April 29, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE

MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2013

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

8:45 a.m.
Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the National Conference of the Association of Opinion Journalists, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister of Bahrain Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al Khalifa, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:15 p.m.
Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the Hispanic Employees Council of the Foreign Affairs Agencies luncheon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with UN Peace Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry holds a multilateral meeting with the Arab League lead by Qatari Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabr Al Thani, at Blair House.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the Annual Foundation for Arts and Preservation in Embassies (FAPE) dinner, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

Deputy Secretary Burns is on foreign travel from April 22 through April 29 to Asia and Almaty, Kazakhstan.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah is on foreign travel to Colombia from April 29 through 30 to meet with President Juan Manuel Santos and other senior government officials to discuss economic and social development initiatives and aspects of the ongoing peace process.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

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

5:30 p.m
. Under Secretary Sherman meets with New Zealand Opposition Leader David Shearer, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Under Secretary Hormats is on travel to California from April 28 through May 1 to participate in the 16th Annual Milken Institute Global Conference.

8:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in a panel on Global Markets in Uncertain Times, in California.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

9:30 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in a panel on Financial Inclusion: Solutions for the Global 99 Percent, in California.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

10:45 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in a panel on The International Quest for Effective Education Reform, in California.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats participates in a panel on Emerging Markets: New Affluence and Influence, in California.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE


Under Secretary Sonenshine is on foreign travel to Ethiopia through May 1. Please click here more information.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall assists with the meeting of the Arab League led by the Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar, His Excellency Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim Bin Jabir Al Thani, at Blair House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:00 p.m.
Ambassador Marshall attends a dinner hosted by Secretary Kerry honoring the Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies, 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 Chicago Council on Global Affairs President Marshall Bouton, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AFFAIRS BRIMMER

1:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer attends a lunch sponsored by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in Washington DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer attends Secretary Kerry’s meeting with UN Peace Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi at the State Department. .
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

3:45 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Honduran Vice Secretary of Foreign Affairs Mireya Aguero de Corrales, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN


Assistant Secretary Countryman is on foreign travel to lead the U.S. Delegation to the Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) meeting of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), in Geneva, Switzerland through May 3. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez attends the Hispanic Employee’s Association’s luncheon with Secretary Kerry, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Fernando Alonso, senior partner with Hunton & Williams, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

8:45 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer delivers opening remarks to journalists at the National Conference of the Association of Opinion Journalists, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer delivers closing remarks to journalists at the National Conference of the Association of Opinion Journalists, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Honduran Foreign Minister-designate Mireya Aguero de Corrales, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

1:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.
Assistant secretary Richard meets with European Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmström, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS JOE YUN

10:00 a.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Yun delivers remarks at the National Conference of the Association of Opinion Journalists, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

2:45 p.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca attends the Hispanic Employees Council of the Foreign Affairs Agencies luncheon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

3:15 p.m.
Ambassador Goosby meets with Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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