March 13, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

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


12:45 p.m. Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre set for video cameras: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access for journalists and still photographers: 12:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


PM Secretary Kerry meets with President Obama and Vice President Biden, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:45 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with U.S. Ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns hosts luncheon in honor of Foreign Minister of Singapore K. Shanmugam, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Vitali Klitschko, Ukrainian Opposition Leader, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:45 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

10:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Sherman testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations closed hearing on Strategic Counterterrorism, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Ambassador of India Nirupama Rao, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


8:15 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates as a panelist at The Atlantic's 2nd Annual Economy Summit, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with the AmCham Korea delegation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

1:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine holds a meeting with Africa experts, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER


1:30 p.m. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller discusses arms control and nonproliferation issues with former Japanese Ambassador Yasuyoshi Komizo, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m.
Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller delivers remarks at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Regulatory Information Conference Internal Reception, in Rockville, MD.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

12:45 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall assists with the bilateral meeting of the Prime Minister of Libya, His Excellency Ali Zeidan, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre set for video cameras: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access for journalists and still photographers: 12:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton meets with Norwegian Deputy Foreign Minister Gry Larsen, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton meets with Ambassador of Burma to the U.S. Than Shwe, 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 Kristen Lord, at the U.S. Institute of Peace.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton meets with Libby Liu, President Radio Free Asia, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake joins Under Secretary of Defense James Miller’s meeting with Uzbekistan Foreign Minister Adulaziz Kamilov, at the Pentagon.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake delivers remarks and participates on a Turkmenistan panel of the Turkic American Convention, at the JW Marriott.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Norwegian Deputy Foreign Minister Gry Larsen, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with the mayor of Los Angeles Anotnio Villairagosa and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with members of the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council to discuss his recent trip to Asia, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON


2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Mark Schneider, Senior Vice President of the International Crisis Group, 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.

1:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones meets with U.S. Consul General R. Niels Marquardt at the U.S. Consulate, in Sydney.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets 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)

6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard attends a reception and dinner hosted by Mercy Corps, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS JOE YUN

11:00 a.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Yun attends a bilateral meeting between Secretary Kerry and Foreign Minister of Singapore K. Shanmugam, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre sets for video cameras: 10:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access for journalists and still photographers: 10:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


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

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in The Hague to attend official meetings regarding global criminal justice issues.

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

12:30 p.m.
Acting Ambassador Wiener attends the launch of Inclusive Security’s “Resolution to Act” event, at the Army and Navy Club, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:30 p.m.
Acting Ambassador Wiener attends a reception to celebrate the launch of Inclusive Security’s “Resolution to Act” hosted by Ambassador of Norway to the U.S. Wegger Chr. Strommen, at the Ambassador’s residence.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

Special Representative Pandith is on travel in Claremont, California to participate in the Women in Public Service Project Institute for Women’s Leadership in Latin America at Scripps College, Mount St. Mary’s College. Please click here for more information.

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)

3:00 p.m. Director McKean meets with Jessica Mathews, President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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