April 8, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on foreign travel to Jerusalem. Secretary Kerry is accompanied by Spokesperson Psaki, and VADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., JCS. Please click here for more information.

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a Holocaust Remembrance Day Wreath-laying ceremony, at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Kerry meets with the staff and families of Consulate General Jerusalem, in Jerusalem.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, in Jerusalem.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Israeli President Shimon Peres, in Jerusalem.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

7:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a working dinner with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in Jerusalem.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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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.

9:30 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats participates in an Energy Panel Discussion with Experts – “The Future of Energy”, in Beijing China.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats attends a lunch with Chinese Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao, in Beijing China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with NDRC Vice Chairman Zhu Zhixin, in Beijing China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with State Forestry Administration Deputy Administrator Zhang Jianlong, in Beijing China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

Under Secretary Sonenshine is on foreign travel to Russia, Ukraine, and Georgia from April 8 through 16.

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller attends the Carnegie Nuclear Policy Conference in Washington, DC. While there, she will host a women’s breakfast and participate in a panel on the Administration’s nuclear policy agenda. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:00p.m.
Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with International Committee of Red Cross President Peter Maurer, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00p.m. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton hosts DC-based “Burma-watchers” to discuss his recent trip to Burma, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

2:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Bhutan’s Minister of Agriculture and Forests Dr. Pema Gyamtsho, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANZIATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER


12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer co-hosts a working lunch with International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano to discuss multilateral issues in international security and non-proliferation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano to discuss issues in multilateral nuclear energy, security and non proliferation issues at the State Department.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER


Assistant Secretary Hammer is on foreign travel to Dushanbe, Tajikistan to meet with government officials, journalists, and youth. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Rosa María Payá, at the Department of State.
(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 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 a panel discussions focused on the Collaborative Partnership on Forests, Post-2015 UN development agenda, and Global Forest Watch 2.0.

9:45 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones leads the U.S. delegation to the Tenth Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests, in Istanbul, Turkey.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

1:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with ICRC President Peter Mauer, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


4:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with Nader Nadery, Director of the Free and Fair Election Foundation (FEFA) and AIHRC Commissioner, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


1:30 p.m. Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Director of the film, Trade of Innocents, Laura Bolthouse, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Executive Director of MTV EXIT, Matt Love, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

12:00 p.m. Director McKean meets with Ambassador of Singapore to the U.S. Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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