March 11, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

10:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Central American Youth Ambassadors, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with the Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)
Pre-set time for cameras: 1:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Secretary General of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Michele Valensise, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:15 a.m
. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Jordanian Ambassador to the U.S. Alia Hatoug-Bouran, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:45 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Secretary General of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Michele Valensise, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Richard Burge, Chief Executive of the Wilton Park, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

11:15 a.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine meets with U.S. Ambassador to Nepal Peter Bodde, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

2:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall assists with the working visit of the Sultan of Brunei, His Majesty Sultan Haji Jassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, at the Department of State.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

11:00 a.m
. Assistant Secretary Blake joins Deputy National Security Advisor Tony Blinken’s meeting with Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD


Assistant Secretary Brownfield is on foreign travel to Vienna March 9 through 13 to lead a delegation to the UN Commission on Narcotics and Drugs (CND) Conference, in Vienna, Austria.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Countryman attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Jose Fernandez

11:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez has lunch with the Singaporean Ambassador to the U.S. Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in a Latin America press roundtable, at the Department of State.
(INVITED PRESS ONLY)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

10:15 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with the Central American Youth Ambassadors, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Argentine Ambassador to the U.S. Cecilia Nahon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Assistant Secretary Jones is in on foreign travel in Malaysia and Australia from March 10 through 17. In Malaysia, Assistant Secretary Jones will represent the United States as Head of U.S. Delegation at the inaugural Joint Committee on Science and Technology between Malaysia and the United States. Assistant Secretary Jones will also meet with the Science Advisor to Malaysia’s Prime Minister, visit the Forest Research Institute Malaysia, host a science outreach event with local youth, and conduct media interviews. In Australia, Assistant Secretary Jones will serve as Head of the U.S. Delegation at the Joint Committee Meeting on Science and Technology between Australia and the United States. She will also visit the Sydney Institute of Marine Science and the Australian National Fabrication Facility, in addition to leading a roundtable with students at the University of Sydney. Please click here for more information.

8:45 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones meets with the U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia Paul W. Jones, in Kuala Lumpur.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones attends an event at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), in Kuala Lumpur.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

1:45 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones meets with the Malaysian Prime Minister’s Science Advisor Dr. Zakri Abdul Hamid, in Kuala Lumpur.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones visits the Foreign Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM), in Kuala Lumpur.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:30 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones participates in interviews with local media outlets, in Kuala Lumpur.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

8:00 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones attends a banquet hosted by the Malaysian government in honor on the U.S. delegation attending the Joint Committee Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation, in Kuala Lumpur.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with Ken Isaacs, Vice President for Samaritan’s Purse, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

9:45 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock delivers remarks to students from the National Civics and Law Academy, at the Department of State.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Stock meets with U.S. Ambassador to Nepal Peter W. Bodde, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

Acting Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Joe Yun

2:00 p.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Yun participates Secretary Kerry’s bilateral meeting with Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah, at the Department of State.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR UZRA ZEYA

4:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Uzra Zeya meets with Driss Yazami, President of Morocco’s National Council on Human Rights (CNDH), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA


8:15 a.m. Ambassador CdeBaca meets with U.S. Ambassador to Nepal Peter Bodde, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Naela Gabr, Egyptian Assistant Foreign Minister for International Organizations, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS


Special Representative Lewis is on foreign travel in Brazil through March 14 to promote sub-national engagement.

8:00 a.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with Senator Paulo Paim of Rio Grande do Sul, in Brasilia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with Ambassador Carlos Abreu, Director, Ministry of Foreign Relations’ Department of U.S. , Canadian and Interamerican Affairs, in Brasilia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis participates in a roundtable discussion hosted by Agnelo Queiroz, Governor of Brasilia, in Brasilia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:45 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with Agnelo Queiroz, Governor of Brasilia, in Brasilia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with Valdinho Jacinto Caetano, Secretary for Security for Major Events and members of the Ministry of Justice’s Special Secretariat for Security for Major Events (SESGE), in Brasilia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. LOCAL Special Representative Lewis meets with Eduardo Diogo, President of the National Council of State Administration Secretaries (CONSAD), in Brasilia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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