January 8, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE

TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013

SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

12:00 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)

TBD PM
Secretary Clinton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia Jacob Walles, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns receives credentials from Mongolia Ambassador-Designate Bulgaa Altangerel, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:45 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan Richard Morningstar, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

7:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides participates in a video conference with USAID and Embassy Islamabad, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides accepts the credentials of Zambian Ambassador to the U.S. Palan Mulonda, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia Jacob Walles, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

4:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with John Frisbie, U.S. China Business Council, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

11:45 a.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine meets with U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Otero meets Steven McFarland, Embassy Kabul Rule of Law Ambassador, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

10:00 a.m.
Ambassador Marshall hosts a reception in honor of the departing Ambassador of Mongolia, His Excellency Bekhbat Khasbazar, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:45 a.m. Ambassador Marshall greets the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, His Excellency Hamid Karzai, at Joint Base Andrews.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE


3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake is interviewed by VOA Moscow, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

12:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Czech Republic Ambassador to the U.S. Petr Gandalovic, to discuss Czech economic issues, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with National Security Staff Senior Director for Europe Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall in Washington, D.C., to follow up on the recent Turkish Economic Partnership Commission.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

Assistant Secretary Gordon is on foreign travel to the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Ambassador Allan Culham, Permanent Representative of Canada to the Organization of American States, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Assistant Secretary Jones is in on foreign travel in Santiago, Chile through January 10 to lead the U.S. delegation and co-chair the sixth meeting of the U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement’s Environmental Affairs Council and the fourth meeting of the U.S.-Chile Environmental Cooperation Agreement Joint Commission for Environmental Cooperation. Assistant Secretary Jones will also meet with the Chilean-American Chamber of Commerce, local NGOs, and senior officials from the Chilean Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Please click here for more information.

8:30 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones meets with members of the Chilean-American Chamber of Commerce, in Santiago, Chile.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones participates in an interview with Chilean newspaper Pulso, in Santiago, Chile.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones participates in a signing ceremony of the U.S.-Chile Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Cooperation in Conservation and Management of Terrestrial and Marine Protected Areas, in Santiago, Chile.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones participates in a roundtable discussion on the environment, biodiversity, and habitat protection with representatives from local NGOs and academic institutions, in Santiago, Chile.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones meets with Chilean Environmental Minister María Ignacia Benitez, in Santiago, Chile.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL

Coordinator McCall is on foreign travel to Manila, the Philippines through January 10.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Shapiro meets with Major General Kenneth E. Tovo, Commanding General, U.S. Special Operations Command Central, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Shapiro meets with Vikram Doraiswami, Joint Secretary for the Americas, Government of India, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby meets with Dr. Rahn K. Bailey, President of the National Medical Association, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:00 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer participates via teleconference in a meeting to discuss the Women in Public Service Project with the presidents of the Seven Sisters Colleges and the Woodrow Wilson Center’s President Jane Harman, and its Director of the Global Women’s Leadership Initiative Rangita de Silva de Alwis, at the Woodrow Wilson Center.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

9:00 a.m.
Special Representative Lewis discusses sub-national engagements with Ambassador Stuart Holiday, President, Meridian International, Salvatore Pappalardo, EVP and CEO, Meridian International and Greg Houston, Senior VP for Development-and-External Affairs, Meridian International, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

3:30 p.m.
Director Sullivan meets with U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia Jacob Walles, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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