November 6, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY


Secretary Kerry is on foreign travel to Bethlehem and Jerusalem. He is accompanied by Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Martin Indyk, Spokesperson Jen Psaki, NSS Senior Director for the Middle East and North Africa Prem Kumar, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS. Please click here for more information.

8:45 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in Jerusalem.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

12:15
p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in the High Impact Microfinance Infrastructure Initiative Event (HIMII), in Bethlehem.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00
p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, in Bethlehem.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

4:45 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Israeli President Shimon Peres, in Jerusalem.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

6:45 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a working dinner with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in Jerusalem.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS


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

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah is on foreign travel to Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Ramallah, Bethlehem, Amman and Beirut. Please click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is on foreign travel to Geneva, Switzerland from November 4 through 9 to lead the U.S. delegations to a UN-hosted meeting on Syria as well as the P5+1 talks with Iran later in the week. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

Assistant Secretary Barton is on foreign travel to Copenhagen, Denmark to participate in the Stabilization Leaders Forum and Turkey to meet with Syrian opposition, Turkish Government officials and U.S. government personnel in country. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with Ambassadors from Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with Sweden’s Head of Africa Department Pereric Hogberg, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

7:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends an event hosted by Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. Carlos Urrutia, at the Colombian Embassy.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND


Assistant Secretary Nuland is on foreign travel. Please click here for more information.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS DEAN PITTMAN

11:30 a.m
. Acting Assistant Secretary Pittman meets with Deputy Chief of Mission of the Israeli Embassy to the U.S. Joshua Zarka, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Pittman meets with Executive Director of the International Energy Agency Maria Van Der Hoeven, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Pittman meets with U.S. Ambassador Elizabeth Bagley, currently serving as a Public Delegate to the 68th UN General Assembly, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL

4:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Russel meets with Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Junichi Ihara, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

OFFICE OF GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE-STEPHEN RAPP


Ambassador Rapp attends a Pledging Conference for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) for the Prosecution of Crimes committed during the period of Democratic Kampuchea, at the United Nations, in New York City.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR NORTH KOREA POLICY GLYN DAVIES

11:00 a.m. Special Representative Davies meets with Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Junichi Ihara, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Special Representative Davies hosts Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Junichi Ihara for lunch, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Special Representative Davies hosts a trilateral meeting Republic of Korea Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Cho Tae-yong and Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Junichi Ihara, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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