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Cablegate: Staffdel Margon Schedule for Kenya

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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
RANNEBERGER

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