Public Schedule
Washington, DC
October 17, 2012


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 17, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

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

10:00 a.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with the Management Team, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

Deputy Secretary Burns is on foreign travel through October 20 to Japan, Korea, China, Burma and India. Please click here for more information.

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

2:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Microsoft Senior Director for Global Trade Policy and Strategy Dorothy Dwoskin, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends a dinner with Belgian Ambassador to the U.S. Jan Matthysen on the topic of “Regenerative Medicine: Advancing the Future of Healthcare,” at the Ambassador’s residence.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE


12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine delivers remarks at American University, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER


Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with counterparts in New Delhi, India for consultations on arms control and nonproliferation. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

7:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake participates in a digital video conference with Director General of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) South Asia Department Juan Miranda, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake participates in a working lunch hosted by the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) regarding their India-China-U.S. project, at the SAIS campus in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with senior staff from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Uzbekistan Chargé d’Affaires Muzaffar Madrahimov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

Assistant Secretary Brownfield is on foreign travel in Colombia to meet with senior government officials.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Mariner Infrastructure Investment Management President and CEO Andrew Hohns to discuss infrastructure issues, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with U.S. Executive Director of the African Development Bank Walter Jones to discuss economic issues in Africa, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

9:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with U.S. Ambassador to Argentina Vilma Martinez, 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 through October 18.

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


4:15 p.m. Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Benetech President and CEO Jim Fruchterman, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

1:00 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby meets with Dr. Grant Colfax, Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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

Ambassador Verveer is on foreign travel to Guatemala City and Antigua, Guatemala through October 20 to meet with government officials, NGO leaders, and women entrepreneurs and discuss efforts relating to gender-based violence, women’s economic empowerment, and indigenous issues. Please click here for more information.

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 Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Kandeh Yumkella, and Johnson and Johnson.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN MARC GROSSMAN

Ambassador Grossman is on foreign travel Ankara, Turkey and Islamabad, Pakistan. Please click here for more information.

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 through October 30. 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.

SPECIAL ADVISOR FOR GLOBAL YOUTH ISSUES ZEENAT RAHMAN

Special Adviser Rahman is on foreign travel to San Salvador, El Salvador and Monterrey, Mexico through October 19. Please click here for more information.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

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

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