February 6, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2013

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

AM Secretary Kerry attends meetings and briefings and places calls to foreign leaders, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Secretary Kerry is ceremonially sworn-in by Vice President Biden, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

4:00p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony of John Kerry as Secretary of State, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


DEPUTY SECRETARY TOM NIDES

9:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Nides meets with Department of Defense Under Secretary for Policy Dr. Jim Miller, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Nides attends the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony of John Kerry as Secretary of State, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


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

8:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats holds a conference call with U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic Norman Eisen, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Kevin Smith, Chief Executive Officer of SolarReserve, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony of John Kerry as Secretary of State, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

Under Secretary Sonenshine is on foreign travel to New Delhi, India.

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

10:00 a.m. Ambassador Marshall hosts a roundtable discussion featuring The Honorable Madeleine K. Albright as part of the Women in Diplomacy Series, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall serves as the Master of Ceremonies at the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony of John Kerry as Secretary of State, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

1:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton meets with Aaron Williams, Executive Vice President of International Development at RTI International, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Barton attends the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony of John Kerry as Secretary of State, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with a group of Sri Lankan parliamentarians, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake attends the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony of John Kerry as Secretary of State, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

10:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer participates in the High Level Meeting of the Humanitarian Policy Working Group, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN


Assistant Secretary Countryman is on foreign travel to China and Israel through February 7 to discuss nonproliferation issues. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

8:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, in Miami, FL.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

7:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with the Americas Society/Council of the Americas, in Miami, FL.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

7:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer attends the Washington Press Club Foundation dinner at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Hammer attends the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony of John Kerry as Secretary of State, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Juan Orduz, President and CEO of the Colombian Coffee Federation, Inc., at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony of John Kerry as Secretary of State, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


5:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with General Jacoby, Commander of U.S. Northern Command, 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 Kabul, Afghanistan; 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 FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard attends the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony of John Kerry as Secretary of State, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock attends the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony of John Kerry as Secretary of State, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


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.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES MELANNE VERVEER

7:00 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer participates in a VTC discussion with Afghan women leaders from Herat.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:30 a.m.
Ambassador Verveer delivers remarks on the 10th Anniversary of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), at the Department of State.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED)

2:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer speaks at a roundtable with a delegation of Burmese women hosted by Goldman Sachs and the McCain Institute, at the Meridian Center.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:00 p.m.
Ambassador Verveer attends a meeting on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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