December 4, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2013

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY


Secretary Kerry is on foreign travel to Brussels, Belgium and Chisinau, Moldova. Secretary Kerry is accompanied by Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland, Spokesperson Jen Psaki, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS. Please click here for more information.

8:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry attends the NATO-Russia Council meeting, in Brussels, Belgium.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

9:45 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, in Brussels, Belgium.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

10:35 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in the North Atlantic Council Session with ISAF Partners, in Brussels, Belgium.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

11:20 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in Brussels, Belgium.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

4:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Moldovan President Nicolae Timofti and Moldovan Prime Minister Iurie Leanca, in Chisinau, Moldova.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

5:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a Trade and Investment Showcase, in Chisinau, Moldova.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:55 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with staff families of Embassy Chisinau, in Chisinau, Moldova.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

11:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:15 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting, at the White House.
(MEDIA COVERAGE DETERMINED BY THE WHITE HOUSE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

9:00 a.m. Under Secretary Sherman briefs Members of the House of Representatives on Iran, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Acting Assistant Secretary Craft is on foreign travel to Bali, Indonesia to participate in the World Trade Organization 9th Ministerial Meeting from November 29 through December 7 as part of a delegation led by United States Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA DESAI BISWAL

Assistant Secretary Biswal is on foreign travel to Kyiv, Ukraine to participate in the Ministerial meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and meet with civil society representatives from across the OSCE region.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with U.S. Ambassador-Designate to Jamaica Luis Moreno, at the 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 meets with Irish counterparts for the U.S.-Ireland Research and Development Partnership, via Digital Video Conference.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones meets with CEO of the Irish Marine Institute Dr. Peter Heffernan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE).

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland accompanies Secretary Kerry on foreign travel to Brussels, Belgium and Chisinau, Moldova. Please click here for more information.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AFFAIRS DEAN PITTMAN

10:00 a.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Pittman meets with Ambassador of Spain to the U.S. Ramon Gil-Casares, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL


Assistant Secretary Russel accompanies Vice President Biden on travel to Japan, China, and the Republic of Korea.

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

Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya participates in Humans Rights consultations, in Brussels, Belgium.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:00 a.m. LOCAL
Ambassador CdeBaca meets with representatives of anti-trafficking NGOs, in London, UK.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca briefs Members of Parliament regarding successful anti-trafficking laws, policies, and practices, in London, UK.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ACTING SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS MARY PENSABENE


3:00 p.m. Acting Special Representative Pensabene meets with Chief of Protocol for the State of Georgia Abby Turano, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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