May 6, 2014

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MAY 6, 2014


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

2:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry and EU High Representative Lady Catherine Ashton participate in a joint press availability, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre-set time for video cameras: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.


2:15 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with African Conservationists and Wildlife Law Enforcement Officials, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with former Secretary James Baker, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Chinese Central Committee International Department Director Wang Jiarui, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

Deputy Secretary Burns is on travel to Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Astana, Kazakhstan and Islamabad, Pakistan for meetings and consultations with government officials. Please click here for more information.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

Deputy Secretary Higginbottom attends meetings and briefing at the Department of State.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah is on travel to Abuja, Nigeria from May 6 through May 9 for the World Economic Forum. Please click here for more information.

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

11:00 a.m. Counselor Shannon meets with CEO and President of The Rendon Group, Inc. John Rendon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon participates in a roundtable discussion in honor of the 44th Washington Conference on the Americas, hosted by the Council of the Americas and Department of State, at the Mexican Cultural Institute.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a reception as part of the 44th Washington Conference on the Americas, at the Mexican Cultural Institute.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

7:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a dinner in honor of Former Secretary General of the Arab League Amr Moussa, hosted by UAE Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef Al Otaiba, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

Under Secretary Novelli is on travel from May 5 through May 9 to participate in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Ministerial Council meeting in Paris, attend the G-7 Sous-Sherpa meetings in Brussels, and hold bilateral business meetings in London.

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli meets with State Secretary for Digital Issues Axelle Lemaire, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli meets with Secretary-General for Oceans Michel Aymeric, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli meets with State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs Stefan Kapferer, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli meets with Second Vice Minister of the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs Cho Tae-yul, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli meets with Deputy Director General for Policy at the International Labor Organization Sandra Polaski, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli meets with Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli meets with Minister at the UK Ministry for Skills and Enterprise Matthew Hancock, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:05 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli participates in a discussion session, “Promoting Environmentally Sustainable Growth,” in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli attends a dinner hosted by Japanese Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy Akira Amari, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Stengel meets with People’s Republic of China Vice Minister of Education Hao Ping, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA DESAI BISWAL

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with Deputy Assistant Attorney General Bruce Swartz, at the Department of Justice, Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Canadian Assistant Deputy Minister for the Americas David Morrison, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

Assistant Secretary Russel is on travel to Hong Kong and Hanoi May 5-8. Please click here for more information.

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