March 18, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

10:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAIL FOLLOWING BILATERAL AT APPROXIMATELY 11:45 AM)
Pre set for video cameras: 11:00 a.m. from the 23rd street lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 11:30 a.m. from the 23rd street lobby.


1:00 pm. Secretary Kerry meets with Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING BILATERAL MEETING)
Pre set for video cameras: 2:00 p.m. from the 23rd street lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd street lobby.


5:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the Ross Sea Conservation Reception, at National Geographic. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 4:00 p.m. at 1145 17th Street, NW, National Geographic Headquarters.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 5:30 p.m. at 1145 17th Street, NW.


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DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

11:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Iraq Martin Kobler, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:45 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN


Under Secretary Sherman is on foreign travel in Warsaw, Poland, to lead U.S. participation in the U.S.-Poland Strategic Dialogue. She travels to Kyiv on March 19 to meet with Ukrainian Government leaders and returns to Washington on March 20.

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

12:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Eduardo Medina Mora to exchange views on Mexico-U.S. economic relations, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on foreign travel to Geneva, Switzerland and Vienna, Austria for discussions with counterparts on international security issues.

Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with various counterparts for discussions on a range of international security issues, in Geneva, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

10:30 a.m.
Ambassador Marshall assists with the arrival of the Prime Minister of Ireland, His Excellency Enda Kenny, at Joint Base Andrews.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON


Assistant Secretary Barton is on foreign travel to Burma and PACOM through March 26. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

12:45 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque, at the Department of State.
(CLOSE PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with OECD Deputy Secretary General Richard Boucher, at the Department of State.
(CLOSE PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AFFAIRS BRIMMER

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with the UN Special Representative for Iraq Martin Kobler, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

Assistant Secretary Countryman leads the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty from March 18 through 28, at the UN.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY U.N.)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON


10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson delivers remarks at the Trilateral Border Issues Symposium, in Tempe, Arizona.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson delivers remarks at the Institute of the Americas, in San Diego, CA.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones attends a Business Leaders’ Luncheon on marine issues hosted by the Irish Ambassador to the United States Michael Collins, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones joins Secretary Kerry at the Ross Sea Conservation Reception, at National Geographic. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 4:00 p.m. at 1145 17th Street, NW, National Geographic Headquarters.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 5:30 p.m. at 1145 17th Street, NW.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with Special Representative for Iraq Martin Kobler, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with officials at the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock meets with Fellows from the Bush Institute’s Women’s Initiative Fellowship Program, to discuss global women’s issues, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:15 a.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with Martin Kobler, the Special Representative for the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in London, UK to participate in a public forum regarding the Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal hosted by Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (BHRC), at Houses of Parliament in London, UK

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

10:00 a.m.
Special Representative Lewis hosts a roundtable discussion with Agnelo Queiroz, Governor of the Federal District of Brazil, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS THOMAS DEBASS

3:30 p.m.
Acting Special Representative Debass delivers opening remarks at a briefing with the Council on Foundations, at the Department of State. The event will feature Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Culture Affairs Ambassador J. Adam Ereli; the Chief of Staff to the Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights Kathleen Fitzpatrick; and the Special Advisor for Global Youth Issues Zeenat Rahman who will discuss the resources available to foundations considering partnerships with the department.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN


12:30 p.m. Director McKean meets with Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington Vali Nasr, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

[This is a mobile copy of Public Schedule for March 18, 2013]