April 12, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on foreign travel in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Secretary Kerry is accompanied by Acting Assistant Secretary Yun, White House Senior Director for Asian Affairs Daniel Russel, Spokesperson Psaki, and VADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., JCS. Please click here for more information.

3:45 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry receives a briefing from U.S. Forces Korea, in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

4:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Republic of Korea President Park Geun-hye, in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

5:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, in Seoul, Republic of Korea
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

6:15
p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry holds a joint press availability with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, in Seoul, Republic of Korea
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

7:10
p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in an American Chamber of Commerce in Korea Event, in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Former Indian Foreign Secretary Ambassador Shyam Saran, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with the Republic of Korea Ambassador to the U.S. Choi Young-jin, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA COVERAGE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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.

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

4:00 p.m.
Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. Cui Tiankai, 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 Irene Khan, Director-General of the International Development Law Organization, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE


Assistant Secretary Blake is on travel in Boston, Massachusetts to deliver remarks at Harvard University. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

8:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez and senior U.S. government officials join the visiting Mexican economic delegation in a roundtable discussion at the Council of the Americas with private sector representatives, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Richard meets with Ann Hollingsworth, Senior Analyst for the International Crisis Group, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

8:15 a.m. Assistant Secretary Shapiro participates in a roundtable conversation on the efforts of the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs in advancing U.S. national security, at the Council on Foreign Relations.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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

1:30 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with Ibrahim El Houdaiby, Egyptian activist, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Goosby meets with senior government officials and the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) country team, in Windhoek, Namibia.

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