Public Schedule
Washington, DC
November 29, 2012


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 29, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

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

10:00 a.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Chairman of Afghanistan’s High Peace Council Salahuddin Rabbani, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m.
Secretary Clinton delivers remarks in recognition of World AIDS Day, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set for video cameras 9:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

11:15 a.m. Secretary Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister of Georgia Maia Panjikidze, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)
Pre set for cameras: 10:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access for writers and still photographers: 10:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


1:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks on The U.S. and Europe: A Revitalized Global Partnership, at the Brookings Institution. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Secretary Clinton’s remarks will be streamed live on state.gov and viewers may follow the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #SecClinton
Pre set for video cameras and still photographers: At 12:00 p.m. from 1775 Massachusetts, Avenue, NW.
Final access for journalists and still photographers: 12:45 p.m. from 1775 Massachusetts, Avenue, NW.


4:50 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the Policy Planning Staff - Foreign Policy Group’s “Transformational Trends 2013” Forum, at the Newseum, in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video and still photographers: 3:30 p.m. from the 6th Street Entrance.
Final access for journalists and still photographers: 4:30 p.m. from the 6th Street Entrance.

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

9:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns delivers opening remarks at the Policy Planning Staff - Foreign Policy Group’s “Transformational Trends 2013” Forum, at the Newseum, in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with the Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks to the Yale World Fellows, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

10:10 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Chairman of Afghanistan’s High Peace Council Salahuddin Rabbani, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides delivers remarks at the annual Awards Dinner for the U.S. Travel Association, in Dallas, Texas and accepts an award on behalf of the Department of State for improvements in global visa processing.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

8:45 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the Global Forum on Pharmaceutical Anti-Counterfeiting and Diversion, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

11:15 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with members of a Burmese government delegation, including U Than Htay, Minister of Energy; Dr. Myint Aung, Minister of Mines; and U Aung Htoo, Managing Director for MOGE, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Acting Under Secretary of Energy David Sandalow, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats delivers the keynote address at the 3rd Annual Export Controls for the Nuclear Renaissance Seminar, at the Pillsbury and the Nuclear Energy Institute.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the Policy Planning Staff - Foreign Policy Group’s “Transformational Trends 2013” Forum, at the Newseum, in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

5:15 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Dominic Martin, UK G8 Foreign Affairs Sous Sherpas, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends an event in honor of the OFII 18th Annual Dinner, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

1:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero is interviewed for the National Defense University’s PRISM Journal.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

11:00 a.m. Ambassador Marshall delivers remarks during the Chamber of Commerce Spouse Diplomatic Reception Rooms Tour, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall and Dr. John P. Holdren host a reception in honor of the 2012 United States Nobel Laureates, at the Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall attends a reception hosted by the Ambassador of Mexico, His Excellency Arturo Sarukhan and Mrs. Veronica Valencia-Sarukhan, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

7:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall attends a dinner in honor of the 2012 United States Nobel Laureates hosted by the Ambassador of Sweden, His Excellency Jonas Hafstroem, and the Ambassador of Norway, His Excellency Wegger Christian Strommen, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS RICK BARTON

Assistant Secretary Barton is on travel to New York through Friday November 30. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Campbell meets with Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. Zhang Yesui, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Campbell delivers remarks at the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council Annual Gala/45th ASEAN Anniversary celebration, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez delivers remarks at an event hosted by the U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez attends a dinner in honor of the Turkey Economic Partnership Commission, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

6:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer attends a Foreign Policy dinner honoring the Top Global Thinkers of 2012, at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON


10:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Kate Smith, Americas Director, UK Foreign And Commonwealth Office (FCO), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with youth ambassadors from Bolivia and Peru, at the Department of State.
(OFFICIAL PHOTO)

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

1:00 p.m
. Assistant Secretary Jones attends a reception in honor of the 2012 United States Nobel Laureates hosted by the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones attends a meeting of the National Science and Technology Council’s Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Sustainability, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL

6:30 p.m.
Coordinator McCall attends a Foreign Policy dinner honoring the Top Global Thinkers of 2012, at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner hosts a meeting for Non-Governmental Organizations on Egypt, at the Department of State. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE).

2:45 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with the 2012 Yale World Fellows, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE).

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with the relatives of Tibetan self-immolators, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE).

5:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Model UN students from New York, 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.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

8:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Shapiro delivers remarks at the Air War College, at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM DANIEL BENJAMIN

11:15 a.m.
Ambassador Benjamin meets with German Federal Foreign Office Head of Policy Planning Thomas Bagger, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


10:00 a.m. Ambassador CdeBaca delivers opening remarks at a meeting of the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:00 p.m. Ambassador CdeBaca meets with President and Founder of End Slavery Now Lauren Taylor, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Ambassador CdeBaca meets with President of the American Bar Association Laurel Bellows, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:30 a.m.
Ambassador Goosby delivers opening remarks at a World AIDS Day event hosted by Secretary Clinton, at the Department of State. The Secretary will unveil the PEPFAR Blueprint: Creating an AIDS-free Generation that provides a roadmap for how the U.S. government will contribute to achieving an AIDS-free generation.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set for video cameras 9:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


2:00 p.m. Ambassador Goosby delivers remarks at a World AIDS Day event hosted at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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

10:30 a.m. Ambassador Verveer attends Secretary Clinton’s remarks in recognition of World AIDS Day, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set for video cameras 9:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


11:00 a.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Ana Guevara of MAC Foundation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with Foreign Minister of Georgia Maia Panjikidze, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer meets with Ghazi ben Ahmed, Executive Director of German Marshall Fund – Tunisia, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Ambassador Verveer attends a Foreign Policy dinner honoring the Top Global Thinkers of 2012, at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel to Beijing, China to meet with Chinese foreign affairs officials and to speak at a conference on Nuremberg trials at Beijing Normal University, in Beijing, China.

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.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with Minister Carlos Abreu, Director of the Department of U.S., Canadian, and Inter-American Affairs at the Brazilian Ministry of External Affairs (MRE), in Brasilia, Brazil.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with Aldo Rebelo, Brazilian Minister of Sports, in Brasilia, Brazil.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis tours the National Stadium of Brasilia and holds a discussion with Federal District Officials, in Brasilia, Brazil.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with Minister Luiza de Bairros, SEPPIR, in Brasilia, Brazil.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

Director Sullivan participates in thePolicy Planning Staff - Foreign Policy Group’s “Transformational Trends 2013” Forum, at the Newseum, in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE

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

[This is a mobile copy of Public Schedule for November 29, 2012]