January 10, 2013

SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

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

12:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton meets with Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Secretary Clinton holds a flag ceremony for U.S. Ambassador to South Africa Donald Gips, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:55 p.m. Secretary Clinton participates in a presentation by the Library of Congress to the Government of Afghanistan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Secretary Clinton meets with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, at the Department of State.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED)

6:00 p.m. Secretary Clinton hosts a working dinner for Afghan President Hamid Karzai, at the Department of State.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED)

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DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS


12:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

11:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Nides meets with U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia Jacob Walles, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with the Center for Disease Control Director Dr. Tom Frieden, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides speaks with U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand David Huebner.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides attends the flag ceremony for U.S. Ambassador to South Africa Donald Gips, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

3:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Jawed Ludin and the delegation for regional consultations, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


8:30 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in a Deauville Ambassadors secure video teleconference, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

12:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at the Council on Foreign Relations roundtable “Diplomacy in an Age of Austerity,” at the CFR Headquarters.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with the National Committee for U.S. China Relations delegation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Under Secretary Otero is on foreign travel to Chile, Peru, and Uruguay through January 19 to meet with government officials and civil society representatives on a range of issues, including on human rights, TIP, social inclusion, youth engagement, democracy promotion, and counternarcotics efforts. In Santiago, Chile, she participates in the Second Regional Latin America Conference of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), organized by the Government of Chile, and delivers keynote remarks at a Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Day of Action. In Montevideo, Uruguay, she attends the soft launch of Embassy Montevideo’s Youth Council.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

4:30 p.m. Ambassador Marshall assists with the flag ceremony for U.S. Ambassador to South Africa Donald Gips, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall assists with the working visit of the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, His Excellency Hamid Karzai, at the U.S. Department of State.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS RICK BARTON

11:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton meets with Dr. Hamed Bigalri, Vice Chairman of Citicorp, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Barton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake attends a meeting with Afghanistan Deputy Foreign Minister Jawed Ludin to discuss regional issues, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer hosts a delegation led by Ambassador Ronny Leshno-Yaar, Deputy Director-General and Head of UN and International Organizations Division for the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs for consultations on multilateral issues, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS KURT CAMPBELL

9:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Campbell delivers remarks at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHILIP GORDON

Assistant Secretary Gordon is on foreign travel to the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala Arnold Chacon, 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 delivers opening remarks at a U.S. Department of Interior sponsored Law and Policy Seminar on Biodiversity and Protected Areas for Chilean government officials.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones visits Reserva Nacional Río Clarillo, a protected area managed by the Chilean National Park Service to maintain and restore Chilean ecosystems and their related species.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL

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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard is on travel to Miami, Florida through January 11. Please click here for more information.

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

1:00 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby convenes an inter-agency meeting of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) principals to discuss the recently released PEPFAR Blueprint: Creating an AIDS-free Generation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:00 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer delivers opening remarks and participates in a panel at the International Working Forum on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Women, and Development, co-sponsored by UN Women, at the Institute for International Education, in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks on the Global Links Program, a public-private partnership of the Office of Global Women’s Issues, Tupperware Brands Corporation, and Rollins College to support women’s entrepreneurship in Iraq, at an “All Associates Meeting” at Tupperware Brands Headquarters, in Orlando, Florida.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

7:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks on “The Smart Thing to Do: Advancing Women and Girls Around the World” at Tiedtke Concert Hall, Rollins College, Florida. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

10:00 a.m.
Special Representative Lewis meets with Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig, Goddard Institute for Space Studies and Co Director, Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Dean Amhaus, President and CEO, Milwaukee Water Council and Lora Klenke, Vice President, International Business Development, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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