February 22, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

AM Secretary Kerry attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.

3:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with the Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILAT)
Pre set for video cameras: 2:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:45 p.m. 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


PM Secretary Kerry attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

2:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns officiates at the swearing-in ceremony for the 170th Foreign Service Generalist Orientation Class, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Under Secretary Hormats is on travel in Miami, Florida to deliver a keynote address on innovation, trade and U.S. competitiveness, hosted by The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), through February 23. Please click here for more information.

8:45 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in an interview with ITIF President Rob Atkinson, in Miami, FL.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:45 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in a panel titled “How ‘Forced Localization’ and Indigenous Innovation Are Threatening Global Innovation and What We Should Do about It,” in Miami, FL.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in a panel titled “Corporate Tax Reform: Where Are We and Where Should We Go?” in Miami, FL.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends a special program presentation on “The Department of State’s Economic Agenda-Supporting American Business Abroad,” at the Miami Dade College.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:45 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends an ITIF Reception, in Miami, FL.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends “Dinner and Discussion: Addressing America’s Three Deficits,” in Miami, FL.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

12:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine attends a meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, at the BBG headquarters in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine attends a reception hosted by the Ambassador of Japan His Excellency Kenichiro Sasae in honor of the visit of the Prime Minister of Japan His Excellency Shinzō Abe, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

12:15 p.m.
Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller speaks with NGO nuclear policy experts at a roundtable lunch at the Brookings Institution, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

12:15 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall assists with the working visit of the Prime Minister of Japan His Excellency Shinzō Abe, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE WHITE HOUSE)

3:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall assists with the meeting of the Foreign Minister of Japan His Excellency Fumio Kishida, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall attends a reception hosted by the Ambassador of Japan His Excellency Kenichiro Sasae in honor of the visit of the Prime Minister of Japan His Excellency Shinzō Abe, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

7:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall attends a reception hosted by the Ambassador of Brunei Darussalam, His Excellency Paduka Haji Yusoff bin Haji Abd Hamid, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

Assistant Secretary Fernandez travels to the Philippines through February 23 to meet with Philippine government officials and private sector representatives. Please click here for more information.

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

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones meets the Republic of Korea’s Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs International Legal Affairs Bureau Shin Maeng-ho, 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 Rangoon and Nay pyi taw, Burma through February 23 to meet with government officials and civil society representatives on a range of issues, including on human rights and democracy promotion.


ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND THE PACIFIC AFFAIRS JOE YUN

3:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Yun participates in a bilateral meeting between Secretary Kerry and Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida, at the Department of State.
Pre set for video cameras: 2:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:45 p.m. 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


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

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in Moscow, Russia to attend meetings regarding global criminal justice issues.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

5:30 p.m.
Special Representative Lewis attends the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Business Forum Reception, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m.
Special Representative Lewis attends the Governors and Ambassadors World Trade Reception, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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