October 24, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2013

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

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Secretary Kerry returns from foreign travel. Please click here for more information.

2:15 p.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the Center for American Progress’ 10-year Anniversary Policy Conference, at the St. Regis Hotel, in Washington, DC. Live stream information will be available at www.state.gov. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras and still photographers: 12:10 p.m. – 12:35 p.m. from the St. Regis.
Final access time for journalists and: 1:00 p.m. from the St. Regis.
Media interested in attending should RSVP to Anne Shoup from the Center for American Progress at ashoup@americanprogress.org.


DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

Deputy Secretary Burns attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah attends meetings and briefings, at USAID.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with Director for Non-Proliferation at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs Oren Anolik, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with Australian Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament Peter Woolcott, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR THE BUREAU OF ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS WILLIAM CRAFT

12:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Craft meets with Chief Executive Officer of SWIFT, Gottfried Leibbrandt, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Craft meets with Danish Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Taksoe-Jensen, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

2:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Argentine Ambassador to the U.S. Cecilia Nahon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with U.S. Ambassador to Paraguay James Thessin, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends the annual Oxi Day Foundation dinner to celebrate Berta Soler as the Cuban civil society activist receiving the Battle of Crete Award, at the Washington Oxi Day Foundation, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS DEAN PITTMAN

2:30 p.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Pittman meets with New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Deputy Secretary for the Multilateral and Legal Affairs Group Gerard van Bohemen, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS EVAN RYAN

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Ryan delivers remarks at the 2013 Alliance for International Educational and Cultural Exchange Membership Meeting, in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

8:00 a.m. LOCAL
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with LGBT activists, in Zagreb, Croatia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. LOCAL
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya delivers remarks at the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) Europe’s Annual Conference, in Zagreb, Croatia. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

12:15 p.m. LOCAL Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with European Union’s Special Representative for Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, in Zagreb, Croatia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. LOCAL
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with Senior European Union (EU) Human Rights Officials, in Zagreb, Croatia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with representatives from the Roma Community Center Kursanec, 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

12:00 p.m.
Ambassador Russell delivers remarks at the U.S.-Indonesian Women's Council event, at the Embassy of Indonesia, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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