Schedule for the Week of September 23, 2013
On Monday, September 23, In the morning, the President and First Lady will travel to New York City. The departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport are open press.
In the afternoon, the President will meet with President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria to discuss how we can strengthen our cooperation to advance transparent, democratic governance, expand trade and development, improve security, and create opportunities for youth and entrepreneurs. There will be a travel pool spray at the top of this meeting.
Later in the day, the President will host Heads of State, and representatives of civil society, multilateral organizations, and private foundations to explore ways to protect the critical role civil society plays from growing restrictions in a number of countries around the world. This event is open to pre-credentialed media.
In the evening, the President will participate in a USUN Mission meet and greet with employees and their families. This event is closed press.
Later in the evening, the President and First Lady will host a United Nations General Assembly reception. This event is closed press.
The President and the First Lady will remain overnight in New York City.
On Tuesday, September 24, the President will deliver remarks to the UN General Assembly; the First Lady will attend the event. Later in the day, the President will visit the Clinton Global Initiative where he and President Clinton will engage in a conversation about the benefits and future of health care reform in America, and access to quality health care around the globe. In the evening, the President will attend an event for the DNC before returning with the First Lady to the White House.
On Wednesday and Thursday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.
On Friday, September 27, the President will welcome Prime Minister Singh of India to the White House for a bilateral meeting. This meeting follows the Prime Minister’s visit to Washington in 2009, and the President’s visit to India in 2010, and it will highlight India’s role in regional security and stability and provide an opportunity for the two leaders to chart a course toward enhanced trade, investment, and development cooperation between the United States and India.