April 2, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

7:30 a.m. Secretary Kerry attends a breakfast meeting with Vice President Biden, at the Vice President’s residence.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Secretary Kerry participates in a bilateral meeting with Albert Del Rosario, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)
Pre-set time for cameras: 10:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


3:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry participates in a bilateral meeting with Yun Byung-se, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Korea, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAIL FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 4:20PM)
Pre-set time for cameras: 3:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 4:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

4:15p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with former Prime Minister of Australia and a current member of Parliament Kevin Rudd, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

3:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman joins Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAIL FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 4:20PM)
Pre-set time for cameras: 3:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 4:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


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

10:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

11:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

Under Secretary Hormats departs on foreign travel to Vancouver, Canada to participate in the Pacific Energy Summit from April 2 through 5. He then travels to Beijing, China for the Ba’Ao and Internet Industry Forums from April 5 through 10, as well as Tokyo, Japan from April 10 through 12 for bilateral consultations with Japanese government officials.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

1:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine delivers remarks to the Public Diplomacy officers of the 171st Foreign Service Class, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL


2:10 p.m. Ambassador Marshall assists with the working visit of the Prime Minister of Singapore H.E. Lee Hsien Loong, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

6:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall attends a reception in honor of the Prime Minister of Singapore H.E. Lee Hsien Loong, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

7:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall attends a dinner hosted by the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates H.E. Yousef Al Otaiba, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS RICK BARTON

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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

Assistant Secretary Brownfield is on foreign travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico to participate in the Opening Ceremony of the April session of the Puerto Rico Justice Studies Institute (PRJSI).
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with Libyan Ambassador to the U.S. Ali Aujali, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

11:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Nathalie Rayes of Grupo Salinas, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Global Competitiveness Leadership Program Participants, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson speaks with Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Assistant Secretary Jones is in on foreign travel to Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey from April 2 through April 10. In Ankara, Assistant Secretary Jones co-chairs the first Science and Technology Cooperation Meeting between the United States and Turkey and participates in a panel discussion on innovation and entrepreneurship with students and faculty of the Entrepreneurship Center at Bilkent University. In Istanbul, Assistant Secretary Jones leads the U.S. delegation to the Tenth Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests, where she will participate in a panel discussion focused on the Collaborative Partnership on Forests, Post-2015 UN development agenda, and Global Forest Watch 2.0.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard attends a luncheon at the residence of the Norwegian Ambassador.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS JOE YUN

10:30 a.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Yun joins Secretary Kerry’s bilateral meeting with Albert Del Rosario, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)
Pre-set time for cameras: 10:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


3:30 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Yun joins Secretary Kerry’s bilateral meeting with Yun Byung-se, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Korea, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAIL FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 4:20PM)
Pre-set time for cameras: 3:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 4:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


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

3:30 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with Tep Vanny, Cambodian land rights activist and “Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards 2013” recipient, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


12:30 a.m. Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Ambassador of Thailand to the U.S. Chaiyong Satjipanon, in Washington DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

3:00 p.m.
Director McKean meets with former Director of Policy Planning Dr. David Gordon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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