April 30, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

9:00 a.m.
Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:30 a.m.
Secretary Kerry meets with Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister of Spain Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo, at the Department of State.
(JOINT PRESS AVAIL FOLLOWING BILATERAL MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 11:15 A.M.)
Pre set for video cameras: 10:30 a.m. from the 23rd street lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 11:00 a.m. from the 23rd street lobby.


4:45 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Foreign Minister of Ethiopia Tedros Adhanom, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

3:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with U.S. Middle East Project senior advisors and international board members, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Sherman delivers remarks at the Central America Integration System (SICA)-North America Security Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m
. Under Secretary Sherman meets with Minister of Defense of Colombia Juan Carlos Pinzon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Munich Security Conference Coordinator Wolfgang Ischinger, 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 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 “U.S. Overview: First Recovery, Then Takeoff?,” in California.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

9:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats participates in a panel on “Climate Change: Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst,” in California.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

10:45 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats participates in a panel on “Africa: Opportunities for Business and Investment,” in California.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

12:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats participates in a lunch program “A Conversation with Tony Blair and Michael Milken,” in California.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats participates in a panel on “Indonesia: The Emerging Secret,” in California.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:45 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats participates in a panel on “Will Natural Gas Fuel the Future?,” in California.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats participates in a dinner program “A Conversation with Al Gore: Six Drivers of Global Change,” 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.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with American University of Central Asia President Andrew Wachtel, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake meets with U.S.-India Business Council President Ron Somers and Executive Vice President Diane Farrell, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Kanji Yamanouchi, Deputy Director General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs of the Japanese MFA, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with Japanese Deputy Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Kenji Hiramatsu, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM R.BROWNFIELD

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Brownfield participates in the Central American Integration System (SICA)-North American Security Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

8:45 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in the Central America Integration System (SICA)-North America Security Dialogue, 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 John Ging, Operational Division Director, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard meets with Neil Yeates, Deputy Minister for Citizenship and Immigration Canada, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:30 p.m. Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Charge d’Affaires to Morocco Ambassador Patricia Moller, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on travel in New York to participate in a round table discussion at the “Good Pitch/No Fire Zone” event organized by Ford Foundation, in New York, NY.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis is on travel in New Orleans, Louisiana through May 2 to promote the U.S. Department of State’s Symposium on Security for Major Sporting Events for Brazilian public safety officials.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

10:45 a.m.
Director McKean meets with Senior Vice Minister Chinami Nishimura of Japan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Director McKean meets with Deputy Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Kenji Hiramatsu of Japan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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