April 19, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

9:45 a.m. Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with Mexican Foreign Secretary Jose Antonio Meade, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAIL FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 10:30 A.M.)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 9:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


POSTPONED / TO BE RESCHEDULED:
1:15 p.m.
Secretary Kerry holds a Google+ hangout, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
Secretary Kerry’ first Hangout will be broadcast live on the State Department’s Google+ page, YouTube channel, and at video.state.gov/live.

2:15 p.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks for the Release of the Human Rights Report, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Instructions for embargoed access of the reports will be available, to members of the press only, at 11:30 a.m. in the State Department’s Press Office (Room 2109).


4:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with President of El Salvador President Mauricio Funes, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

8:45 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns delivers opening remarks at the Africa Health Forum, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:45 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR DR. RAJIV SHAH

2:00 p.m.
Administrator Shah delivers opening remarks at the Third International Dialogue Meeting, at the Willard Hotel, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

10:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Ambassador of Australia to the U.S. Kim Beazley, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Djoomart Otorbayev and delegation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman attends a dinner hosted by Ambassador of Oman to the U.S. Hunaina Al Mughairy in honor of Dr. Omar Zawawi, advisor to Sultan of Oman Qaboos bin Said Al Said, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


7:30 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in the signing ceremony for the U.S.-Colombia Environmental Cooperation Agreement, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

9:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Jordanian Finance Minister Umayya Toukan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with the Tunisian Delegation: Central Bank Governor and Minister of Development, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets for lunch with the Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt Hisham Ramez, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Director General for Globalization and G8/G20 FASS Jean-Baptiste Mattéi, at the World Bank.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with the Kazakh National Bank Chairman Grigory Marchenko, at the World Bank.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Governor of the Central Bank of Libya Saddek Omar Elkaber and Minister of Finance Al Kilani Abdel, at the World Bank.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey Ali Babacan, at the World Bank.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends a dinner in honor of Germany’s Federal Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schaeuble, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on foreign travel to Geneva, Switzerland and Bucharest, Romania from April 18 through 25. Please click here for more information.

Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller attends the 4th P5 conference on transparency, verification and confidence building measures, in Geneva, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller participates in the P5 Conference public event, “On the Way to the 2015 NPT Review Conference,” co-hosted by the PIR Center.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:00 p.m.
LOCL Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller participates in a P5 Conference press event.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

9:30 a.m.
Ambassador Marshall assists with the bilateral meeting of the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico H.E. Dr. Jose Antonio Meade, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall hosts a reception in honor of departing Ambassador of Grenada to the U.S H.E. Gillian M.S. Bristol, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Ambassador Marshall assists with the bilateral meeting of the President of the Republic of El Salvador H.E. Mauricio Funes, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE


10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Central Asia South Asia Electricity Trade and Transmission Project (CASA-1000) Secretariat Executive Director Thomas Breuer, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Djoomart Otorbayev, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with former Norwegian Minister Erik Solheim, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with UN Women Acting Executive Director Lakshmi Puri, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN


Assistant Secretary Countryman is on foreign travel in Bratislava, Slovakia to participate in the Global Security Forum.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ


8:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with El Salvador’s Minister of Finance Carlos Caceres, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:45 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Mexican Foreign Secretary Jose Antonio Meade, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAIL FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 10:30 A.M.)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 9:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in a working lunch with Mexican Secretary of Finance and Public Credit Luis Videgaray Caso, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez participates in a Partnership for Growth forum, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

8:45 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with U.S. Ambassador to Mexico E. Anthony Wayne, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:45 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Mexican Foreign Secretary Jose Antonio Meade, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAIL FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 10:30 A.M.)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 9:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


11:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with U.S. Charge d’Affaires to The Bahamas John Dinkelman, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with U.S. Charge d’Affaires to Venezuela James Derham, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a reception at the Blair House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in Secretary Kerry’s meetings with President of El Salvador President Mauricio Funes, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD


Assistant Secretary Richard is on travel to Detroit, MI. Please click here for more information.

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Richard meets recently resettled refugees in the Detroit, MI.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:15 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with Michigan’s State Refugee Coordinator Al Horn, in Detroit, MI.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:45 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with Resettlement Agency heads, in Detroit, MI.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with the Chaldean Federation of America with Congressman Sander Levin and Congressman Gary Peters, in Detroit, MI.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with Chaldean-American Ladies of Charity with Congressman Sander Levin, in Detroit MI.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with Congressman Levin and resettlement partners, in Detroit, MI.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


9:00 a.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya participates in a meeting at the United States Institute of Peace, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya joins Secretary Kerry for the release of the 2012 Human Rights Reports, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


4:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya participates in media interviews with journalists focusing on the release of the 2012 Human Rights Reports, at the Foreign Press Center, in Washington DC.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:15 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby delivers closing remarks at the World Bank Africa Health Forum, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE STEPHEN RAPP, OFFICE OF GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to meet with Malaysian officials regarding Global Criminal Justice issues.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

3:00 p.m.
Special Representative Lewis meets with Pat Wilson, Chief Operations Officer, Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDED), Kathe Falls, Divisional Director, International Trade, GDED, and Jonathan Lupo, Special Projects and Trade Policy Coordinator, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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