March 8, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2013

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY


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

3:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry hosts the International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for cameras: 10:30-11 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


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DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

Deputy Secretary Burns is on foreign travel to London from March 6 through 8 for the Friends of Yemen Ministerial Meeting.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah is on foreign travel to Burma from March 7 through 8, to further advance the U.S.-Burma Partnership for Democracy, Peace and Prosperity. For more information about Administrator Shah’s travel, please contact USAIDPressOfficers@usaid.gov.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

3:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman attends the Secretary’s 2013 International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Bloomberg Chairman Peter Grauer, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats holds a conference call with Chevron Chairman and CEO John Watson, 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 meets with Ivan Vejvoda, Vice President Programs, The German Marshall Fund, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine attends the Secretary’s 2013 International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

2:00 p.m.
Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller delivers remarks on nuclear arms control for the 21st century at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, at the University of Texas at Austin.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:00p.m. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller participates in the South by Southwest (SXSW 2013) Interactive Session, “Mobilizing Ingenuity to Strengthen Global Security,” moderated by Daniel Terdiman of CNET News, in Austin, Texas.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall attends the Secretary’s 2013 International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton meets with Bilal Saab, Executive Director for Institute for Near East and Gulf Military Analysis (INEGMA) North America Inc., 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 meets with SAIS South Asia Studies Program Director Dr. Walter Andersen and students, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Australian Deputy Chief of Mission Graham Fletcher, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Kazakhstan SRAP Timur Urazayev, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake attends the Secretary’s 2013 International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AFFAIRS BRIMMER

9:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with United Nations Special Representative to the Secretary-General for South Sudan, Hilde Johnson, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer attends the Secretary’s 2013 International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN


Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with German Ambassador Rolf Nikel, Commissioner of the Federal Government for Arms Control and Disarmament, in Washington, DC.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in a conference call with members of the Asia Society about his recent trip to Asia, at Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez speaks to press about his recent trip to Southeast Asia, at the Foreign Press Center.
(INVITED PRESS ONLY)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

1:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer attends lunch with CEO of TASS News Agency of Russia, at the Newseum, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Hammer attends the Secretary’s 2013 International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends the Secretary’s 2013 International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS DAWN MCCALL

1:30 p.m.
In her capacity as co-chair of the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission Sub-Working Group on Mass Media, Coordinator McCall attends a lunch meeting in honor of 90 years of Russian news agency ITAR-TASS in the United States, at the Newseum.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Posner delivers remarks at Tech@State on Internet Freedom, at the George Washington University.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Posner completes his service at the Department of State to join the faculty of New York University’s Stern School of Business, in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with United Nations Special Representative to the Secretary-General for South Sudan, Hilde Johnson, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard attends the Secretary’s 2013 International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock attends the Secretary’s 2013 International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:00 a.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Myria Vassiliadou, EU Anti Trafficking Coordinator, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca attends the International Women of Courage Awards, at the Department of State.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED)

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


3:00 p.m. Acting Ambassador at Large Wiener attends the Secretary’s 2013 International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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