February 8, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2013

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

AM Secretary Kerry attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister of Canada John Baird, at the Department of State.
(PRESS AVAIL FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 2:30 PM)
Pre set for video cameras: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p. m. 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Augustin Matata Ponyo Mapon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Admiral James G. Stavridis, Commander USEUCOM and SACEUR, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with the Republic of Korea Delegation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY, AND THE ENVIRONMENT ROBERT HORMATS

8:30 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends breakfast with Myron Brilliant, Senior Vice President, International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, at the Hay-Adams.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends the Econ Statecraft Meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends a roundtable discussion/luncheon with the Washington Export Council, at the City Club.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

8:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends dinner with Masood Ahmed, Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund, at Mr. Ahmed’s residence.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on foreign travel to Belgium, Poland, Switzerland, Israel, and Russia to discuss arms control, nonproliferation and international security issues. Please click here for more information.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

12:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall hosts a luncheon in honor of recently accredited Ambassadors to the United States and their spouses, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall assists with the bilateral meeting of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, The Honorable John Baird, P.C., M.P., at the U.S. Department of State.
(PRESS AVAIL FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APRPOXIMATELY 2:30 PM)
Pre set for video cameras: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p. m. 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Former President of Bangladesh Hussain Muhammad Ershad, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer attends a luncheon in honor of recently accredited Ambassadors to the United States and their spouses, at the Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with U.S. Ambassador to Canada David Jacobson, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a luncheon in honor of recently accredited Ambassadors to the United States and their spouses, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in the Secretary’s bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister of Canada John Baird, at the Department of State.
(PRESS AVAIL FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APRPOXIMATELY 2:30 PM)
Pre set for video cameras: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p. m. 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES

12:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones meets with the Chief Executive of New Zealand’s Ministry for the Environment Dr. Paul Reynolds to discuss environmental issues, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

Assistant Secretary Posner is on foreign travel to Islamabad, Pakistan; and Cairo, Egypt through February 13 to meet with government officials and civil society representatives on a range of issues, including on human rights and democracy promotion.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY ANN STOCK

Assistant Secretary Stock is on foreign travel to Bangladesh and Burma through February 15 to meet with program participants and discuss and strengthen ECA programming. Please click here for more information.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE STEPHEN RAPP, OFFICE OF GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in Freetown, Sierra Leone to participate in a conference on “Exploring the Legacy of the Special Court for Sierra Leoneand meet with Sierra Leone officials regarding global criminal justice issues.

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