Public Schedule
Washington, DC
November 14, 2012


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 14, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton is on foreign travel to Perth, Australia. She is accompanied by Assistant Secretary Campbell, Spokesperson Nuland, Director Sullivan, and VADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., JCS. Please click here for more information.

8:45 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta participate in a wreath-laying ceremony, in Perth, Australia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta deliver remarks at the AUSMIN Session I, in Perth, Australia.
(OPEN PRESS FOR OPENING REMARKS)

11:15 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta participate in AUSMIN Session II, in Perth, Australia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:40 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta participate in the AUSMIN working lunch, in Perth, Australia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30
p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton holds a joint press availability with Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, Australian Foreign Minister Robert Carr, and Australian Defense Minister Stephen Smith, in Perth, Australia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

3:25 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta attend a reception hosted by Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett, in Perth, Australia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with the staff and families of Mission Australia, in Perth, Australia.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks at the State Department’s Awards Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

8:15 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

10:45 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides delivers remarks at the Overseas Security Advisory Committee meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides attends a reception honoring Ambassador David C. Jacobson, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides speaks with the Administrator of the Small Business Administration Karen Mills.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:15 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats holds a conference call with Jordanian Minister of Planning Dr. Jafar Hassan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with U.S. Ambassador to Iceland Luis Arreaga, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the World Wildlife Fund Science for Nature Symposium, at the National Geographic Society Grosvenor Auditorium.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the 67th Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia, at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Under Secretary Otero is on foreign travel to Nepal and Bangladesh from November 13 to 20. In Bangladesh, Under Secretary Otero addresses Rohingya refugee issues, as well as labor issues. Under Secretary Otero also meets with government representatives, NGOs and UN agencies, and will participate in a widely-broadcast TV show targeting Bangladeshi youth. In Nepal, Under Secretary Otero meets with government officials on water issues, including glacial melt, among other issues.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

6:30 p.m. Ambassador Marshall attends the 67th Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia hosted by the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia, His Excellency Dr. Dino Patti Djalal, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS RICK BARTON


Assistant Secretary Barton is on foreign travel to Turkey and the United Kingdom through November 20. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer hosts a Human Rights Council reception, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE


Assistant Secretary Blake is on foreign travel to Brussels, Moscow and Istanbul through November 17. In Brussels on November 11 to 13, Assistant Secretary Blake will participate in the 9th-annual Worldwide Security Conference. On November 16 Assistant Secretary Blake will be in Istanbul, Turkey participating in the Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Summit. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

Assistant Secretary Campbell accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

11:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in a direct line call for an overview of U.S. trade with Guatemala, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson is on foreign travel to Ottawa, Canada to participate in consultations on U.S.-Canada Cooperation in Mexico, Latin America, and the Caribbean and to hold bilateral meetings.

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

Assistant Secretary Jones is on foreign travel in Ireland from November 13 to 16 to co-lead an Innovation Delegation with Special Represenative Balderston. The delegation commences in Dublin with meetings with senior government officials, private sector leaders, entrepreneurs and academics, as well as various civil society organizations to discuss partnership opportunities to promote cross-border economic growth and opportunities with Northern Ireland.

8:30 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones meets with Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Eamon Gilmore, in Dublin, Ireland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

10:00 a.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones meets with Minister for Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation Richard Bruton, in Dublin, Ireland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

11:00 a.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones visits Ireland’s electric power transmission system operator EirGrid and meets with its management team, in Dublin, Ireland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

12:45 p.m.
LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones delivers remarks at a luncheon hosted by the Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC), in Dublin, Ireland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:30 p.m.
LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones attends a joint meeting with Science Foundation Ireland and Enterprise Ireland to discuss issues related to innovation and technology, renewable energy, sustainability, and smart systems, in Dublin, Ireland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:30 p.m.
LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones visits the Biomedical Sciences Institute at Trinity College and delivers remarks on the role of universities in spurring innovation and entrepreneurship, in Dublin, Ireland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY MICHAEL POSNER, BUREAU OF DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR

Assistant Secretary Posner is on foreign travel from November 12 through 16 to attend meetings with Nigerian government officials, representatives from civil society and non-governmental organizations in Abuja and Lagos, Nigeria.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Richard attends a debrief by USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants) president Lavinia Limon regarding Syrian refugees in Jordan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard meets with Congressman Sam Farr, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

Assistant Secretary Shapiro is on foreign travel to New Zealand, Australia, and China through November 16. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock hosts a Twitter Q&A via her handle, @annatstate.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador CdeBaca is on foreign travel to Turkey through November 18.

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

Ambassador Goosby leads the U.S. delegation at the Twenty-Eighth Board meeting of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, in Geneva, Switzerland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

12:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Ambassador Mabel Gómez Oliver, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Mexican Embassy, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with CEO of Women for Women International Afshan Khan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer attends Newsweek and The Daily Beast’s Hero Summit dinner, at the U.S. Institute for Peace in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel to The Hague, Netherlands to attend the International Criminal Court Eleventh Session of the Assembly of States Parties.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

Special Representative Balderston is on foreign travel in Ireland through November 15 to lead an Innovation Delegation along with Assistant Secretary Jones. The delegation commences in Dublin with meetings with senior government officials, private sector leaders, entrepreneurs and academics, as well as various civil society organizations to discuss partnership opportunities to promote cross-border economic growth and opportunities with Northern Ireland. Special Representative Balderston and Assistant Secretary Jones will deliver remarks at a high-level event about the role of public-private partnerships and innovation at the first Biomedical Sciences Institute at Trinity College, Dublin. Please click here for more information.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

10:00 a.m. Special Representative Lewis hosts a roundtable discussion with governors and trade representatives of the Republic of Turkey, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Sandhya Satwadi, Director, Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), at the State Department.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

Special Representative Pandith is on foreign travel to Brazil and Argentina from November 7 through 17. Special Representative Pandith visits Brasilia, Sao Paolo, the Tri Border region, Buenos Aires, and Cordoba to meet with youth and civil society groups.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

Director Sullivan accompanies Secretary Clinton on foreign travel. Please click here for more information.

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