October 23, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on foreign travel to Rome, Italy. He is accompanied by Deputy Special Envoy for Middle East Peace Frank Lowenstein and Spokesperson Jennifer Psaki. Please click here for more information.

10:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta, in Rome, Italy.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

1:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Israeli Prime Mister Benjamin Netanyahu, in Rome, Italy.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

8:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry attends a dinner with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in Rome, Italy.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

8:15 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns participates in the U.S.-Israel Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns delivers closing remarks at the U.S.-Israel Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah attends meetings and briefings, at USAID.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

11:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Sherman delivers remarks at the U.S.-Israel Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Secretary General of the Central American Integration System (SICA) Hugo Martinez, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

11:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jones signs a 5-year extension of the U.S.-Pakistan Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement with Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jilal Abbas Jilani, with introductory remarks from Dr. John Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology and Director of the White House Office on Science and Technology Policy, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland accompanies Secretary Kerry on foreign travel.

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

8:30 a.m.
LOCAL Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with Croatian LGBT Activists, in Zagreb, Croatia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. LOCAL
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with Croatian Ombudsperson Lora Vidovic, in Zagreb, Croatia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. LOCAL Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with Croatian Minister of Public Administration Arsen Bauk and Deputy Minister for Social Policy and Youth Maja Sporis, in Zagreb, Croatia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:45 p.m. LOCAL
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with Chairman of the Parliament’s Constitutional Committee Pedja Grbin, in Zagreb, Croatia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:50 p.m. LOCAL
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with Foreign Minister and First Deputy Prime Minister Vesna Pusic, in Zagreb, Croatia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with Assistant Foreign Minister for Multilateral Affairs Vesna Batistic Kos, in Zagreb, Croatia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR AT LARGE FOR WAR CRIMES ISSUES STEPHEN RAPP

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel through October 24 to Phnom Penh, Cambodia to attend closing arguments of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia and to Tokyo, Japan to meet with Japanese government officials.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES CATHERINE RUSSELL

10:00 a.m. Ambassador Russell delivers opening remarks to the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) course “Promoting Gender Equality to Advance U.S. Foreign Policy,” at FSI.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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