Public Schedule
Washington, DC
December 17, 2012


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012

SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Clinton has no public events.

DEPUTY SECRETARY BURNS

12:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends a luncheon in honor of Senator Richard Lugar, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Ambassador David Satterfield, Director General of Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) , at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

10:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with USAID Administrator Shah, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

7:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman attends a dinner hosted by United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef Al Otaiba, in honor of United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash, at the Ambassador’s residence.
(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 Marc Maurer, President of National Federation of the Blind, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats holds a conference call with former Ambassador Marc Ginsberg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats holds a conference call with Clyde Tuggle, Senior Vice President and Chief Public Affairs and Communications Officer at The Coca-Cola Company.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the European Institute’s Annual Ambassadors’ Dinner, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

9:45 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake participates in a video conference with the World Bank, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED MEDIA COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER


Assistant Secretary Brimmer hosts an Australian delegation led by Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Gary Quinlan, and including representatives from the Australian Permanent Mission to the UN in New York and the Embassy of Australia to the U.S., at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

Assistant Secretary Brownfield is on foreign travel in China through December 19 to meet with senior government officials.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

Assistant Secretary Campbell is on foreign travel to the Philippines, Malaysia, and New Zealand through December 17. Please click here for more information.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

Assistant Secretary Countryman is on foreign travel in Brussels, Belgium through December 17. Please click here for more information.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Peter Kornbluh, Director of the National Security Archive‘s Chile Documentation Project and of the Cuba Documentation Project, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a Holiday Open House Reception, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a reception in honor of Canadian Deputy Ministers, at the Ambassador of Canada’s residence.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Posner meets with Deputy Head of Mission to the UK Philip Barton to receive the UK’s Lifeline Donation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE).


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

Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons Luis CdeBaca is on foreign travel in Burma.


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

Ambassador Verveer is on official travel to Little Rock, Arkansas to speak at the Club of Madrid Conference: Harnessing 21st Century Solutions: A Focus on Women. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETEMINED BY HOST)


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

10:30 a.m. Special Representative Lewis speaks about “Advancing Global Collaboration at the Local Level,” at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:00 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Dan Crippen, Executive Director and David Quam, Director, Office of Federal Relations, National Governors Association, in the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS KRIS BALDERSTON

11: 00 a.m. Special Representative Balderston and Director of U.S. Cookstoves Initiatives Jacob Moss attend a panel discussion, “The New Global Burden of Disease Estimates for Household Air Pollution,” organized by the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, at the National Press Club.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

2:30 p.m. Director Sullivan meets with Greek Ambassador to the U.S. Christos Panagopoulos, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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