March 7, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

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

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

Deputy Secretary Burns is on foreign travel to London from March 6 through 8 for the Friends of Yemen Ministerial Meeting.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

11:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with the Egyptian Presidential Delegation led by Dr. Pakinam El Sharkawy, Assistant to Egyptian President for Political Affairs, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with an Egyptian Presidential Delegation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERSAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Steve Bolze, Karan Bhatia, and Pamela Farrell from GE, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Roger Altman, former U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary and Executive Chair of Evercore Partners, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERSAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends the World Affairs Council Gala honoring UAE Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef Al Otaiba, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel.
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UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

8:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine attends a breakfast on the occasion of International Women’s Day hosted by the Wilson Center, in Washington, DC.
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12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine attends an International Women's Day Luncheon on Women's Economic Empowerment hosted by the United Nations Foundation, UN Information Center and Women's Foreign Policy Group, in Washington, DC.
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3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine is interviewed by David Rothkopf of the Carnegie Endowment, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine attends the World Affairs Council Global Education Gala Reception, in Washington, DC.
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ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER


Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Rolf Nikel, German Federal Commissioner for Arms Control, to discuss general issues in arms control and nonproliferation, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake delivers remarks at the Atlantic Council and the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies Workshop, at the Atlantic Council DC.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

9:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends events in honor of the 2013 International Women of Courage award recipients, in Washington, DC.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

12:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner participates in a panel discussion at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, in Washington, DC.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard delivers remarks at the International Women's Day Luncheon on Women's Economic Empowerment sponsored by the UN Foundation, UN Information Center, and the Women's Foreign Policy Group, at The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.
(PRESS DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on travel to New York, NY to participate in a panel, at the margins of the 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, entitled Achieving Gender Justice: The Case for Reparations, at United Nations Head Quarters. In the evening, Ambassador Rapp delivers remarks at a reception on Using Medical and Legal Networks to Promote Access to Justice for Survivors of Sexual Violence, hosted by Physicians for Human Rights.

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

3:00 p.m.
Acting Ambassador-at-Large Wiener attends a Women in Public Service Project’s panel discussion on the topic: “Why is Women’s Leadership Critical? Addressing and Preventing Violence against Women and Girls,” co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center, the Embassies of Australia and New Zealand, and the Department of State, at the Woodrow Wilson Center. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

11:00 a.m.
Special Representative Lewis meets with Kevin Cotrell of the German Marshall Fund, at the State Department.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Dennis Tenney, Chair of City Council, Sandy, Utah, at the State Department.
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