November 20, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY


8:30 a.m. Secretary Kerry, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, and Australian Defence Minister David Johnston participate in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier, at Arlington National Cemetery. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for all media: 7:15 a.m. at the main gate on Memorial Drive.

9:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, and Australian Defence Minister David Johnston participate in AUSMIN Session I, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the Overseas Security Advisory Council’s 28th Annual Briefing, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Final access for all press covering the Secretary’s remarks: 10:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

11:30 a.m. Secretary Kerry, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, and Australian Defence Minister David Johnston participate in AUSMIN Session II, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m.
Secretary Kerry, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, and Australian Defence Minister David Johnston participate in a working lunch, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, and Australian Defence Minister David Johnston participate in the signing of a Statement of Principles and a joint press availability, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 1:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

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DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

4:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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. Please click here for more information.

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 UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on foreign travel to Islamabad, Pakistan to meet with Pakistani counterparts to discuss arms control and international security issues.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

Assistant Secretary Countryman accompanies Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller on foreign travel to Islamabad, Pakistan.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

9:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic James Brewster, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with German Director General for Africa, Asia, and Latin America Ambassador Clemens von Goetze, 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 EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Russel participates in the Australia-U.S. Ministerial (AUSMIN), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:30 a.m
. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya delivers remarks to the National Security Executive Leadership Seminar, at the Foreign Service Institute.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General of Slovenia Dragoljuba Bencina, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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


Ambassador CdeBaca is on travel in Minnesota.

9:30 a.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca meets with prosecutors and law enforcement officials at the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca meets with students at the University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel to The Hague to co-lead the U.S. observer delegation the ICC Assembly of State Parties (ASP).

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