Public Schedule
Washington, DC
November 28, 2012


SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

9:30 a.m. Secretary Clinton participates in the U.S.-African Union High Level Meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Secretary Clinton presents the 14th Annual Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE), at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 9:30 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. Secretary Clinton delivers remarks at the Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs (GLIFAA) 20th Anniversary celebration, 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.


5:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with African Union Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:20 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a joint press availability with African Union Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 4:30 p.m. from the C Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 5:00 p.m. from the C Street Entrance Lobby.


DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

9:15 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides speaks with U.S. Executive Director of the Asian Development Bank Ambassador Robert Orr.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides attends the Secretary’s 20th Anniversary celebration of the Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies, at the Department of State.
(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.


3:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Department of Defense Deputy Secretary Ashton Carter, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides participates in a video conference with the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE WHITE HOUSE)

5:45 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides speaks with Department of Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for the Private Sector Douglas Smith.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the Secretary's Award for Corporate Excellence Ceremony, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 9:30 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.


12:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in a working lunch with AU delegations, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in a panel discussion with International Women’s Forum “Topic: Building A Culture of Trust”, at the Sheraton Premiere in Tyson Corner.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends a USAID event to discuss a new alliance among governments, the private sector & civil society to help eliminate tropical deforestation, at the Decatur House.
(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

10:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Otero attends the Secretary's Award for Corporate Excellence Ceremony, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 9:30 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.


1:00 p.m. Under Secretary Otero is interviewed for the International Youth Alliance’s Youth Magazine.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL


12:30 p.m. Ambassador Marshall attends a reception to celebrate the National Day of Romania hosted by the Ambassador of Romania, His Excellency Adrian Cosmin Vierita, and Mrs. Adrian Vierita with the Chairs of the Romanian Congressional Caucus at the Library of Congress.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake attends the Secretary's Award for Corporate Excellence Ceremony, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 9:30 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.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer attends the Secretary’s 20th Anniversary celebration of the Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies, at the Department of State.
(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 ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

9:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez leads the U.S.-Turkey Economic Partnership Commission meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez delivers remarks at the Secretary's Award for Corporate Excellence Ceremony, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 9:30 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.


6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez attends the Kimberley Process Gala Dinner, at the National Museum for Women and the Arts.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer attends a luncheon with Ferenc Kumin, Deputy State Secretary for International Communications at the Embassy of Hungary, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON


9:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in a meeting with educators from the International Visitors Leadership Program on “100,000 Strong: Expanding International Exchange in Higher Education,” at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with General Charles H. Jacoby, Jr., Commander of U.S. Northern Command, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL

10:30 a.m.
Coordinator McCall attends the Secretary's Award for Corporate Excellence Ceremony, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 9:30 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.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner attends the Secretary’s 20th Anniversary celebration of the Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies, at the Department of State.
(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: 1:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


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

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

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


2:00 p.m. Ambassador CdeBaca testifies about International Human Trafficking and Forced Labor before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, on Capitol Hill.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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

4:00 p.m. Ambassador Verveer meets with African Union Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Ambassador Verveer attends the event “Women on the Cusp of a New Era,” hosted by African Union Ambassador Amina Ali and welcoming African Union Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, 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, Beijing, China.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

10:30 p.m. Special Representative Balderston attends the Secretary's Award for Corporate Excellence Ceremony, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 9:30 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.


6:00 p.m. Special Representative Balderston attends a reception to discuss opportunities for governments, the private sector, and civil society to work together to reduce tropical deforestation, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m.
Special Representative Balderston attends a dinner with the Irish Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Collins, at the Ambassador’s Residence.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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 attends a briefing at U.S. Embassy Brasilia, in Brasilia, Brazil.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis attends a panel on the Brazil sports industry, in Brasilia, Brazil.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

11:15 a.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with state government representatives from World Cup host states, in Brasilia, Brazil.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:00 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and his delegation, in Brasilia, Brazil.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:00 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with the Inter-American Development Bank, in Brasilia, Brazil.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:30 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Thomas Shannon, in Brasilia, Brazil.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

PRESS BRIEFING SCHEDULE:

12:30 p.m. There will be an ON-camera, on-the-record Daily Press Briefing with Spokesperson Victoria Nuland, in the Press Briefing Room (room 2209).

[This is a mobile copy of Public Schedule for November 28, 2012]