July 18, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on foreign travel to Amman and Za'atri, Jordan. He is accompanied by U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford, Deputy Special Envoy for Middle East Peace Frank Lowenstein, Spokesperson Jen Psaki, and VADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., JCS. Please click here for more information.

10:45 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry and Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh visit Za'atri Refugee Camp, in Za'atri, Jordan.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

10:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with European Parliament Committee Foreign Affairs Chair Elmar Brok, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Shotaro Yachi, Special Advisor to Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

2:00 p.m.
Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) officials, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

Ambassador Marshall participates in an Ambassador credentialing ceremony with President Barack Obama, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETEMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

Assistant Secretary Barton is on travel to Aspen, Colorado to participate in the 2013 Aspen Security Forum. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

4:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG) and Director of the United Nations Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) Ambassador Miroslav JenĨa, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with Ambassador of Turkey to the U.S. Namik Tan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson is on foreign travel to Recife and Brasilia, Brazil to participate in the U.S.-Brazil Joint Action Plan to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Discrimination and Promote Equality. Please click here for more information.

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

1:00 p.m. Ambassador CdeBaca participates in a Google+ hangout, at the Department of State. The Hangout will be broadcast live on the State Department’s Google+ page, YouTube channel, and at video.state.gov/live.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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

11:00 a.m.
Ambassador Goosby delivers remarks at the swearing-in of the inaugural class of the Global Health Service Partnership Volunteers, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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