April 3, 2014

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
APRIL 3, 2014


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on foreign travel to Algiers, Algeria and Rabat, Morocco. Secretary Kerry is accompanied by Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall, Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan, Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Tina Kaidanow, NSC Senior Director for the Middle East and North Africa Prem Kumar, Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS, and Spokesperson Jen Psaki. Please click here for more information.

8:35 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in the U.S.-Algeria Strategic Dialogue, in Algiers, Algeria.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

9:15 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra, in Algiers, Algeria.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

10:15 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry holds a joint press availability with Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra, in Algiers, Algeria.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

10:50 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a Tree Planting Ceremony with Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra, in Algiers, Algeria.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a U.S.- Algerian youth soccer event, in Algiers, Algeria.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Algerian Acting Prime Minister Youcef Yousfi, in Algiers, Algeria.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

2:20 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with staff and family members of Embassy Algiers, in Algiers, Algeria.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, in Algiers, Algeria.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in Algiers, Algeria.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

7:35 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with staff and family members of Embassy Rabat, in Rabat, Morocco.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Moroccan Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane, in Rabat, Morocco.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

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DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

9:00 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns participates in the U.S.-Tunisian Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Tunisian Foreign Minister Mongi Hamdi, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Tunisian Prime Minister Mehdi Joma’a, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

Deputy Secretary Higginbottom participates in the Launch of the U.S. Global Development Lab, in New York City, New York. Please click here to RSVP and for more information.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah participates in the Launch of the U.S. Global Development Lab, in New York City, New York. Please click here to RSVP and for more information.

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

Counselor Shannon is on travel to Cairo, Egypt from March 30 through April 4.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

10:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars and Member of Parliament Mustafa Dzhemilev, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman participates in the U.S.-Tunisia Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Australian Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Beazley, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Novelli meets with Tunisian Minister of Economy and Finance Hakim Ben Hammouda, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli attends a meeting, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR CIVILIAN SECURITY, DEMOCRACY, AND HUMAN RIGHTS SARAH SEWALL

Under Secretary Sewall joins Secretary Kerry on travel to Algiers and Rabat. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA DESAI BISWAL

Assistant Secretary Biswal is on travel to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan from March 30 through April 4. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Rivkin chairs an Economic Working Group during the U.S.-Tunisia Strategic Dialogue, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Rivkin joins the Tunisia Strategic Dialogue working lunch, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Taiwan Economic Affairs Vice Minister Bill Cho, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson is on travel to Mexico City, Mexico from April 2 through April 4. Please click here for more information.

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jacobson leads the U.S delegation to the U.S. – Mexico Bilateral Human Rights Dialogue, in Mexico City, Mexico.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:00 p.m. LOCAL
Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Mexican Foreign Secretary Jose Antonio Meade, in Mexico City, Mexico.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS ANNE PATTERSON

6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Patterson attends the 2014 Women in the World Summit at the Lincoln Theater, in New York. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AFFAIRS DEAN PITTMAN

Acting Assistant Secretary Pittman is on travel to Geneva for meetings of the Geneva Group. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard is on travel to Sarh and Maro, Chad from April 3 through April 4 where she will visit returnee centers and refugee camps. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS EVAN RYAN

Assistant Secretary Ryan joins Secretary Kerry on travel to Algeria and Rabat from April 3 through April 5.

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

9:00 a.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya participates in the U.S.-Tunisia Strategic Dialogue Opening Plenary Session, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya participates in the U.S.-Tunisia Strategic Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya attends a flag ceremony in honor of Assistant Secretary Janice L. Jacobs, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya attends the Asian American Foreign Affairs Association 5th Annual Leadership Dinner, in Virginia.
(MEDIA DETEREMINED BY HOST)

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

Ambassador Rapp is in Kigali, Rwanda as part of the Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Rwanda’s 20th Commemoration of the Rwandan Genocide.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM TINA KAIDANOW

Ambassador Kaidanow joins Secretary Kerry on travel to Algeria and Morocco from April 3 through April 5.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

2:00 p.m.
Director McKean meets with Director of the Center for a New American Security Dr. Richard Danzig, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m.
Director of Policy Planning McKean attends a meeting, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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