Public Schedule
Washington, DC
October 1, 2012


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
Monday October 1, 2012


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MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2012

SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

10:00 a.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the Forum on Small States Opening Session, at the United Nations.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

12:30 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

Deputy Secretary Burns participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

11:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Foreign Policy Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Donovan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with U.S. Ambassador to Sweden Mark Brzezinski, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

5:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with Lebanese Energy Minister Gebran Bassil, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats and Under Secretary Otero co-chair a NetFreedom Stakeholders Meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends a luncheon in honor of accredited ambassadors to the U.S. and their spouses, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Burmese Minister Soe Thein, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

8:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine delivers remarks at the Opening of the Plenary Session of the Social Media Working Group, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Otero and Under Secretary Hormats co-chair a NetFreedom Stakeholders Meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Otero meets with Special Coordinator for Middle East Transitions Ambassador Bill Taylor, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

2:00 p.m
. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller delivers remarks at the Commemoration of the 15th Anniversary of the Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation, at the United Nations in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL


12:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall hosts a luncheon in honor of recently accredited ambassadors to the United States and their spouses, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Barton meets with the head of Cranfield University’s Resilience Centre, Hazel Smith, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

8:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman, at the United Nations in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark, at the UNDP offices in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Assistant Secretary General for Policy Rafael Grossi, at the IAEA in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson, at the United Nations in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

Assistant Secretary Brownfield delivers remarks at the Institute of the Americas conference on Gangs, Youth, and Demand Reduction, in San Diego, California. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with Egyptian Ambassador to the U.S. Mohamed Tawfik, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with U.S. Ambassador to Burma Derek Mitchell and Burmese President Thein Sein, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

9:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Senator Robert Menendez, in Washington, DC.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

Assistant Secretary Hammer participates in meetings surrounding the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City.

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

Assistant Secretary Jones is on foreign travel in Thailand to represent the United States at the 3rd East Asia Summit Environment Ministers Meeting and to participate in other bilateral meetings and events regarding wildlife trafficking, science and technology cooperation, health, and the environment. She will also meet with U.S. companies involved in green technology in Thailand. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

8:30 am.
Assistant Secretary Posner attends the Internet Freedom Stakeholder Workshop, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Stock attends the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts board meeting, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

12:00
p.m. Assistant Secretary Stock attends a luncheon in honor of accredited ambassadors to the United States and their spouses, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:00 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with McCain Foundation representatives Ambassador Kurt Volker and U.S. Army Lt. General (ret.) Benjamin Freakley, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Ambassador Verver meets with Sri Lankan Ambassador to the U.S. Jaliya Wickramasuriya, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Ambassador Verveer attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:30 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Afghan women’s rights advocates Hasina Safi, Executive Director of Afghanistan’s Women’s Education Centre, and Mahbouba Sara, a member of the Afghan Women’s Network Working Committee, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

Special Representative Balderston attends the 2012 SIFE World Cup competition, co-hosted by the Department of State, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. The World Cup brings together over 3,000 students, business leaders and academics from around the world to identify the most innovative business solutions to social problems. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m.
Special Representative Balderston attends a reception hosted by British Deputy Chief of Mission Philip Barton, at the British Embassy.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS


3:00 p.m. Special Representative Lewis co-hosts the Forum on Global Partnership for Sustainable Development at the Sub National Level, with head of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Yvonne Lodico, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

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

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