June 19, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2013

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY


10:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry chairs the quarterly MCC Board Meeting, at the Millennium Challenge Corporation, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the World Food Prize Laureate Announcement Ceremony, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 11:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

1:10 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with members of the Global Equality Fund, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:45 p.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies (GLIFAA) Pride Event, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

3:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the Annual Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) Report Release, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for cameras: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 3:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

11:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks to the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) Board of Directors, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

8:00 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats participates in a conference call on Cold Chain Issues for the CEO Forum with various heads of U.S and Indian companies, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with the Prime Minister of the Cook Islands Henry Puna, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats joins Secretary Kerry and delivers welcoming remarks at the 2013 World Food Prize Laureate Announcement Ceremony, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 11:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

4:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Derek Hanekom, South African Minister for Science and Technology and South African Ambassador to the U.S. Ebrahim Rasool, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

8:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine attends a meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER


12:00 p.m. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with the Ambassador from the Czech Republic to the U.S. Petr Gandalovic, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller delivers remarks to the National Defense University Program for Emerging Leaders, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Republic of Korea Special Envoy Ambassador Cho Tae-yong, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

Ambassador Marshall accompanies President Obama on foreign travel.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

Assistant Secretary Barton is on foreign travel to Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake delivers remarks at a working lunch with the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake delivers remarks at a roundtable discussion previewing the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with the Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to the U.S. Roman Kirn, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson departs on travel to participate in the Trade Americas Expo, in Miami, Florida. Please click here for more information.

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

Assistant Secretary Jones is in on foreign travel in Indonesia and Kazakhstan from June 16 through 26. Please click here for more information.

11:30 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones participates in local press interviews to discuss environmental as well as science and technology partnerships and to announce new initiatives, in Jakarta, Indonesia.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE )

12:00 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones attends a luncheon hosted by U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Scot Marciel with U.S. companies promoting STEM in Indonesia and USAID, in Jakarta, Indonesia.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:15 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jones meets with the Head of UKP4 Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, in Jakarta, Indonesia.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


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

1:10 p.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya attends Secretary Kerry’s meeting with members of the Global Equality Fund, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:45 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya joins Secretary Kerry at the Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies (GLIFAA) Pride Event, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

2:45 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya participates in media interviews with journalists focusing on LGBT policy, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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

3:30 p.m. Ambassador CdeBaca joins Secretary Kerry and delivers remarks at the Annual Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) Report Release, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for cameras: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 3:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


6:30 p.m. Ambassador CdeBaca attends a dinner with President and CEO of Meridian International Center Ambassador Stuart Holliday, co-hosted by the Department of State and the Meridian International Center, to honor the Trafficking in Persons Heroes, at the Meridian House in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANDREW O’BRIEN

1:00 p.m.
Special Representative O’Brien attends the Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies (GLIFAA) Pride Event, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 12:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

6:30 p.m. Special Representative O’Brien delivers remarks at a reception hosted by the Global Equality Fund for high-level representatives from business, philanthropy, and non-governmental organizations in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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