March 21, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry accompanies President Obama on foreign travel.

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Chilean Foreign Minister Alfredo Moreno, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

11:30 a.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with German Political Director Hans-Dieter Lucas, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


8:30 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in the Overseas Private Investment (OPIC) meeting, at the OPIC’s Headquarters.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends the Sixty-Eighth Anniversary of the League of Arab States reception hosted by the Council of Arab Ambassadors, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller discusses conventional arms control issues with Allied delegations at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna, Austria. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

Ambassador Marshall accompanies President Obama on foreign travel.

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.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

Assistant Secretary Blake is on travel to California to deliver a speech at Berkeley on U.S.-India relations and engage in other outreach to the Diaspora and business communities. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

Assistant Secretary Brownfield is on foreign travel to Costa Rica to meet with senior officials and civil society leaders to discuss citizen security cooperation under the Department of State’s Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI). Please click here for more information.
(media determined by host)

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 through March 28, at the UN. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

12:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer addresses press officers and political counselors from all of the EU Delegations in Latin America, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer attends the Sixty-Eighth Anniversary of the League of Arab States reception hosted by the Council of Arab Ambassadors, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON


Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in the U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Human Rights Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in Deputy Secretary Burns’ meeting with Chilean Foreign Minister Alfredo Moreno, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Vanessa Rubio, Mexican Under Secretary for Latin America and the Caribbean Affairs, and Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Eduardo Medina Mora, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with EU Managing Director Christian Leffler, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

8:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones participates in the Senior Coordinating Body Meeting for the North American Plan for Animal and Pandemic Influenza, at the Canadian Embassy.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones attends a reception hosted by the U.S. Water Partnership in celebration of World Water Day, at the National Academies of Science.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with the Senior-Level Humanitarian Policy Working Group, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard hosts a meeting for the UN dialogue on Migration and Development, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

6:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock attends the Sixty-Eighth Anniversary of the League of Arab States reception hosted by the Council of Arab Ambassadors, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS JOE YUN

10:30 a.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Yun testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Rebalance to Asia: What Does It Mean For Democracy, Good Governance And Human Rights? Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY SFRC)

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


9:00 a.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:00 p.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with Stephen Rickard, Washington Director, Open Society Foundations, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca participates in a meeting for the UN dialogue on Migration and Development, hosted by Assistant Secretary Richard, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:00 a.m.
Ambassador Goosby attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

12:30 p.m. Ambassador Goosby delivers remarks at an award ceremony and luncheon honoring the U.S. government’s leadership in the global fight against tuberculosis hosted by the Ambassador of the Netherlands to the U.S. Rudolf Bekink, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in Paris, France to participate in a conference on “International Corporate Liability in Conflict Zones” hosted by the Bar Association (ABA) Center for Human Rights and the Conseil National des Barreaux (CNB), at Foreign Ministry in Paris, France.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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