Posted by Joshua on Sunday, November 25th, 2007
This schedule is about three days old and does not have the word Golan included in section III of Tuesday's evens where Syria and Lebanon are to have a chance to speak. Presumably Syria is waiting for the Golan issue to be written in.
Schedule for Annapolis Conference and Related Events
Sunday, November 25
TBC Three-way Meeting on Roadmap Implementation (at State)
TBC Planning Meeting for Post-Annapolis Negotiations (in DC)
Monday, November 26
1050 POTUS [President of the US] Bilateral Meeting with Prime Minister Olmert
POC: Alon Sachar – Israelis
1315 POTUS Bilateral Meeting with President Abbas
POC: Shayna Steinger – Palestinians
1500 (TBC) Possible S meeting with Arab FMs (S Office)
POCs: Del Controls for participating delegations
1600 (TBC) S Bilateral Meeting with Russian FM Lavrov (S Office)
POC: Alex Angert – Russians
1700 (TBC) Quartet Principals Meeting (Henry Clay Room, HST 8th Floor)
1800 Cocktails/Reception at State Department (HST 8th Floor)
POC: Alex Sundquist, Site Officer
1900-2130 Dinner hosted by Secretary Rice with remarks by POTUS (HST
POC: Alex Sundquist, Site Officer
Tuesday, November 27
0900 Delegation Buses leave the C Street entrance en route to
Annapolis. Delegations shuld arrive at 8:00am for security procedures and
to be ready for a 9:00am departure.
0840 POTUS Departs White House
0910 POTUS NSC Pre-Brief (Buchanan House)
POTUS will greet Abbas and Olmert individually as they arrive
0940 POTUS Trilateral meeting in Annapolis with Abbas and Olmert
POTUS will have photo-op with Abbas and Olmert at conclusion
1100-1215 Opening Session (Memorial Hall)
POC: Ashley Bagwell, Site Officer
(Note: POTUS, Olmert, and Abbas depart after this session)
1230-1330 Lunch hosted by Secretary Rice (Smoke Hall)
• Secretary Rice remarks 1230-1245
• Lunch service completed 1245-1315
• Russian FM Lavrov remarks 1315-1330 (note – Lavrov likely
to leave immediately after lunch due to daughter’s wedding
1345-1445 Remarks by UN and Arab Leaders
Proposed list and order of speakers – UNSYG Ban ki-Moon, FM
Saud al-Faiysal as Chair of Arab Summit and Arab League Follow-
Up Committee, Egyptian FM Aboul Gheit.
Afternoon Plenary Sessions (Memorial Hall)
I. International Support for the Bilateral Process
Warm statements welcoming the statements by POTUS and the
Proposed Speaker list and order – EU High Rep Solana, Jordanian
FM Khatib, Portuguese FM Amado, German FM Steinmeier,
Canadian FM Bernier, other members of the Arab League Follow-
Up Committee such as Morocco, Tunisia, Qatar, or Bahrain? Would
we want Livni to speak during this session?
II. Institutional Reform and Capacity Building
Statements focusing on what the international community is doing
and what must be done over the coming months to build the
institutional and economic capacity of the Palestinians. Should
help lay foundation for December donors conference.
Proposed speaker list and order – Quartet Representative Blair
(does Blair chair this session?), Palestinian PM Fayyad, EC
Commissioner Ferrero-Waldner, Norwegian FM Stoere, French FM
Kouchner, UK Foreign Secretary Miliband, Japanese FM Koumura.
Would we want Livni or Barak to speak during this session?
III. Toward a Comprehensive Peace
This will be the opportunity for Syria and Lebanon to speak, and
also an opportunity for discussion of Arab reconciliation with Israel.
Proposed speaker list and order – Arab League SYG Moussa,
Indonesian FM Wirajuda, Syrian FM Mualem, Malaysian FM
Hamid, Lebanese FM, Oman or UAE FM? Livni or Barak might also
be interested in speaking during this session.
1930-2000 Press conference (Chair Summary, Q&A)
Wednesday, November 28
1050 POTUS Bilateral Meeting with President Abbas
1315 POTUS Bilateral Meeting with Prime Minister Olmert