January 7, 2014

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2014


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

7:30 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Vice President Biden, in Washington, DC.
(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)

2:00 p.m.
Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry and Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se deliver remarks after their meeting, at the Department of State.
(POOLED FOR CAMERAS AND STILL PHOTOGRAPHERS/OPEN TO WRITERS)
The event will be pooled press coverage for videographers and still photographers.
Final access time for writers: 2:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.


3:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry hosts the Unaccompanied Tour Families Holiday Reception, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 2:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 3:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.


6:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry hosts a holiday reception for the Press Corps, at the Department of State.
(INVITED MEDIA ONLY)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

11:15 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. Luis Carlos Villegas, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks at the Unaccompanied Tour Families Holiday Reception, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 2:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 3:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.


USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah attends meetings and briefings, at USAID.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman leads a U.S. delegation to the fourth U.S.-Canada High Level Policy Review Group, in Ottawa, Canada. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA DESAI BISWAL

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with the U.S.-Turkmenistan Business Council, in Washington DC.
(MEDIA COVERAGE DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

8:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Brownfield meets with Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. Luis Carlos Villegas, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS WILLIAM CRAFT

1:30 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Craft attends the SelectUSA Interagency Investment Working Group Meeting (IIWG), at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends the Unaccompanied Tour Families Holiday Reception, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 2:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 3:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard testifies on the Syrian refugee crisis before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights, on Capitol Hill. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Russel attends Secretary Kerry’s bilateral meeting with Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

2:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya to participate in a roundtable with academics and human rights advocates, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on travel to Colombo, Sri Lanka to meet with government and civil society counterparts to evaluate progress on issues of justice and accountability. Please click here for more information.

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