April 10, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on foreign travel in London, UK. Secretary Kerry is accompanied by Under Secretary Sherman, Acting Assistant Secretary Yovanovitch, Spokesperson Psaki, and VADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., JCS. Please click here for more information.

11:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with UK Foreign Secretary William Hague, in London, UK.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

12:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a working lunch with UK Foreign Secretary William Hague and Syrian Opposition Leaders, in London, UK.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in London, UK.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

4:00
p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, in London, UK.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

7:15
p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in the G-8 Foreign Ministers Dinner, in London, UK.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

9:45am
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with the International Rescue Committee, at the AFL-CIO Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY ORGANIZATION)

4:00pm Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:45pm Deputy Secretary Burns meets with National Security Adviser of the United Kingdom Nigel Kim Darroch, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with International Committee for the Red Cross President Peter Maurer, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is on foreign travel in London for the G-8 Foreign Ministers and Political Director meetings from April 9 through 11.

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

Under Secretary Hormats is on foreign travel to Tokyo, Japan, from April 10 through 12 for bilateral consultations with Japanese government officials.

4:15 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats tours the Toyota Home Exhibition Site hosted by Toyota Executive Vice President and Member of the Board Nobuyori Kodaira, in Tokyo, Japan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:10 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats meets with Deputy Chief of Mission Kurt Tong, in Tokyo, Japan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats attends a dinner with Japanese government and business leaders at the residence of Deputy Chief of Mission Kurt Tong, in Tokyo, Japan.
(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. Please click here for more information.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

12:30 p.m. Ambassador Marshall delivers remarks at a luncheon hosted by the Ambassador of Finland, H.E. Ritva Koukku-Ronde, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:30 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall hosts a farewell reception for the departing Ambassador of Malta, H.E. Joseph Cole, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

12:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton hosts a luncheon to discuss “The Changing Shape of Civilian Stabilization” with local peace building experts, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Barton and CSO host Ambassador Jim Dobbins, Director of RAND International Security and Defense Policy Center, to discuss his recent publication: Overcoming Obstacles to Peace: Local Factors in Nation-Building, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Barton meets with Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Director General for Global Issues Takehiro Kagawa, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Barton delivers remarks at the Stimson Center Board of Trustees Dinner, at the Stimson Center.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Kyrgyzstan Ambassador to the U.S. Muktar Djumaliev, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command Admiral Samuel J. Locklear III, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with Dr. Tatsujiro Suzuki, Vice Chairman of the Japanese Atomic Energy Commission, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

12:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in a working lunch with Gabonese Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Moussa-Adamo, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with U.S. Ambassador to Italy David Thorne, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez delivers remarks at the American Chamber of Commerce Export Promotion Reception, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

Assistant Secretary Hammer is on foreign travel to Tashkent, Uzbekistan to present to government press officers at a conference organized by the Public Fund for Support and Development of Independent Print Media and News Agencies of Uzbekistan and National Journalists’ Retraining Center. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends meetings on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Guatemalan Foreign Minister Fernando Carrera, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD


12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard meets with executives from the Lutheran Immigration & Refugee Service, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

10:00 a.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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

9:30 a.m. Ambassador CdeBaca delivers remarks at the President's Advisory Council on Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships meeting, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:00 p.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Director of Programs at Thorn, Claire Schmidt, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca attends a farewell reception to honor the Chinese Ambassador to the Republic of Malta Cai Jinbiao, at Blair House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:00 p.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Ambassador of Oman to the U.S. Hunaina Sultan Ahmed Al Mughairy, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Ambassador Goosby is on foreign travel to meet with senior government officials in Windhoek, Namibia.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

9:15 a.m.
Director McKean meets with Ambassador Jeremy Issacharoff, Deputy Director General for Strategic Affairs at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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