March 6, 2013

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on foreign travel to Doha, Qatar and Shannon, Ireland. Secretary Kerry is accompanied by Ambassador Marshall, Assistant Secretary Gordon and Acting Assistant Secretary Jones. Please click here for more information.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with the staff and families of Embassy Doha, in Doha, Qatar.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:45 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Eamon Gilmore, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ireland, in Shannon, Ireland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah is on foreign travel in Mumbai, India from March 5 through 8. While in Mumbai, Administrator Shah will announce significant new programs and partnerships that will reduce preventable child deaths. He will also meet with senior government officials, members of India’s private sector and representatives from civil society and deliver keynote remarks at the Indian Philanthropy Forum and the Asia Society. For more information please contact USAIDPressOfficers@usaid.gov.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

10:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Singapore Ambassador to the U.S. Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Under Secretary Hormats is on foreign travel to London from March 4 through 6 to participate in the G8 FASS/Sherpa Meetings.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

9:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine meets with Laura Skandera Trombley, member of the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine delivers remarks at the welcome luncheon for International Women of Courage Award recipients, at the Washington Plaza Hotel, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL


Ambassador Marshall accompanies Secretary Kerry on foreign travel. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton hosts a lunch for local leaders on Civilian-Military cooperation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Barton meets with United States Institute of Peace President Jim Marshall and Vice President Kirsten Lord, at the U.S. Institute of Peace.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

2:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Chair of India’s Janata Party, Dr. Swamy Subramanian, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Countryman delivers remarks on the Arms Trade Treaty at the National Association of Evangelicals Washington Briefing, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez speaks to press about his recent trip to Southeast Asia, at the Foreign Press Center.
(INVITED PRESS ONLY)

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez attends the Laredo Day in Washington Reception, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS PHIL GORDON


Assistant Secretary Gordon accompanies Secretary Kerry on foreign travel. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a lunch in honor of Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Eduardo Medina Mora, hosted by the Dominican Ambassador to the U.S. Anibal de Castro, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

5:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones attends a reception honoring EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

1:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with Congressman Sam Farr, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard meets with UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

9:0 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock delivers remarks to the International Women of Courage Award recipients, at the Washington Plaza Hotel, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

12:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock, joining Under Secretary Sonenshine, delivers remarks at the welcome luncheon for International Women of Courage Award recipients, at the Washington Plaza Hotel, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock delivers remarks at the opening of the HEARTBEAT performance and discussion by Israeli and Palestinian youth musicians, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS JOSEPH YUN

11:00 a.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Yun participates in a discussion at the Brookings Institution. Please click here for more information. Media should contact Brookings Office of Communications at events@brookings.edu or 202-797-6105.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND U.S. GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY


Ambassador Goosby attends the Twentieth Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), in Atlanta, GA.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ACTING AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES SHARON WIENER

Acting Ambassador-at-Large Wiener is on travel to New York City to serve as Deputy Head of the U.S. Delegation to the 57th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), participate in side events related to this year’s theme on the importance of addressing violence against women and girls, at USUN headquarters, and hold bilateral meetings with members of other delegations. Please click here for more information

6:00 p.m. Acting Ambassador-at-Large Wiener delivers remarks at the American Women for International Understanding’s reception in honor of the recipients of the 2013 Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Awards, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information on the upcoming Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Awards.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

12:30 p.m.
Director McKean meets with Australian Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Beazley, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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