November 19, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY


9:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Senator Lisa Murkowski to discuss Arctic issues, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:30 a.m.
Secretary Kerry meets with His Highness, The Aga Khan, 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)

7:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel host a dinner in honor of Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, Australian Defence Minister David Johnston and the 2013 Australia-U.S. Ministerial (AUSMIN), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns receives the credentials of Ambassador-Designate of Romania to the U.S. Iulian Buga, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Burmese Ambassador to the U.S. Kyaw Myo Htut, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah is on foreign travel to Denmark and Sweden to explore partnership opportunities with business leaders and foreign government officials.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

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

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS

12:00 p.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Craft meets with the Minister of Economic Affairs Kanji Yamanouchi from the Embassy of Japan, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON


11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with SOUTHCOM Deputy Commander Lieutenant General Kenneth Tovo, at Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jones joins Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Senator Lisa Murkowski to discuss Arctic issues, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones attends an event hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and Council of Economic Advisors in honor of U.S. Nobel Prize Laureates, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

5:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones meets with Founder of the International Conservation Caucus Foundation David Barron, representatives from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and USAID, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard is on foreign travel to Ethiopia. Assistant Secretary Richard will travel to the Tigray Region in northern Ethiopia with U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Patricia Haslach to visit refugee camps hosting Eritrean refugees. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS EVAN RYAN

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Ryan delivers remarks at “Fulbright and the National Interest: Sharing Who We Are with the World,” co-hosted by Pitzer College and the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, at the California Club, in Los Angeles, California.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

10:00 a.m
. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with the LifeLine Donor Steering Committee, at the Canadian Embassy, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya delivers remarks at the National War College lecture, Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Ambassador CdeBaca is on travel to Minnesota.

9:30 a.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca attends a listening session with anti-trafficking NGOs and experts at the Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. LOCAL
Ambassador CdeBaca meets with the Minnesota State Human Trafficking Task Force, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca speaks to law students and faculty at the William Mitchell College of Law, in St. Paul, Minnesota.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel to Copenhagen, Denmark for meetings with officials from the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other international partners.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANDREW O’BRIEN

1:30 p.m.
Special Representative O’Brien co-hosts a roundtable discussion with private sector representatives on the Global Equality Fund public-private initiative, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m.
Special Representative O’Brien delivers brief remarks on the importance of public-private partnerships at a reception celebrating Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s 40 Years of Leadership in Global Project Based Education, at the Library of Congress.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL ENVOY AND COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AFFAIRS AMBASSADOR CARLOS PASCUAL

Ambassador Pascual is on foreign travel to Paris to attend the International Energy Agency Ministerial from November 19 through 20. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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