Public Schedule
Washington, DC
October 5, 2012


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FRIDAY OCTOBER 5, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

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

1:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Counselor Mills and USAID Administrator Shah, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeff Feltman, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

3:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Indian Administrative Service Officers, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

10:45 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Canberra, Australia, Jason Hyland, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Jane Holl Lute, at the Department of Homeland Security.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY DHS)

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

12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends a reception in honor of the departing Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan His Excellency Erlan Idrissov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with the Egyptian Ambassador to the U.S. Mohamed Tawfik, at Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE


12:45 p.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine delivers remarks at a World Teachers’ Day event for teachers in Department of State Educational and Cultural Affairs programs, at the L’Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL


12:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall hosts a reception in honor of the departing Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan His Excellency Erlan Idrissov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Barton meets with General (ret.) Gordon Sullivan and General (ret.) Carl E. Vuono, in Alexandria, Virginia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Barton meets with U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Susan Rice, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Barton meets with Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi Ambassador Robert Godec, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake attends a reception in honor of the departing Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan His Excellency Erlan Idrissov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with EastWest Institute Vice President for Regional Security Ambassador Dr. Beate Maeder-Metcalf, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Ambassador Lalit Mansingh, Bonita Trust International Advisory Board, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Israeli Deputy Chief of Mission Ambassador Barukh Binah, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

11:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Panama Ministry of Commerce and Industry Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade José Pacheco Tejeira to discuss bilateral economic relations, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Hammer delivers remarks on U.S. foreign policy priorities at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, at Syracuse University in Syracuse, in New York.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones hosts a meeting with European Commission Director-General for Environment Karl Falkenberg to discuss issues related to conservation, biodiversity, and sustainable development, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard is on foreign travel to Geneva, Switzerland through October 4 to lead the U.S. delegation at the 63rd session of the Executive Committee of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

9:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Stock meets with American ice hockey players who will travel to Russia under the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

8:00 a.m. Ambassador Benjamin attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:30 p.m. Ambassador Benjamin meets with Ambassador of Greece to the U.S. Christos Panagopoulos, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

1:30 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby meets with U.S. Ambassador to Panama Jonathan Farrar, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel to Freetown, Sierra Leone to participate in meetings on global criminal justice issues.

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

Ambassador Verveer is on foreign travel to Pristina, Kosovo through October 6 to deliver remarks at the first Balkans regional “Partnership for Change: Empowering Women,” International Women’s Leadership Summit hosted by President of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga. Please click here for more information.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

Special Representative Balderston is on foreign travel to Ramallah through October 8. Special Representative Balderston heads an innovation delegation of business and university leaders in support of the State Department’s Partners for a New Beginning initiative. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

10:30 a.m. Special Representative Lewis speaks with Vera Songwe, World Bank Country Director for Senegal, The Gambia, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau and Mauritania.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

12:30 p.m. Daily Press Briefing with Deputy Spokesperson Mark toner

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