October 29, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2013

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

10:00 a.m.
Secretary Kerry holds a swearing-in ceremony for Inspector General Steve Linick, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with White House National Security Advisor Susan Rice and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, at the White House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the DC Greening Embassies Forum in honor of National Energy Action Month, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 3:05 p .m. from the 21st Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 3:45 p.m. from the 21st Street Entrance.


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DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with New Zealand Defense Minister Jonathan Coleman, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah attends meetings and briefings, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA DESAI BISWAL

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with Kazakhstan Ambassador to the U.S. Kairat Umarov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with President of Boeing India Pratyush Kumar, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with Uzbekistan Ambassador to the U.S. Bakhtiyar Gulyamov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Biswal attends a Diwali Celebration hosted by the United States Congress, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

2:45 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Countryman delivers remarks on the Arms Trade Treaty at the Society of International Affairs conference, in Arlington, Virginia.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in a web chat with Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Spanish Member of the European Parliament Jose Salafranca, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jones meets with the National Research Council Committee on Globalization of Science and Technology: Opportunities and Challenges for Department of Defense, at the National Academy of Sciences.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones meets with President and CEO of TransCanada Russ Girling, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR WAR CRIMES ISSUES STEPHEN RAPP

2:00 p.m. Ambassador Rapp meets with Minister Elisabeth Rehn, former Defense Minister of Finland and former UN Under Secretary-General, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


10:30 a.m. Ambassador Russell meets with UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Hawa Bangura, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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