April 17, 2014

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
APRIL 17, 2014

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY


Secretary Kerry is on foreign travel to Geneva, Switzerland. He is accompanied by Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Toria Nuland, NSS Senior Director for Russia and Central Asia Celeste Wallander, Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Special Envoy for Syria Daniel Rubinstein, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS. Please click here for more information.

8:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, in Geneva, Switzerland.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

9:35 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Andrii Deshchytsia, in Geneva, Switzerland.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

10:10 a.m. LOCAL
Secretary Kerry meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in Geneva, Switzerland.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

10:45 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a quadrilateral meeting with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Andrii Deshchytsia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, in Geneva, Switzerland.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

PM LOCAL Secretary Kerry holds a joint press availability with EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, in Geneva, Switzerland.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

PM LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with UN Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi, in Geneva, Switzerland.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

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DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

Deputy Secretary Burns attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

1:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Higginbottom meets with Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom attends the swearing-in ceremony for Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Tina Kaidanow, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

3:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman hosts the swearing-in ceremony for Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Tina Kaidanow, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

7:30 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli attends a monthly meeting with participants from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation , Export-Import Bank, and Trade and Development Agency, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

2:15 p.m.
Under Secretary Stengel meets with U.S. Ambassador to Colombia Kevin Whitaker, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

3:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Sewall attends the swearing-in ceremony for Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Tina Kaidanow, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

7:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon attends a meeting, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA DESAI BISWAL


Assistant Secretary Biswal is on travel to attend Harvard University’s South Asia Week and to participate in diaspora outreach, in Boston, Massachusetts. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel. Please click here for more information.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AFFAIRS DEAN PITTMAN

3:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Pittman attends the swearing-in ceremony for Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Tina Kaidanow, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL


9:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Russel meets with the People’s Republic of China Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Affairs Wu Dawei, at the U.S. Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM TINA KAIDANOW

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Kaidanow is sworn-in by Under Secretary Sherman, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

2:00 p.m.
Director McKean hosts a policy planning roundtable with President of the International Rescue Committee David Miliband, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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