April 15, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on foreign travel in Tokyo, Japan. 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.

9:10 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry delivers remarks on the “21st Century Pacific Partnership,” in Tokyo, Japan.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

10:40 a.m. LOCAL
Secretary Kerry meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in Tokyo, Japan.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

2:15 pm p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Kerry meets with the staff and families of Mission Japan, in Tokyo, Japan.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with a delegation from South Sudan, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Alistair Burt UK Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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

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

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

5:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Swiss State Secretary Yves Rossier, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Marcin Korolec, Polish Minister of Environment, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRSS COVERAGE)

11:45 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends a luncheon hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the U.S.-Egypt Business Council, honoring a visiting delegation of business leaders from the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Egypt, at the U.S Chamber of Commerce.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with the Minister-President of the eastern German state of Saxony, Stanislaw Tillich, at the Department of State.
(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.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:45 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with UK FCO Under Secretary of State Alistair Burt, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Atul Singh from the Fair Observer, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with EU Special Representative for Central Asia Ambassador Patricia Flor, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANZIATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER


10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with the European Union External Action Service’s Managing Director for Global and Multilateral Affairs Mara Marinaki, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with New Zealand Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Jim McLay, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

Assistant Secretary Brimmer is on foreign travel to Mexico City, Mexico to discuss multilateral engagement and cooperation with representatives from Mexican Foreign Ministry.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

9:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends meetings on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a meeting on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones meets with environmental studies students from Yale University, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones meets with the European Union External Action Service’s Managing Director for Global and Multilateral Affairs Mara Marinaki, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

11:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with a group of visiting Palestinian refugee students, at the State Department.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


1:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with UNRWA Gaza Human Rights Scholars, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with European Union External Action Service’s Managing Director for Global and Multilateral Affairs Mara Marinaki, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


10:00 a.m. Ambassador CdeBaca is on travel to deliver remarks at the Global Philanthropy Forum on the Outrage of Modern Slavery, in Redwood, CA.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:00 a.m. LOCAL
Ambassador Goosby meets with Dr. Trevor Peter, Chair of the Board of Directors, and Dr. Tsehaynesh Messele, Chief Executive Officer, of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine, in Cape Town, South Africa.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS


Special Representative Lewis is on foreign travel in Beijing and Tienjin China through April 17 to participate in the third U.S. – China Governors Forum. Please click here for more information.

9:00 a.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Qu Tiecheng, Chairman, China Aviation Association, in Beijing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS)

12:00 p.m.
Special Representative Lewis delivers remarks at a luncheon hosted by The Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC), in Beijing, China.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:00 p.m.
Special Representative Lewis participates in the Chinese-U.S. State Governors Meetings along with Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell, and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, in Beijing, China.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CPAFFC)

4:00 p.m
. Special Representative Lewis participates in the Governors Meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, along with Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell, and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, in Beijing, China.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

7:45 p.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with Huang Xingguo, Mayor of Tianjin, in Tianjin, China.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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