List of international trips made by Hillary Clinton as United States Secretary of State

This is a list of international visits undertaken by Hillary Clinton (in office 2009–2013)[1] while in the United States Secretary of State. The list includes both private travel and official state visits. The list includes only foreign travel which the Secretaries of State have made during their tenure in the position.[1]

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at the Tokyo Imperial Palace, 2011
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh, 2012
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vladivostok, 2012
Secretary Clinton dines with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (who would later become State Counsellor of Myanmar) in Yangon, December 2011


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1   Japan Tokyo Met with Foreign Minister Nakasone. February 16–18, 2009
  Indonesia Jakarta Met with Foreign Minister Wirajuda and ASEAN Secretary General Pitsuwa. February 18–19, 2009
  South Korea Seoul Met with Foreign Minister Yu; gave an address at Ewha Womans University. February 19–20, 2009
  China Beijing Met with Foreign Minister Yang. February 20–21, 2009
2   Egypt Sharm el-Sheikh Attended the International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Economy for the Reconstruction of Gaza. March 2–3, 2009
  Israel Tel Aviv, Jerusalem Met with President Peres, Prime Minister Olmert, and Foreign Minister Livni. March 3–5, 2009
  Palestinian National Authority Ramallah Met with President Abbas. March 4, 2009
  Belgium Brussels Attended a NATO Foreign Ministers' meeting and met with the EU and Swiss Foreign Ministers. March 5–6, 2009
   Switzerland Geneva Met with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov. March 6–7, 2009
  Turkey Ankara Met with Foreign Minister Babacan. March 7, 2009
3   Mexico Mexico City, Monterrey Met with Foreign Secretary Espinosa and discussed the Mérida Initiative. March 25–26, 2009
4   Netherlands The Hague Attended the International Conference of Afghanistan. March 31 – April 1, 2009
  United Kingdom London Attended the G-20 Economic Summit with President Obama. April 1–3, 2009
  France Strasbourg Accompanied President Obama to the NATO Summit Meeting. April 3–4, 2009
  Germany Baden-Baden Accompanied President Obama. April 3–4, 2009
  Czech Republic Prague April 4–5, 2009
5   Haiti Port-au-Prince Met with President Préval and Prime Minister Pierre-Louis. April 16, 2009
  Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Met with President Fernández. April 16–17, 2009
  Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain Attended the Fifth Summit of the Americas. April 17–19, 2009
6   Kuwait Kuwait City Met with Foreign Minister al-Sabah and members of the Office of Military Cooperation. April 24–25, 2009
  Iraq Baghdad Met with President Talebani, Prime Minister al-Maliki and senior officials. Visited U.S. military personnel, a Provincial Reconstruction Team, and attended a town meeting. April 25, 2009
  Lebanon Beirut Met with President Sleiman and Foreign Minister Salloukh. April 26, 2009
7   El Salvador San Salvador Attended the inauguration of President Funes and a ministerial meeting of Pathways to Prosperity in America. May 31 – June 1, 2009
  Honduras San Pedro Sula Attended an OAS General Assembly meeting. June 2, 2009
8   Canada Niagara Falls Commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Canada-U.S. Boundary Waters Treaty, and met with Foreign Minister Cannon. June 13, 2009
9   India Mumbai, New Delhi Met with Prime Minister Singh and External Affairs Minister Krishna. Discussed a U.S.-India strategic partnership. July 17–21, 2009
  Thailand Bangkok, Phuket Met with Prime Minister Abhisit and Foreign Minister Kasit. Attended the ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conference and Regional Forum in Phuket. July 21–23, 2009
10   Kenya Nairobi Attended the 8th AGOA Forum. Met with Somalian President Sheikh Ahmed. August 4–7, 2009
  South Africa Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban Addressed an International Development Corporation event. Met with former Presidents Mandela and F.W. de Klerk and with President Zuma. August 7–9, 2009
  Angola Luanda Met with Foreign Minister dos Anjos, addressed the National Assembly and signed a memorandum of understanding with Chevron and USAID. August 9–10, 2009
  Congo, Democratic Republic of the Kinshasa, Goma Met with Prime Minister Muzito and President Kabila. Attended a round-table on gender-based violence issues. August 10–11, 2009
  Nigeria Abuja Met with Foreign Minister Maduekwe. August 11–13, 2009
  Liberia Monrovia Met with President Johnson-Sirleaf. Addressed the National Assembly. August 13–14, 2009
  Cape Verde Sal Met with Prime Minister Neves. August 14, 2009
11    Switzerland Zürich Witnessed the signing of a protocol to normalize relations between Armenia and Turkey. October 9–10, 2009
  United Kingdom London Met with Prime Minister Brown and Foreign Secretary Miliband October 10–12, 2009
  Ireland Dublin Met with Prime Minister Cowen. October 11, 2009
  United Kingdom Belfast Met with Northern Irish First Minister Robinson and Deputy First Minister McGuiness. Addressed the Northern Ireland Assembly and the Northern Ireland Business Working Group. October 11–12, 2009
  Russia Moscow, Kazan Met with President Medvedev and Foreign Minister Lavrov concerning arms control, nonproliferation, and counterterrorism. In Kazan, met with Tatarstan President Shaymiyev and attended a dialogue on diversity at Kazan State University. October 12–14, 2009
12   Pakistan Islamabad, Lahore Met with Foreign Minister Qureshi. Announced several assistance programs. October 28–30, 2009
  United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Met with Palestinian Authority President Abbas. October 30, 2009
  Israel Jerusalem Met with Prime Minister Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Lieberman. October 30 – November 2, 2009
  Morocco Marrakesh Met with King Mohammed VI and Foreign Minister Fassi-Fihri and with the GCC+3 Foreign Ministers. Attended the 6th Forum for the Future. November 2–3, 2009
  Egypt Cairo Met with President Mubarak, Foreign Minister Aboul Gheit, and Special Envoy Mitchell. November 3–4, 2009
13   Germany Berlin Attended ceremonies commemorating the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Met with Chancellor Merkel and Foreign Minister Westerwelle. November 8–9, 2009
14   Singapore Singapore Attended APEC Forum and Ministerial meetings. November 10–12, 2009
  Philippines Manila Met with President Arroyo and Foreign Secretary Romulo. Announced new disaster relief program. November 12–13, 2009
  Singapore Singapore Attended APEC Leaders' Meeting with President Obama. November 13–16, 2009
  China Beijing, Shanghai Accompanied President Obama. Dedicated the USA Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo. November 16–18, 2009
  Afghanistan Kabul Attended the inauguration of President Karzai. November 18–19, 2009
15   Belgium Brussels Attended a NATO Foreign Minister's Meeting, a meeting of the NATO–Russia Council, and met with representatives of non-NATO ISAF-contributing countries. December 4, 2009
16   Denmark Copenhagen Attended the UN Climate Change Conference. December 18–19, 2009
17   Haiti Port-au-Prince Met with Haitian officials and assessed disaster relief efforts. January 16, 2010
18   Canada Montreal Attended the Haiti Ministerial Preparatory Conference. January 25, 2010
  United Kingdom London Attended a ministerial meeting on Yemen and the International Conference on Afghanistan. January 26–29, 2010
  France Paris Met with President Sarkozy and Foreign Minister Kouchner. Delivered an address on European security. January 29, 2010
19   Qatar Doha Met with Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani and Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani. Addressed the U.S.-Islamic World Forum. February 14–15, 2010
  Saudi Arabia Riyadh, Jeddah Met with King Abdullah and Foreign Minister Prince Saud. Visited the Organization of the Islamic Conference headquarters and made a speech at the Dar Al-Hekma College in Jeddah on February 16. February 15–16, 2010
20   Uruguay Montevideo Attended the inauguration of President Mujica. March 1, 2010
  Argentina Buenos Aires Met with President Fernández de Kirchner. March 1–2, 2010
  Chile Santiago de Chile Met with President Bachelet and President-elect Piñera. Discussed disaster relief. March 2, 2010
  Brazil Brasília, São Paulo Met with President Lula da Silva and Foreign Minister Amorim. Held a Townterview at Zumbi dos Palmares University in São Paulo. March 2–3, 2010
  Costa Rica San José Addressed the Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas Ministerial Meeting and met with President Arias and President-elect Chinchilla. March 4–5, 2010
  Guatemala Guatemala City Met with President Colom and with leaders of the Central American countries and the Dominican Republic. March 5, 2010
21   Russia Moscow Attended a Quarted meeting and discussed strategic arms reductions. March 18–19, 2010
22   Mexico Mexico City Attended a U.S.–Mexico High Level Consultative Group meeting and met with President Calderón and Foreign Secretary Espinosa. March 23, 2010
23   Canada Ottawa, Gatineau Attended a meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Arctic Coastal States and a meeting of the G8 Foreign Ministers. March 29–30, 2010
24   Czech Republic Prague Accompanied President Obama to the signing of a Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with Russia. April 8–9, 2010
25   Estonia Tallinn Attended a NATO Informal Ministerial Meeting. Met with President Ilves and Foreign Minister Paet. April 22–23, 2010
26   Japan Tokyo Met with Foreign Minister Okada. May 21, 2010
  China Shanghai, Beijing Visited the Shanghai 2010 Expo and attended a dinner for sponsors of the USA Pavilion. In Beijing, attended the second meeting of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue. May 21–26, 2010
  South Korea Seoul Met with Foreign Minister Yu May 26, 2010
27   Peru Lima Attended a meeting of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States. June 6–8, 2010
  Ecuador Quito Met with President Correa. June 8, 2010
  Colombia Bogotá Met with President Uribe June 8–9, 2010
  Barbados Bridgetown Attended a meeting of the CARICOM Foreign Ministers and announced the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative. June 9–10, 2010
28   Ukraine Kyiv Met with President Yanukovych and Foreign Minister Hryshchenko. Attended the second meeting of the U.S.-Ukraine Strategic Partnership. July 1–2, 2010
  Poland Kraków Met with Foreign Minister Sikorski. Commemorated the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Community of Democracies. Signed a ballistic missile defense agreement. July 2–3, 2010
  Azerbaijan Baku Met with President Aliyev and Foreign Minister Mammadyarov. July 4, 2010
  Armenia Yerevan Met with President Sargsian and Foreign Minister Nalbandian and with civic leaders. July 4–5, 2010
  Georgia Tbilisi Met with President Saakashvili, Foreign Minister Vashadze, and political and civil leaders. July 5, 2010
29   Pakistan Islamabad Met with President Zardari, Prime Minister Gillani and Foreign Minister Qureshi. Attended a Strategic Dialogue meeting and announced a series of aid agreements. Promoted a trade agreement between Pakistan and Afghanistan. July 18–19, 2010
  Afghanistan Kabul Met with President Karzai and attended an international conference on the future of Afghanistan. July 19–20, 2010
  South Korea Seoul, Panmunjom Commemorated the 60th anniversary of the Korean War. Visited the Korean Demilitarized Zone. With Secretary of Defense Gates, attended a 2+2 meeting with South Korea's Foreign Minister and Minister of National Defense and with President Lee Myung-bak. July 20–21, 2010
  Vietnam Hanoi Attended the ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conference and Regional Forum Ministerial. Discussed the Lower Mekong initiative. July 21–23, 2010
30   Egypt Sharm el-Sheikh Participated in Israeli–Palestinian negotiations. September 14–25, 2010
  Israel Jerusalem Met with President Peres and participated in Israeli–Palestinian negotiations. September 15–16, 2010
  Palestinian National Authority Ramallah Met with President Abbas and Prime Minister Fayyad. September 16, 2010
  Jordan Amman Met with King Abdullah II. September 16–17, 2010
31   Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo Dedicated new embassy compound, met with senior officials and with civil society representatives. October 12, 2010
  Serbia Belgrade Met with President Tadić. October 12–13, 2010
  Kosovo Pristina Met with Prime Minister Thaçi and with civil society representatives. October 13, 2010
  Belgium Brussels Attended a NATO Ministerial meeting and met with the European Council President and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs. October 13–14, 2010
32   Vietnam Hanoi Attended the East Asia Summit and the Lower Mekong initiative meetings. October 29–30, 2010
  China Hainan Met with State Councilor Dai Bingguo. October 30, 2010
  Cambodia Phnom Penh, Angkor Wat Met with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Namhong. October 30 – November 1, 2010
  Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Met with Foreign Minister Aman. November 1–3, 2010
  Papua New Guinea Port Moresby Met with Prime Minister Somare and visited a mangrove reforestation project. November 3, 2010
  New Zealand Wellington, Christchurch Met with Prime Minister Key and Foreign Minister McCully. Visited the International Antarctic Centre. November 3–5, 2010
  Australia Melbourne Attended the Australia-United States Ministerial Consultation. Met with the Prime Minister Gillard and Foreign Minister Rudd. November 5–7, 2010
33   Portugal Lisbon Attended the NATO and U.S.-European Union Summits, the NATO-Russia Summit, and the International Security Assistance Force Summit. November 18–20, 2010
34   Kazakhstan Astana Led the U.S. delegation to the OSCE. Met with President Nazarbayev and Foreign Minister Saudabayev. November 30 – December 2, 2010
  Kyrgyzstan Bishkek Met with President Otunbayeva and addressed U.S. military personnel at the Manas Transit Center. December 2, 2010
  Uzbekistan Tashkent Met with President Karimov. December 2, 2010
  Bahrain Manama Met with Foreign Minister al-Khalifa. Delivered the keynote address at the Manama Dialogue 2010. December 3–4, 2010
35   Canada Wakefield Attended the North American Foreign Ministers' Meeting December 13, 2010
36   Brazil Brasília Attended the inauguration of President Rousseff. January 1, 2011
37   United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Addressed the Masdar Institute. January 9–11, 2011
  Yemen Sana'a Met with President Saleh. Addressed a Town Meeting. January 11, 2011
  Oman Masqat Addressed a Town Meeting with Omani Civil Society. January 12, 2011
  Qatar Doha Met with Prime Minister al-Thani. Addressed the Seventh Forum for the Future. January 12–13, 2011
38   Mexico Guanajuato Met with Foreign Secretary Espinosa. January 24, 2011
39   Haiti Port-au-Prince Met with President Préval and with political and civic leaders. January 30, 2011
40   Germany Munich Attended the Munich Security Conference and exchanged ratifications of the New START Treaty with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov. February 5–6, 2011
41    Switzerland Geneva Discussed the crisis in Libya and addressed the Conference on Disarmament and the UN Human Rights Council. February 28, 2011
42   France Paris Attended a G8 Foreign Ministers' Meeting. March 14–15, 2011
  Egypt Cairo Met with Prime Minister Sharaf, Foreign Minister al-Araby, and civic leaders. March 15–17, 2011
  Tunisia Tunis Met with Prime Minister Kefi. March 17, 2011
43   France Paris Attended a Summit Meeting on the Libyan Crisis. March 19, 2011
44   United Kingdom London Attended the International Conference on the Libyan Crisis. March 29, 2011
45   Germany Berlin Attended a NATO Foreign Ministers' Meeting and meetings of the NATO-Georgia and NATO-Ukraine Commissions and the NATO-Russia Council. Attended a memorial Service for Ambassador Holbrooke and received the Rathenau Prize. April 14–15, 2011
  South Korea Seoul Met with President Lee and Foreign Minister Kim. April 16–17, 2011
  Japan Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Kan and Foreign Minister Matsumoto. April 17, 2011
46   Italy Rome Attended a Libya Contact Group Meeting. May 5–6, 2011
47   Greenland Nuuk Attended the Seventh Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council. Signed Arctic Search and Rescue Agreement. May 11–12, 2011
48   United Kingdom London Accompanied President Obama on a State Visit. May 23–25, 2011
  France Paris Attended the 50th Anniversary OECD Ministerial Meeting. Inaugurated UNESCO's Global Partnership for Girls' and Women's Education. May 25–26, 2011
  Pakistan Islamabad Met with President Zardari and Pakistani government and military leaders. May 27, 2011
49   United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Attended a Libya Contact Group Meeting. June 9–10, 2011
  Zambia Lusaka Attended a meeting of the African Growth and Opportunity Act Ministerial Forum. Met with President Banda. June 10–11, 2011
  Tanzania Dar es Salaam Attended a meeting on nutrition and the 1,000 Days Initiative. Met with President Kikwete. June 11–13, 2011
  Ethiopia Addis Abeba Addressed the African Union Assembly. Met with Chairperson Ping and Ethiopian Prime Minister Zenawi. June 13–14, 2011
50   Guatemala Guatemala City Attended the Conference of Support for the Central American Security Strategy. June 22, 2011
  Jamaica Montego Bay Attended the High Level U.S.–Caribbean Conference. June 22, 2011
51   Hungary Budapest Dedicated the Lantos Institute. Met with Prime Minister Orbán and Foreign Minister Martonyi June 29–30, 2011
  Lithuania Vilnius Attended the 6th Ministerial meeting of the Community of Democracies. Met with President Grybauskaitė and Prime Minister Kubilius. June 30 – July 1, 2011
  Spain Madrid Met with President Rodríguez Zapatero and Foreign Minister Jiménez. July 1–2, 2011
52   Turkey Istanbul Attended a Libya Contact Group meeting. Met with President Gül, Prime Minister Erdoğan, and Foreign Minister Davutoğlu. Attended a meeting of the Organization of the Islamic Conference on combating religious intolerance. July 15–17, 2011
  Greece Athens Met with President Papoúlias, Prime Minister Panandreou, and Foreign Minister Lambrinidis. Signed a memorandum of understanding to preserve Greece's cultural heritage. July 17–18, 2011
53   Indonesia Bali Attended the ASEAN Regional Forum and the U.S.–Lower Mekong Ministerial meetings, the Second U.S.–Indonesia Joint Committee meeting, and the U.S.–Japan–Republic of Korea Trilateral meeting. July 21–25, 2011
  China Hong Kong, Shenzhen Met with the Hong Kong Executive and Legislative Council, and with State Councilor Dai Bingguo in Shenzhen. July 25, 2011
54   France Paris Attended a meeting of the Contact Group on Libya. September 1, 2011
55   Malta Valletta Met with Prime Minister Gonzi. October 18–19, 2011
  Libya Tripoli Met with Transitional National Council President Jalil and Prime Minister Jabril. October 18, 2011
  Oman Masqat Met with Sultan Qaboos. October 19–20, 2011
  Afghanistan Kabul Met with President Karzai and Afghan civil leaders. October 20, 2011
  Pakistan Islamabad Met with Prime Minister Gilani, Foreign Minister Khar, and President Zardari. October 20–21, 2011
  Tajikistan Dushanbe Met with President Rahmon and Foreign Minister Zarifi. Addressed civil society representatives. October 21–22, 2011
  Uzbekistan Tashkent Met with President Karimov. October 22, 2011
56   Philippines Manila Signed the Manila Declaration and a Partnership for Growth agreement. Received the Order of Lakandula. November 15–16, 2011
  Thailand Bangkok Met with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Announced flood recovery assistance. November 16–17, 2011
  Indonesia Bali Attended the East Asia Summit and the U.S.–ASEAN Leaders Meeting. Addressed the Millennium Challenge Corporation signing ceremony. November 17–19, 2011
57   South Korea Busan Attended the Fourth High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness and the Partnership for Growth Meeting. November 30, 2011
  Myanmar Naypyidaw, Rangoon Met with President Thein Sein, Foreign Minister Lwin, Aung San Suu Kyi, and civic and minority representatives. November 30 – December 2, 2011
58   Germany Bonn Attended the International Conference for Afghanistan. December 5, 2011
  Lithuania Vilnius Attended an OSCE Ministerial Meeting. Met with members of Belarus civil society. December 6, 2011
   Switzerland Geneva Commemorated International Human Rights Day and the anniversaries of the Refugee and Statelessness Conventions. Met with members of the Syrian National Council. Addressed the 7th Biological and Toxin Weapons Review Conference. December 6–7, 2011
  Belgium Brussels Attended the NATO Ministerial Meeting and a meeting of the NATO–Russia Council. Signed the U.S.-Slovak Joint Action Plan to Combat Nuclear Smuggling. December 7–8, 2011
  Netherlands The Hague Met with Foreign Minister Rosenthal and addressed the Conference on Internet Freedom. December 8, 2011
59   Czech Republic Prague Attended the funeral of former President Václav Havel. December 23, 2011
60   Cape Verde Sal Refueling stop en route to Liberia. January 15, 2012
  Liberia Monrovia Attended the inauguration of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf; dedicated a new U.S. Embassy compound. January 16–17, 2012
  Côte d'Ivoire Abidjan Met with President Alassane Ouattara and Foreign Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan. Addressed the Center for Research and Action for Peace. January 17, 2012
  Togo Lomé Met with President Faure Gnassingbe. January 17, 2012
  Cape Verde Sal Met with President Jose Neves. January 17, 2012
61   Germany Munich Attended the 48th Munich Security Conference. February 4–5, 2012
  Bulgaria Sofia Met with President Rosen Plevneliev, senior officials and young Roma professionals. February 5, 2012
62   Mexico Los Cabos Attended a G-20 Ministerial Meeting. Signed U.S.-Mexico Transboundary Agreement. February 19–20, 2012
63   United Kingdom London Attended the Conference on Somalia. February 23–24, 2012
  Tunisia Tunis Attended the "Friends of Syria" meeting. Met with President Moncef Marzouki and Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali. Held a townhall meeting. February 24–25, 2012
  Algeria Algiers Met with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and held a civil society roundtable. February 25–26, 2012
  Morocco Rabat Met with Royal Counselor Fahri Fihri and Foreign Minister Saad-Eddine El Othmani. Hosted the ground-breaking ceremony for a new Embassy. February 26, 2012
64   Saudi Arabia Riyadh Met with King Abdullah and Foreign Minister Prince Saud. Attended the First Ministerial Meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council-U.S. Strategic Cooperation Forum. March 30–31, 2012
  Turkey Istanbul Attended the second meeting of the "Friends of the Syrian People." Met with Prime Minister Erdoğan, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, Arab League Secretary-General Nabil al-Araby, and the Syrian National Council. March 31 – April 1, 2012
65   Colombia Cartagena Attended the 6th Summit of the Americas. April 13–16, 2012
  Brazil Brasília Attended the 3rd U.S.–Brazil Global Partnership Dialogue. Addressed the First Annual meeting of the Open Government Partnership. April 16–18, 2012
  Belgium Brussels Attended a joint meeting of NATO Foreign and Defense Ministers, and a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council. April 18–19, 2012
  France Paris Attended an ad hoc ministerial meeting on Syria. April 19, 2012
66   China Beijing Attended the 4th joint meeting of the U.S.-China Economic and Strategic Dialogue and the 3rd U.S.-China High Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange. May 2–5, 2012
  Bangladesh Dhaka Met with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Foreign Minister Dipu Moni, and civil society representatives. Signed Agreement to Establish Partnership. May 5–6, 2012
  India Kolkata, New Delhi Attended an Anti-Trafficking Champions event. Met with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Foreign Minister Somanahalli Krishna. May 6–8, 2012
67   Denmark Copenhagen Met with Queen Margrethe II, Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, and Foreign Minister Villy Sovndal. Attended a green partnership for growth event. May 31 – June 1, 2012
  Norway Oslo, Tromsø Met with King Harald V, Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, and Foreign Minister Jonas Støre. Addressed a global health conference. Took part in a meeting on the High North at Tromso. May 31 – June 3, 2012
  Sweden Stockholm Met with Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and Foreign Minister Carl Bildt. Addressed a meeting of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition. June 3–4, 2012
  Armenia Yerevan Met with President Serzh Sargsyan and Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandyan. Addressed the Universal Rights Award Ceremony. June 4–5, 2012
  Georgia Batumi Met with President Mikheil Saakashvili and Prime Minister Nika Gilauri. Opened the omnibus session of the U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Commission. June 5–6, 2012
  Azerbaijan Baku Met with President Ilham Aliyev and Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov. Attended the Caspian Oil and Gas Show. June 6–7, 2012
  Turkey Istanbul Met with Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan, and Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter. Co-chaired the Global Counterterrorism Forum. June 7, 2012
68   Mexico Los Cabos Attended the G-20 Meeting. June 18–19, 2012
  Brazil Rio de Janeiro Attended the UN Conference on Sustainable Development June 20–22, 2012
69   Finland Helsinki Met with President Sauli Niinisto, Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen, and Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja. Signed General Security of Information Agreement. Attended Climate Clean Air Coalition Event. June 27–28, 2012
  Latvia Riga Met with President Andris Berzins, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis, and Foreign Minister Edgar Rinkevics. Signed Academic Exchange Program Agreement and an agreement supporting justice sector reform in Moldova. Dedicated Sumner Welles Street. June 28, 2012
  Russia Saint Petersburg Attended the APEC Women and the Economy Forum. Met with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. June 28–29, 2012
   Switzerland Geneva Attended a P3 meeting and the opening session of the Action Group on Syria. June 29–30, 2012
70   France Paris Met with President François Hollande, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, Syrian opposition leaders, and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. Attended a Friends of the Syrian People Ministerial Meeting. July 6–7, 2012
  Afghanistan Kabul Met with President Hamid Karzai. Announced the designation of Afghanistan as a Major Non-NATO Ally. July 7, 2012
  Japan Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba. Attended the Conference on Afghanistan. July 7–9, 2012
  Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Met with President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj and Prime Minister Sukhbaatar Batbold. Addressed the International Women's Leadership Forum, the Leaders Engaged in New Democracies Network, and the Community of Democracies Governing Council. July 9, 2012
  Vietnam Hanoi Met with Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh. Attended an American Chamber of Commerce Reception. July 10–11, 2012
  Laos Vientiane Met with Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong and Foreign Minister Thongloun Sisoulith. July 11, 2012
  Cambodia Phnom Penh, Siĕm Réab Met with Prime Minister Hun Sen. Attended the U.S.-ASEAN and East Asia Summit Ministerial Meetings and the East Asia Regional Forum Retreat. Attended a Friends of the Lower Mekong Ministerial Meeting. In Siem Reap, met with the Prime Minister of Thailand and the President of Myanmar, addressed the Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment Policy Dialogue, and attended a U.S.–ASEAN Business Forum. July 11–13, 2012
  Egypt Cairo, Alexandria Met with President Mohammed Morsi, Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr, Field Marshal Mohamed Tantawi, and Christian leaders. Dedicated the Consulate General at Alexandria. July 14–16, 2012
  Israel Jerusalem Met with President Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman, Defense Minister Ehud Barak, Palestinian Authority President Salam Fayyad, and Quartet Representative Tony Blair. July 16, 2012
71   Senegal Dakar Met with President Macky Sall. August 1–2, 2012
  Uganda Kampala Met with President Yoweri Museveni. Addressed Human rights defenders. August 2–4, 2012
  South Sudan Juba Met with President Salva Kiir and Foreign Minister Nhial Deng Nhial. Afterwards returned to Kampala. August 3, 2012
  Kenya Nairobi Met with President Mwai Kibaki, Chief Justice Willy Mutunga, Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Somali Roadmap Signatories and the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission and Civil Society. August 4–5, 2012
  Malawi Lilongwe Met with President Joyce Banda. Visited Camp GLOW and the Lumbadze Group. August 5–6, 2012
  South Africa Qunu, Johannesburg, Cape Town Met with former President Nelson Mandela at Qunu. Attended U.S.-South Africa Business Partnership Summit and U.S.-South Africa Strategic Dialogue Plenary Session in Johannesburg. Met with Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and AU Chair-Designate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Participated in a PEPFAR Transition signing and met with former President F.W. de Klerk in Cape Town. August 6–9, 2012
  Nigeria Abuja Met with President Goodluck Jonathan, the Nigerian National Security Council, and Anti-Corruption Leaders. August 9, 2012
  Ghana Accra Met with President John Dramani Mahama. Attended funeral service for the late President John Atta Mills. August 9–10, 2012
  Benin Cotonou Met with President Boni Yayi. August 10–11, 2012
  Turkey Istanbul Met with President Abdullah Gül, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, and Syrian activists and refugees. August 11–12, 2012
72   Cook Islands Rarotonga Attended the Pacific Island Forum. August 31 – September 2, 2012
  Indonesia Jakarta Met with Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan. Discussed U.S.-Indonesian Comprehensive Partnership. September 3–4, 2012
  China Beijing Met with Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, President Hu Jintao, Premier Wen Jiabao, and State Councilor Dai Bingguo. September 4–6, 2012
  Timor Leste Dili Met with President Taur Ruak and Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão. September 6, 2012
  Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan Met with Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah and Foreign Minister Prince Mohamed. Inaugurated Brunei-U.S. English Language Enrichment Project. September 6–7, 2012
  Russia Vladivostok Attended APEC Economic Leaders Meeting. Signed a Memorandum of Understanding on U.S.-Russian Cooperation in the Antarctic and a Joint Statement on Strengthening U.S.-Russian Inter-Regional Cooperation. September 7–9, 2012
73   Peru Lima Met with President Ollanta Humala. Addressed Conference on Power: Women as Drivers of Growth and Social Inclusion. October 15–16, 2012
74   Haiti Cap-Haïtien Attended the opening of the Caracol Industrial Park. Met with President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe. October 22, 2012
75   Algeria Algiers Met with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. October 29–30, 2012
  Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo Met with EU High Representative Catherine Ashton and the members of the Bosnian Presidency. October 30, 2012
  Serbia Belgrade Met with EU High Representative Catherine Ashton and Prime Minister Ivica Dačić. October 30–31, 2012
  Kosovo Pristina Met with EU High Representative Catherine Ashton and President Atifete Jahjaga and Prime Minister Hashim Thaci. October 31, 2012
  Croatia Zagreb Met with President Ivo Josipović, Prime Minister Zoran Milanović, and Foreign Minister Vesna Pusić. October 31 – November 1, 2012
  Albania Tirana Met with President Bujar Nishani, Prime Minister Sali Berisha, and Socialist Party leader Edi Rama. Addressed the Parliament and received the Order of the National Flag. November 1, 2012
76   Australia Perth, Adelaide Met with Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Foreign Minister Robert Carr, and Defense Minister Stephen Smith. Opened the Perth USAsia Centre. Attended the Australia–United States Ministerial Consultations. November 13–15, 2012
  Singapore Singapore Met with former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and Foreign Minister Kasiviswanathan Shanmugam. November 16–18, 2012
  Thailand Bangkok Met with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Joined President Obama. November 18–19, 2012
  Myanmar Rangoon Accompanied President Obama. Met with President Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. November 19, 2012
  Cambodia Phnom Penh Attended U.S.-ASEAN Leaders' Meeting and the East Asia Summit. November 19–20, 2012
  Israel Jerusalem Discussed the Gaza Crisis with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon. November 20–21, 2012
  Palestinian National Authority Ramallah Discussed the Gaza Crisis with President Mahmoud Abbas November 21, 2012
  Egypt Cairo Discussed the Gaza Crisis with President Mohammed Morsi and Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr November 21, 2012
77   Czech Republic Prague Met with Prime Minister Petr Necas and Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg. December 3–4, 2012
  Belgium Brussels Attended the 28th session of the North Atlantic Council and meetings of the NATO-Georgia Council, with Non-NATO ISAF Contributing Countries, and the U.S.-EU Energy Council. December 4–5, 2012
  Ireland Dublin Attended the OSCE Ministerial Council meeting, and met with President Michael D. Higgins and Prime Minister Enda Kenny. December 6–7, 2012
  United Kingdom Belfast Met with First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. December 7, 2012


  1. ^ a b "Travels Abroad of the Secretary of State". Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs United States Department of State.