Public Schedule
Washington, DC
November 20, 2012


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MONDAY NOVEMBER 20, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton is on foreign travel to Jerusalem, Ramallah, and Cairo. Please click here for more information.

10:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Clinton meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in Jerusalem.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

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

3:45 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN


Under Secretary Sherman is on foreign travel in Brussels, Belgium for official meetings.

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

10:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with the Jordanian Ambassador to the U.S. Dr. Alia Hatoug-Bouran, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with the Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. Carlos Urrutia, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats holds a conference call with Leslie Craig, Head of the Syria Team, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats hosts a meeting with Dr. A. Gary Shilling, President of A. Gary Shilling & Co., Inc., Economic Consultants, and Publisher of Insight, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

12:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine chairs the steering committee meeting for the Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications, at the Department of State.
(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 through 20. In Bangladesh, Under Secretary Otero addresses Rohingya refugee issues, as well as labor issues. She also meets with government representatives, as well as NGOs and UN agencies, and participates 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

Ambassador Marshall accompanies President Obama on foreign travel to Thailand, Burma and Cambodia.

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.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Managing Director for Global & Multilateral Issues at the European External Action Service Mara Marinaki, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez delivers opening remarks at the U.S.-EU Threat Finance Dialogue, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

Assistant Secretary Gordon is on foreign travel to Georgia, Germany, Austria, and Belgium through November 21. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

10:15 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer delivers opening remarks to students in the Public Affairs Officers’ Tradecraft Course, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

11:15 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Ambassador of Argentina to the U.S. Jorge Arguello, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in the Pathways to Prosperity International Business Fellows Matching Program Launch, at the Chilean ambassador’s residence in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a reception in honor of Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. Carlos Urrutia, hosted by and held at the Council of the Americas.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones meets with the Managing Director for Global and Multilateral Issues at the European External Action Service of the European Union Mara Marinaki to discuss environmental issues, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Dutch Human Rights Ambassador Lionel Veer, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Shadi Taha, Vice President of Ghad al Thawra Party, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

11:30 a.m.
Ambassador Benjamin meets with Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Affairs Tsvetan Tsvetanov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:30 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with American University President Neil Kerwin and Nabeela Khattak of the Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs and Professionals (OPEN) to discuss the vision for the U.S.-Pakistan Women’s Council, at American University in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador Carmen Aponte, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

Special Representative Kris Balderston is on international travel in Vienna, Austria through November 20 where he participating in the Global South-South Development Expo 2012.

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

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in Lyon, France to attend in the 5th International Expert Meeting on Genocide, War Crimes, and Crimes against Humanity.

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

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

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