Public Schedule
Washington, DC
November 27, 2012


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 27, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

10:30 a.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the Millennium Challenge Corporation and takes questions from staff, in Washington, DC.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Secretary Clinton’s remarks will be streamed live here. To login enter any word into the field under “Enter as a Guest,” and click “Enter Room.”
Pre-set time for video cameras: 9:00 a.m. from the 875 15th Street NW Entrance.
Final access for journalists and still photographers 10:00 a.m. from the 875 15th Street NW Entrance.


11:55 p.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks to the Thursday Luncheon Group, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:15 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:00 p.m.
Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the International Council on Women’s Business Leadership meeting, at the Department of State.
Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 1:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


3:40 p.m. Secretary Clinton participates in President Obama’s bilateral meeting with President-elect of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah is on foreign travel to Turkey to visit the border region with Syria and speak with individuals who have fled the violence in Syria. For more information please contact USAIDPressOfficers@usaid.gov.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is on foreign travel to India, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan through December 1.

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

8:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director of International Energy Agency, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Chinese Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs He Ning, at the Chinese Embassy.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in a meeting of the Secretary’s International Council on Women’s Business Leadership, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 1:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


4:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the Brussels Forum Panel on Global Swing States Launch, at the German Marshall Fund.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

Under Secretary Sonenshine is on foreign travel to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey.

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

1:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets with USAID Deputy Administrator Don Steinberg, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Under Secretary Otero attends a reception to celebrate the Secretary’s International Council on Women’s Business Leadership ITS Subcommittees, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

6:00 p.m.
Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller joins Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak for a discussion on the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, at George Washington University. Please click here to RSVP.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL


3:35 p.m. Ambassador Marshall assists with the visit of the President-elect of Mexico, His Excellency Peña Nieto, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMIEND BY WHITE HOUSE)

6:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall attends a reception hosted by the Ambassador of Germany, His Excellency Niels Peter Georg Ammon, and Mrs. Heimann-Ammon in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Bangladesh Ambassador Akramul Qader, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

Assistant Secretary Brimmer hosts a South Korean Delegation led by Permanent Representative to the UN Sook Kim and including representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Republic of Korea’s Embassy in Washington, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Countryman hosts an NGO roundtable on nonproliferation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

9:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez moderates a live webchat, “Succeeding as an Entrepreneur,” on opportunities to facilitate business development, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez delivers the opening remarks for the Kimberley Process Conference, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in a meeting of the Secretary’s International Council on Women’s Business Leadership, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 1:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

3:40 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson joins Secretary Clinton at President Obama’s bilateral meeting with President-elect of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL

11:30 a.m.
Coordinator McCall meets with the first group of Russian journalists participating in an exchange program established through the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission Sub-Working Group on Mass Media, at the International Center for Journalists, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Tamara Cofman Wittes, Senior Fellow and the Director of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard is on foreign travel through November 30 to Jordan and Lebanon. Please click here for more information.

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)

10:00 a.m. Ambassador Benjamin meets with Netherlands Ministry of Defense Security Policy Director Joep Wijnands, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Ambassador Benjamin meets with U.A.E. Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef Al Otaiba, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:00 p.m. Ambassador CdeBaca meets with South Korean Ambassador to the U.S. Young-jin Choi, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:00 a.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with members of the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer delivers the keynote address at an event commemorating World AIDS Day and the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, and hosted by UNAIDS and Together for Girls, “Ending the Dual Epidemics of HIV and Gender-based Violence,” in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer participates in a meeting of the Secretary’s International Council on Women’s Business Leadership, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 1:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


3:30 p.m. Ambassador Verveer delivers opening remarks at the launch of the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise with special guests and Alliance partners from The Aspen Institute, West Elm, Walmart, the International Folk Art Market-Santa Fe, and Global Goods Partners, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Please contact SGWI_PA@state.gov to attend.

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

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel to Shenzhen, China to participate in discussions at a conference in Peking University School of Transnational Law, regarding the Nuremburg Trial and how it influenced global criminal justice.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis is on foreign travel in Brazil through November 30 to further U.S.-Brazil subnational engagement in preparation for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

8:30 a.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with Investe Sao Paulo Director Sergio Costa, in Sao Paulo.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

10:30 a.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis participates in a roundtable discussion with AmCham Brasil’s Travel and Business Committee, in Sao Paulo.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

12:30 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with Mayor-elect Haddad’s Administration, in Sao Paulo.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with FIESP Deputy General Director Thomaz Zanotto, in Sao Paulo.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

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

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