April 5, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

4:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with British Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Westmacott, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is on foreign travel in Almaty, Kazakhstan, leading the U.S. Delegation to P5+1 talks with Iran.

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

Under Secretary Hormats is on foreign travel 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

10:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine meets with U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Scott Marciel, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine delivers remarks to participants of the “Media Literacy: Promoting Civil Society through New Media” International Visitor’s Leadership Program, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

4:30 p.m. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the U.S. Young-jin Choi, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Barton meets with senior members of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, including members of their National Security Advisory Council, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

9:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Countryman delivers remarks on Next Steps for the Arms Trade Treaty, at the Stimson Center, in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Countryman joins Acting Undersecretary Gottemoeller’s meeting with Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the U.S. Young-jin Choi, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Amina Mohamed, UN Assistant Secretary General, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER


Assistant Secretary Hammer accompanies Under Secretary Sherman on foreign travel to Almaty, Kazakhstan for the P5+1 talks with Iran.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson is on travel to Brown University to deliver remarks on U.S. policy priorities in the Western Hemisphere, promote the President’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas initiatives, and participate in interviews with local media.

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 will co-chair the first Science and Technology Cooperation Meeting between the United States and Turkey, and participate in a panel discussion on innovation and entrepreneurship with students and faculty of the Entrepreneurship Center at Bilkent University. In Istanbul, Assistant Secretary Jones will lead the U.S. delegation to the Tenth Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests, where she will participate in panel discussions focused on the Collaborative Partnership on Forests, Post-2015 UN development agenda, and Global Forest Watch 2.0. Please click here for more information.

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones participates press interviews with local media outlets on U.S. - Turkey science and technology cooperation, at the U.S. Embassy, in Ankara, Turkey.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones meets with the Deputy Undersecretary for Economic Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Mehmet Gücük, in Ankara, Turkey.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones participates in a panel discussion on university innovation and entrepreneurship at Bilkent University, in Ankara, Turkey.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Stock delivers remarks to honor the achievements of individuals who have succeeded in spite of adversity, at the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans member’s luncheon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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