Public Schedule
Washington, DC
October 16, 2012


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
TUESDAY OCTOBER 16, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at an international conference on women’s financial inclusion, “Power: Women as Drivers of Growth and Social Inclusion,” in Lima, Peru.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

Deputy Secretary Burns is on foreign travel through October 20. Please click here for more information.

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

9:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides participates in a video conference with the White House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides delivers remarks at the Deputy Assistant Secretary Seminar, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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

10:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with John Gantt, President of International Conservation Caucus Foundation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Sallie Krawcheck, former President, Global Wealth Management, Bank of America Corp. and Caren Z. Turner, CEO, Turner Government & Public Affairs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:45 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Emmanuel De Merode, a Belgian prince who directs Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER


Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on foreign travel to meet with counterparts in Ankara, Turkey for consultations on conventional arms control in Europe. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:40 a.m. LOCAL Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller delivers remarks on arms control in the information age at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Australian Deputy Chief of Mission Graham Fletcher, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake attends a reception in honor of the Kazakhstan Delegation to the US-Kazakhstan Energy Partnership Meeting, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS RICK BARTON

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton meets with Grant Harris, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs on the National Security Staff, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

Assistant Secretary Brownfield is on foreign travel to the Dominican Republic to meet with President Danilo Medina and senior law enforcement officials.
(media determined by host)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

1:45 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Countryman participates in a panel discussion at the Deputy Assistant Secretary Seminar, at the Foreign Service Institute.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with Singapore Ambassador to the U.S. Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER


Assistant Secretary Hammer accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with L. Ronald Scheman, senior advisor at Kissinger McLarty Associates and Former Director General of the Inter-American Agency for Cooperation and Development, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER


Assistant Secretary Posner leads the delegation of the Burma Human Rights Dialogue in Rangoon, Burma from October 10 through 18.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard is on foreign travel in London to attend a high-level conference on responding to violence against women and girls in emergencies, “The Crisis Within a Crisis: Protecting Women and Girls in Humanitarian Emergencies,” hosted by the Ditchley Foundation. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

Assistant Secretary Shapiro is on foreign travel to the Middle East through October 17.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA


Ambassador CdeBaca is on foreign travel to Guatemala through October 16.

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca meets with the Honorable Roxana Baldetti, Vice President of Guatemala.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

Ambassador Verveer accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

Special Representative Balderston is on travel to New York City through October 17 to attend the 2012 Global Leadership Awards Dinner hosted by Ted Turner in honor of Desmond Tutu, Kandeh Yumkella, and Johnson and Johnson.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis is on foreign travel in Nigeria through October 17 to participate in the U.S.-Nigeria Bi-national Commission Working Group meetings.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

Special Representative Pandith is on foreign travel in Tbilisi, Georgia; Paris, France; New Delhi, Chennai, and Hyderabad, India. In Tbilisi she accepts an Honorary Doctorate at the International Black Sea University. In Paris she participates in a Women in Public Service Project symposium titled “Women’s Leadership: Public Service and Global Health.” In New Delhi, Chennai, and Hyderabad she does youth and civil society outreach and attends TEDX India.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

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

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