March 6, 2014

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2014

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY


Secretary Kerry is on travel to Rome, Italy. He is accompanied by Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Paul Jones, NSS Senior Director for the Middle East and North Africa Prem Kumar, Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS, and Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf. Please click here for more information.

9:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan and President of the General National Congress of Libya Abu Sahmain, in Rome, Italy.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

10:15 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a conference on International Support to Libya, in Rome, Italy.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR REMARKS)

12:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy, in Rome, Italy.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

12:30 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Kerry meets with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, in Rome, Italy.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:20 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin, in Rome, Italy.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

1:45 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Kerry meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in Rome, Italy.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

2:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry attends a meeting with Heads of Delegation attending the conference on International Support to Libya, in Rome, Italy.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry attends the Open Debate and Adoption of Conclusions conference, in Rome, Italy.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, in Rome, Italy.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

5:45 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid Al Attiya, in Rome, Italy.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

7:00 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Kerry holds a solo press availability, in Rome, Italy.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

7:45 p.m. LOCAL
Secretary Kerry meets with Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini, in Rome, Italy.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

8:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, in Rome, Italy.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

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DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

11:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Extremism and Sectarianism in the Levant and Ukraine, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:45 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Paraguayan Foreign Minister Eladio Loizaga, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

12:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Higginbottom delivers remarks at the Excellence in Government Fellows Program Graduation at the Partnership for Public Service, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom delivers remarks at a dinner hosted by the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah attends meetings and briefings, at USAID.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is on travel to Vietnam, Malaysia, and Burma from March 2 through March 8 to meet with senior government officials and representatives of civil society. Please click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT CATHERINE NOVELLI

2:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Novelli attends a meeting, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON


8:45 a.m. Counselor Shannon attends a meeting on Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), at United States Trade Representative.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Barton addresses members of the EU and Institute for Security Studies Joint Seminar on Managing crises and building peace, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA DESAI BISWAL


Assistant Secretary Biswal is on travel to India through March 6. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

2:00 p.m
. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Paraguayan Foreign Minister Eladio Loizaga, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Nicaraguan Ambassador to the U.S. Phyllis Powers, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with President of Need of Defense (KIND) Wendy Young, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:00 a.m.
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office Edward Oakden, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya meets with Human Rights Watch China Director at Sophie Richardson, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on travel to Berlin, Germany to discuss stateless war criminal issues.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES CATHY RUSSELL

12:30 p.m.
Ambassador Russell participates in an International Women’s Day Luncheon with the female diplomatic corps at the Embassy of Argentina, in Washington, DC.
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