June 13, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2013

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY


Secretary Kerry attends meetings and briefings.
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DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS


11:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks at the Aspen Strategy Group’s (ASG) U.S.-China Strategic Dialogue, in Washington, DC.
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12:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with President of Palau Thomas Esang Remengesau, Jr., at the Department of State.
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UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN


Under Secretary Sherman is on official travel to Egypt, Libya, Tunis, Morocco, and Algiers through June 16.

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

8:45 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats holds a conference call with European Commission’s Commissioner for Trade Karel De Gucht, at the Department of State.

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10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Board meeting, at OPIC’s Headquarters.
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4:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with James Harmon, Founder, Chairman and CIO of Caravel Management LLC, at the Department of State.
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UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

10:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine meets with U.S. Ambassador to Kosovo Tracey Ann Jacobson, at the Department of State.
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1:15 p.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine participates in a panel at the Asia Society Global Council bi-annual meeting, in Washington, DC.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE


8:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Blake speaks with Vikram Doraiswamy, Indian Joint Secretary of the Americas, at the Department of State.
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10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with East West Institute CEO John Edwin Mroz, at the Department of State.
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12:45 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake briefs members of the Congress on Bangladesh labor issues, on Capitol Hill.
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4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Vice President of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Dr. Najma Heptulla, at the Department of State.
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6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake attends a farewell reception for departing Uzbekistan Ambassador to the U.S. Ilhom Nematov, at the Uzbekistan Embassy.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Countryman hosts an NGO roundtable on the Arms Trade Treaty, at the Department of State.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a meeting on Capitol Hill.
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3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a meeting on Capitol Hill.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES

9:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones meets with Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to the U.S. Kairat Umarov, at the Department of State.
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1:45 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones participates in an interagency meeting on cookstoves, at the Department of State.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Richard testifies before the Helsinki Commission hearing entitled “Fleeing to Live: Syrian Refugees in the OSCE Region” to be held on Capitol Hill.
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ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR UZRA ZEYA

1:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with Dr. Ali Gomaa and Anglican Bishop Mouneer Hanna Anis of Egypt and North Africa, at the Department of State.
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AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA

9:15 a.m.
Ambassador CdeBaca presents at the Thomson-Reuters and International Missing and Exploited Children's conference on "The Virtual Economy: Potential, Perplexities, and Promises," at the U.S. Institute of Peace.
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AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE STEPHEN RAPP, OFFICE OF GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE

10:00 a.m.
Ambassador Rapp meets with Peter Taksoe-Jensen, Ambassador of Denmark, and First Secretary Anders Ostervang, at the Department of State.
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SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM IRA FORMAN

Special Envoy Forman is on foreign travel to attend the OSCE Security of the European Jewish Community conference in Berlin, Germany.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANDREW O’BRIEN

8:30 a.m.
Special Representative O’Brien, in partnership with USAID, hosts the Conference on International Corporate Volunteerism featuring high-level representatives from Amazon, IBM, Citi, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, CDC Development Solutions, Cuso International and more to discuss best practices and partnership ideas around corporate volunteerism programs, at the Department of State.
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1:30 p.m.
Special Representative O’Brien hosts an inter-agency principal’s meeting for the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves in coordination with the Alliance’s Executive Director Radha Muthiah. Please click here for more information.
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DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

6:30 p.m. Director McKean attends a reception in honor of Ambassador Jonas Hafstrom of Sweden, in Washington, DC.
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