March 14, 2013

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

AM/PM Secretary Kerry attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m.
Secretary Kerry meets with members of the Aga Khan Development Network, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry attends the welcome ceremony for Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, at the Pentagon.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY PENTAGON)

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DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

11:15 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan George Krol, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

11:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Portugal Director General for Foreign Policy Rui Macieira, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:45 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh Mohammad Shahidul Haque, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

2:00 p.m
. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller discusses arms control and nonproliferation issues with a group of White House interns, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

Assistant Secretary Barton delivers remarks on “Bolstering Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding” at the University of San Diego’s Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

11:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Executive Director of BGR Capital and Trade Walker Roberts, at the Department of State.
(CLOSE PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh Mohammad Shahidul Haque, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets Turkmenistan Ambassador to the U.S. Meret Orazov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake attends a dinner in honor of Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh Mohammad Shahidul Haque, at the Bangladesh House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with Gry Larsen, Deputy Foreign Minister of Norway, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson speaks with Grenadian Prime Minister Keith Mitchell.
(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.

9:00 a.m. (TBD) LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones visits the Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS), in Sydney, Australia.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones participates in a student roundtable discussion moderated by USSC CEO Bates Gill at the U.S. Studies Center , in Sydney, Australia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones participates in interviews with local media outlets at the U.S. Studies Center, in Sydney, Australia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones visits the Australian National Fabrication Facility (ANFF), in Sydney, Australia.
(MEDIA DETEMINED BY HOST)

5:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones meets with the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education’s Deputy Secretary Patricia Kelly, in Sydney, Australia.
(MEDIA DETEMINED BY HOST)

6:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones attends the opening reception for the U.S.- Australia Joint Commission Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation, in Sydney, Australia.
(MEDIA DETEMINED BY HOST)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL KOZAK


10:15 a.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Michael Kozak meets with Gry Larsen, Deputy Foreign Minister of Norway, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Michael Kozak meets with Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh Mohammad Shahidul Haque, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with Gry Larsen, Norwegian Deputy Foreign Minister, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard meets with Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh Mohammad Shahidul Haque, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

10:20 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro speaks to the President’s Export Council Subcommittee on Export Administration (PECSEA) on Export Control Reform, at the Department of Commerce.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro participates in a roundtable discussion at the EU-Washington Forum on maritime security in Washington, DC. The Forum is jointly hosted by the European Union Institute for Security Studies and the Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS JOE YUN

3:30 p.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Yun participates in a panel discussion at Brookings Institution on “An Early Assessment of Foreign Aid to Myanmar.” Media should contact Brookings Office of Communications at events@brookings.edu or 202-797-6105.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

8:00 a.m. Ambassador CdeBaca holds a digital video conference with the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Ambassador CdeBaca meets with representatives of the Ivory Coast, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca meets with U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan George Krol, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

8:00 a.m.
Ambassador Goosby meets with the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief country coordinators, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby participates in a panel discussion on U.S. global health objectives with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Thomas Frieden and National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins, in Washington, DC. The panel is hosted by the Consortium of Universities for Global Health.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel to Siracusa, Italy to participate in an international conference of experts on the drafting of the “BICI Principles and Best Practices for International and National Commissions of Inquiry,” at the International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences (ISISC).

ACTING SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS THOMAS DEBASS

Acting Special Representative Debass is on travel to Miami, Florida through March 14. He will hold meetings to promote the 100,000 Strong in the Americas initiative to promote international study to the United States and U.S. study abroad in Latin American and the Caribbean.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

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

9:00 a.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Eduardo Mack, Director of Communications, Ernst & Young Terco, in Rio de Janeiro.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Jay Neuhaus, Head of Marketing, FIFA – Federation Internationale Football Association, in Rio de Janeiro.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Virgilio Elisio, Director of Competitions, Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), in Rio de Janeiro.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Ambassador Agemar Sanctos, Director of Institutional Relations, Rio 2016 Olympic Committee, in Rio de Janeiro.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN


2:15 p.m. Director McKean meets with Ambassador of Portugal to the U.S. Nuno Brito and Director General Rui Macieira, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Director McKean meets with Ambassador Dennis Ross, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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