Public Schedule
Washington, DC
September 21, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:20 a.m. Secretary Clinton participates in a Syria Core Group conference call.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m.
Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic Karel Schwarzenberg, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre set for video cameras: 9:45 am from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:00am from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


11:15 a.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Tunisian Foreign Minister Rafik Abdessalem, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre set for video cameras: 10:45 am from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 11:00am from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


1:15 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a joint press availability with Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 3:00 pm from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 3:15 pm from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

9:15 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides speaks with Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with U.S Consul General to Iraq Bill Grant, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Iraqi Minister of Justice Hassan al-Shammari, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah speaks with students and faculty at Florida International University about how members of the university community can work with USAID to reduce poverty and promote worldwide economic development, in Miami, Florida. Administrator Shah also meets with General Douglas Fraser, Commander, U.S. Southern Command and speaks with Florida business leaders at a Council of the Americas-sponsored luncheon. For more information, please contact USAIDPressOfficers@usaid.gov.

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

9:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Roundtables hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham Shanghai), in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with the with Tunisian Foreign Minister Rafik Abdessalem, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats holds a conference call with Chairman of the House Rules Committee Representative David Dreier, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Democratic Republic of Congo Mines Minister Martin Kabwelulu, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends the Atlantic Council Global Citizen Awards Reception, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

11:15 a.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine meets with Egyptian Ambassador to the U.S. Mohamed Tawfik, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL


Ambassador Marshall assists with the visit and bilateral meeting of Her Excellency Hina Rabbani Khar, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer participates in a live chat on “U.S. Priorities at the 67th UN General Assembly” on the Department of State Facebook page.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Please click here for the live chat.

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer delivers remarks on “U.S. Priorities at the 67th UN General Assembly,” at the Department of State Daily Press Briefing.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer joins Special Representative Lewis for a conference call with U.S. Conference of Mayors President Tom Cochran.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield and Assistant Secretary Jacobson meet with the Honduran Foreign Minister Arturo Corrales, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS JOHNNIE CARSON

3:00 p.m. Ambassador Carson participates in the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference on an Africa Brain Trust Africa panel entitled, “Emerging Threats to Political Stability,” in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

Assistant Secretary Countryman is on foreign travel to Vienna, Austria through September 21 to attend the IAEA General Conference.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

10:15 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez joins Secretary Clinton’s bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic Karel Schwarzenberg, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre set for video cameras: 9:45 am from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:00am from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


11:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with representatives from Jewelers of America, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Gordon delivers remarks at the Ceremony to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the FREEDOM Support Act, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

11:45 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with the Deputy Head of Mission of the Israeli Embassy in the U.S. Barukh Binah, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson and Assistant Secretary Brownfield meet with Honduran Foreign Minister Arturo Corrales, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones addresses students in a National Foreign Affairs Training Center course, Environment, Science, Technology, and Health (ESTH).
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones meets with a group of visiting Kenyan parliamentarians, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER


Assistant Secretary Posner is on foreign travel in Brussels, Belgium to meet with the European Union’s first Special Representative for Human Rights Stavros Lambrinidis. Assistant Secretary Posner will also hold a press availability for European media at the U.S.-European Media hub. Please click here for more information.

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

10:00 a.m.
Ambassador Goosby meets with Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Health Raisa Bohatyriova to provide an overview of PEPFAR program activities and share expertise in supporting national HIV/AIDS response, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

4:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with a delegation of Burmese and Thai civil society activists, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis conducts meetings with U.S. state and local leaders in conjunction with the Congressional Black Caucus, through September 22, in Washington, DC.

9:00 a.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with City of Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration District Director, Connecticut, Anne Evans, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Africa.com CEO Teresa Clark, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

2:00 p.m. Director Sullivan meets with Ambassador Ashok Mirpuri of Singapore, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Director Sullivan hosts an Office of Policy Planning guest speaker, Ambassador Dennis Ross, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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