March 12, 2013

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

10:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with the Foreign Policy Advisor Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for cameras: 10:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


12:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with the Senate Youth Program participants, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAIL FOLLOWING BILAT AT APPROXIMATELY 2:30 PM)
Pre-set time for cameras: 1:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


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DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

1:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with students from Duke University, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Filippo Grandi, Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the New East (UNRWA), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

10:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Ambassador of Japan to the U.S. Kenichiro Sasae, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition Luncheon with George Ingram, Co-chairman of the USGLC, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Bart Peterson from APEC Business Advisory Council and John Steele, Director for International Government Affairs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends the Intel Science Talent Search Awards Gala held, at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

9:15 a.m. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller delivers remarks to the POLAD Conference on international security priorities, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

11:10 a.m.
Ambassador Marshall assists with the working visit of the Sultan of Brunei, His Majesty Sultan Haji Jassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall assists with the bilateral meeting of the Foreign Minister of Norway, His Excellency Espen Barth Eide, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAIL FOLLOWING BILAT AT APPROXIMATELY 2:30 PM)
Pre-set time for cameras: 1:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


4:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall assists with the departure of the Sultan of Brunei, His Majesty Sultan Haji Jassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, at Joint Base Andrews.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

8:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton meets with Vice Admiral Charles J. Leidig, Deputy to the Commander for Military Operations, United States Africa Command, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Barton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Blake joins Secretary Kerry’s bilateral meeting with Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre-set time for cameras: 10:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake hosts a working lunch with the visiting delegation led by Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake attends a reception at the Embassy of Uzbekistan.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

8:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in a conference on Colombian infrastructure, at the U.S. Trade and Development Agency.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER


12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Hammer hosts a luncheon with the U.S. Senate Youth Program, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with the Group of Friends of Central America, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a dinner hosted by the Atlantic Council, in Washington DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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.

9:40 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones delivers welcoming remarks at the Joint Committee Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation, in Kuala Lumpur.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones delivers remarks on the United States science and technology priorities and research strengths at the Joint Committee Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation, in Kuala Lumpur.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

1:40 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones participates in a sub-committee meeting on cross-cutting topics at the Joint Committee Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation, in Kuala Lumpur.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones facilitates a panel discussion on fostering innovation at the Joint Committee Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation, in Kuala Lumpur.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones delivers closing remarks at the Joint Committee Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation, in Kuala Lumpur.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones attends a reception hosted by the U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia Paul W. Jones, in Kuala Lumpur.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

2:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard and U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford meet with Russian Deputy Chief of Mission Oleg Stepanov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard joins Deputy Secretary Burns at his meeting with Filippo Grandi, Commissioner General of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro delivers remarks to the Business Council of International Understanding (BCIU), in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock meets with Ambassador of Vietnam to the U.S. Nguyen Quoc Cuong to discuss ways of increasing educational exchanges between the United States and Vietnam, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:15 a.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca delivers remarks at an Organization of American States Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Hearing, at the OAS General Secretariat Building, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ACTING SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS THOMAS DEBASS

Acting Special Representative Debass is on travel to Miami, Florida through March 14. He is attending the 100,000 Strong in the Americas initiative to promote international study in Latin America and the Caribbean.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

11:15 a.m. Director McKean meets with Embassy Brasilia Deputy Chief of Mission Todd Chapman, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:45 p.m. Director McKean meets with Fabrice Pothier, Director of NATO Policy Planning Unit, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Director McKean meets with Strobe Talbott, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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