May 7, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on foreign travel to Moscow, Russia. Secretary Kerry is accompanied by Acting Assistant Secretary Yovanovitch, Spokesperson Psaki, Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford, White House Senior Director for Russian Affairs Alice Wells, and VADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., JCS. Please click here for more information.

2:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, in Moscow, Russia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Kerry meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Moscow, Russia.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP OF MEETING)

5:35 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in Moscow, Russia.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP OF MEETING)

7:45 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Kerry holds a joint press availability with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in Moscow, Russia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

8:25 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a working dinner with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in Moscow, Russia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN


9:00 a.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with Liberian Foreign Minister Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan and delegation and delivers opening remarks at the US-Liberian Partnership Dialogue, at the United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

11:15 a.m. Under Secretary Sherman attends President Obama’s bilateral discussion with Republic of Korea President Park Geun-hye, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

12:15 a.m. Under Secretary Sherman attends a luncheon hosted by President Obama for Republic of Korea President Park Geun-hye, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


3:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Gutterres, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Under Secretary Hormats is on foreign travel to Pretoria and Cape Town, South Africa from May 5 through May 14 to participate in the World Economic Forum and to meet with government and business community representatives.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats participates in a TV interview with CNBC, at the U.S. Consulate in Johannesburg, South Africa.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

10:45 a.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats attends the Country Team meeting, at the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats attends a luncheon with wildlife trafficking/anti-poaching events co-panelists, in Pretoria, South Africa.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL
Under Secretary Hormats participates in a panel discussion, at the University of Pretoria, in South Africa.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Hormats participates in the trade speech “Global Trade Partners in the 21st Century,” with co-speaker South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) Catherine Grant, in Pretoria, South Africa.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

10:15 a.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine meets with the High Commissioner of the Government for Brand Spain, Carlos Espinosa de los Monteros, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER


Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on foreign travel to Tokyo, Japan and Seoul, Republic of Korea (ROK) from May 6 through 10. Please click here for more information.

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller speaks with experts and academics at a nuclear policy roundtable discussion, hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

11:15 a.m.
Ambassador Marshall assists with the working visit of the President of the Republic of Korea, Her Excellency Park Geun-hye, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

6:30 p.m. Ambassador Marshall attends the Council of American Ambassadors 30th Anniversary Gala in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Eugene Ludwig and Nicholas Tabor of the Promontory Financial Group, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with International Labor Organization Washington Office Director Nancy Donaldson, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

9:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer attends the 10th annual Model UN Conference, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer hosts multilateral consultations with representatives from the Government of France at the State Department.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

2:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Leadership, in Alexandria, VA.
(media determined by host)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brownfield attends a reception for Iraqi Women Police, in Alexandria, VA.
(media determined by host)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN


Assistant Secretary Countryman is on foreign travel to attend NATO’s annual nonproliferation seminar in Split, Croatia. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

Assistant Secretary Fernandez is on foreign travel to Tel Aviv and Jerusalem from May 6 to 7 to lead the U.S. delegation at the World Diamond Council’s annual conference. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

Assistant Secretary Hammer is on travel to Miami, Florida through May 7 to meet with media and civic leaders. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with representatives from the Migration Policy Institute, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson delivers remarks to the Council of American Ambassadors, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with U.S. Ambassador to Argentina Vilma Martinez, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends the opening reception of the 43rd Annual Washington Conference on the Americas, at the Mexican Cultural Institute. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

8:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones participates in an interagency meeting on health, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard delivers remarks at the launch of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society’s report Invisible in the City: Protection Gaps Experienced by Sexual Minority Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Urban Ecuador, Ghana, Israel and Kenya, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard delivers remarks on “Displacement and Migration Policies: Exploring the Interconnections,” at the Brookings Institution, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard participates in Under Secretary Sherman’s meeting with UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard meets with UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

4:00 p.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Todd Hinnen of Perkins Coie, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Ambassador Goosby is on foreign travel to Vietnam to meet with Vietnamese government officials and tour a PEPFAR-supported clinic in Hanoi.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO MUSLIM COMMUNITIES FARAH PANDITH

Special Representative Pandith delivers remarks to the Joint Forces Staff College (JFSC) and the Joint and Combined Warfighting College (JCWC), in Norfolk, VA.


DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

11:00 a.m. Director McKean meets with Tom Malinowski, Washington Director of Human Rights Watch, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Director McKean meets with Martin Indyk, Director of the Saban Center for Middle East Policy, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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