Schedule
Washington, DC
August 30, 2012


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
THURSDAY AUGUST 30, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton departs on foreign travel. Secretary Clinton is accompanied by Ambassador Marshall, Spokesperson Nuland, Director Sullivan, and VADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., JCS. Please click here for more information.

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

7:45 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides participates in a video conference with Embassy Islamabad and USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with the Economic Statecraft Task Force Team, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Acting Chief Information Officer Steve Taylor, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

1:00 p.m.
Administrator Shah meets with Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance Director Mark Bartolini, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

4:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Democratic Republic of the Congo Foreign Minister Raymond Tshibanda, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER


Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with her counterparts in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Olso, Norway for consultations on a broad range of conventional and nuclear arms control, nonproliferation, and international security issues.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller delivers remarks on New START and the next steps in nuclear reductions, at the Institute for Defence Studies.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

Ambassador Marshall accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Kyrgyzstan Ambassador to the U.S. Muktar Djumaliev, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake speaks with Japanese Special Envoy for Sri Lanka Yasushi Akashi, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

Assistant Secretary Brimmer attends meetings on the sidelines of the Pacific Island Forum.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

1:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Democratic Republic of the Congo Foreign Minister Raymond Tshibanda, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Washington Oxi Day Foundation Executive Director Mike Manatos, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

Special Representative Balderston is on travel to New York where he will meet with business leaders and foundation heads to discuss partnership opportunities in support of the Accelerating Market-Driven Partnership initiative and the International diaspora Engagement Alliance. Please click here to learn more about the partnerships.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

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

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:30 p.m. Daily Press Briefing with Acting Deputy Spokesperson Patrick Ventrell

[This is a mobile copy of Public Schedule for August 30, 2012]