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Cablegate: Staffdel Margon Schedule for Kenya

Published: Tue 27 Nov 2007 02:00 PM
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SUBJECT: STAFFDEL MARGON SCHEDULE FOR KENYA
1. SHEDULE FOR Visit of Sarah Margon
to Nairobi, Kenya 28-30 November 2007
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
1200 Arrive JKI airport (met by Political Counselor Larry Andre).
1330 Arrive at Holiday Inn, Check-in
1400 Lunch with Election Monitoring Team
Larry Andre, Political Counselor
Michael Kamau, Political Specialist
Kevin Green, Deputy Political Counselor
Keith Bean, Domestic Politics Officer
Sheryl Stumbras, USAID Democracy & Governance
1500 Review Briefing Materials
1600 Briefing with Somalia Affairs Office
Special Envoy John Yates
Mitch Benedict, Somalia Affairs Officer
Hodan Hassan, Somalia Affairs Officer
1700 Discussion with International Somalia Policy Community
Ahmed Abdisalaam (Hornafrik)
Khadija O. Ali (civil society)
Abdirahman Raghe (Interpeace)
Danny Irungu (IRI)
Jama Ahmed Mohamed (Haber Gedir/Murasade) NGO (Socda)
Pro. Abdi dahir Dirie (Forum for peace and governance)
Asha Hagi Elmi
Ali Doy Hirsi
Ahmed Abdullahi Yusuf (president Yusuf's son)
Anne Maria Madsen
Nick Pyle
Hatem Bamehriz (NDI)
Mohamed Ali Nur (Americo)
Mohammed Mahmoud, "Garibaldi" (NDI)
Adam Abdirizak, Office of President
Rina Kristomen
1830 Meet USAID Robert Drapcho to discuss Dedaab program
1900 Dinner with NDI Chief of Party Bjarte Tora, IFES Chief
of Party Theo Noel & IRI Program Officer Danny Irungu
and Political Officer Keith Bean
Thursday November 29, 2007
0730 Breakfast with Maina Kiai, Kenya Human Rights Commission
0830 Depart for Chancery
0900 Call on USAID/Kenya Deputy Director Al Smith
1015 Call on Ambassador Ranneberger
1030 Counter-Terrorism/Law Enforcement Working Group
Briefing
Wendy Dougherty, Anti Terrorism Assistance
Bob Whigham, RSO or Jeff Roberts, Deputy RSO
CDR Ken Atkins, Joint Task Force Horn of Africa
Randy Fleitman Econ/Labor Attach
Maj Bethany Aragon, MIST
Scott R. Riedmann, Cons
1145 Depart Chancery for UN Political Office Somalia
1200 Call on SRSG Ould Abdullah with SE Yates
1225 Depart for River Caf
1230 Lunch at River Caf with Kenya-focused International
NGOs Ken McLean Country Director Catholic Relief Services
1330 Call on Cheryl Anderson, USAID/Regional
1400 Yves Kore Sudan Officer
1430 Roundtable discussion with Humanitarian NGOs/Somalia
Location: Multi Purpose Room
USAID: Larry Meserve, Jack Myer, Georgianna Platt,
Nick Cox, Maura Barry
NGOs: IMC, World Vision,CARE, SCF/UK, DRC, Concern,
Gedo Health Consortium, IRC, Ferro, Afrec, Muslim Aid
UK, Islamic Relief, NRC, Coopi, COSV, Oxfam Novib,
Oxfam GB, Mercy Corps, Mercy USA, Horn Relief, World
Concern, Interpeace, NDI, IRI, EDC
1530 Depart Embassy for MFA
1600 Call on MFA Director of Political Affairs, Amb. Ben Ogutu
1630 Return to Hotel
1700 Arrive at hotel, evening free
Friday, 30 November
0600 Depart hotel for Wilson Airport with USAID Robert Drapcho
0700 Depart for Dadaab Refugee Camp
1800 Return from Dadaab, proceed to hotel
1830 Arrive at hotel
1900 Dinner with NGO friends
2100 Depart for airport
2350 Flight departs for UK
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