Public Schedule
Washington, DC
September 10, 2012


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012

SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON


9:15 a.m. Secretary Clinton meets with the assistant secretaries, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY NIDES


Deputy Secretary Nides and Deputy National Security Advisor Michael Froman join the Chamber of Commerce, the U.S.-Egypt Business Council, and the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt in leading a delegation of 95 people representing 48 large U.S. companies to Egypt from September 8 to 11. This is the largest overseas business delegation ever organized by the Chamber of Commerce.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

2:45 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Turkish Ambassador to the U.S. Namik Tan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Namibian Ambassador to the U.S. Martin Andjaba, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in an Open Skies Agreement with Sierra Leone, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Dr. Jafar Hassan, Jordan Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats holds a conference call with Ambassador Thomas McDonnell, Council of American Ambassadors, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Sonenshine is interviewed on Iowa Public Radio’s “Talk of Iowa,” in Des Moines, Iowa. Please click here for more information.

12:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Sonenshine hosts a roundtable luncheon with student leaders in the International Relations Program and Journalism School, at Drake University, in Des Moines, Iowa.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
LOCAL Under Secretary Sonenshine delivers remarks at the Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship, at Drake University, in Des Moines, Iowa. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Sonenshine delivers the keynote address at the dinner program for the U.S. Center for Citizen Diplomacy’s Japan Center Conference, in Des Moines, Iowa.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

1:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with human rights NGOs on Honduras, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall hosts a State of the Administration briefing for members of the Diplomatic Corps featuring Director of Policy Planning and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy Jake Sullivan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Ambassador Marshall addresses a group of visiting chefs participating in the International Visitors Leadership Program, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

11:15 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton meets with U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador Mari Carmen Aponte, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

Assistant Secretary Blake is on foreign travel to Nepal, Maldives, and Sri Lanka. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

7:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer attends a reception in honor of Rosh Hashanah at the home of the Israeli Ambassador to the United States.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ


Assistant Secretary Fernandez is on foreign travel in Cairo, Egypt with a Chamber of Commerce Business Delegation. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson delivers remarks at the Senior Executive Threshold Seminar (SETS), at the Foreign Service Institute.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador Mari Carmen Aponte, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in a meeting with Carlos Abreu, Brazilian Director for the United States, Canada and Inter-American Affairs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL


Coordinator McCall travels to San Francisco to participate in the TechCrunch Disrupt 2012 technology conference.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock visits with participants in the Culinary Diplomacy International Visitor Leadership Program and with White House Social Secretary Jeremy Bernard, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock meets with members of the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Ambassador Goosby is on foreign travel to Burma to meet with Dr. Pe Thet Khin, Minister of Health, and others as part of an assessment of the country’s HIV response, needs and priorities.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on travel to Philadelphia, PA, to be interviewed for the local NPR program, “Radio Times,” about the International Criminal Court (ICC). Following the interview, Ambassador Rapp participates as a panelist for a discussion about the ICC and the Development of an International Rule of Law.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

Special Representative Balderston participates in a high-level panel discussion on Public-Private Partnership and Social Entrepreneurship along with Katya Anderson, CSO of Network for Good; Nancy Roman, Director of Communications, Public Policy and Private Partnerships at the World Food Program; and Nancy Smith-Nissley, Senior Coordinator for Economic Policy and Public Diplomacy from the State Department, at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, in Washington, DC.

DIRECTOR GENERAL OF THE FOREIGN SERVICE AND DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

Director General Linda Thomas-Greenfield is on foreign travel to Germany, Kuwait and Iraq through September 21.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

3:00 p.m. Director Sullivan joins Ambassador Marshall and delivers remarks at a State of the Administration briefing for members of the Diplomatic Corps, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m.
Director Sullivan attends a reception in honor of Rosh Hashanah at the home of the Israeli Ambassador to the United States.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2012

SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON


10:15 a.m. Secretary Clinton holds a swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Gene Cretz, at the Department of State.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED)

TBD
Secretary Clinton meets with the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:15 p.m. Secretary Clinton attends the Flag Ceremony for Cameron Munter, at the Department of State.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED)

4:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Ambassador to Serbia Michael Kirby, at the Department of State.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:30 p.m. Daily Press Briefing with Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

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