Friday, June 27, 2014
DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE JUNE 27, 2014
JUNE 27, 2014
SECRETARY JOHN KERRY
Secretary Kerry is on travel to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is accompanied by National Security Council Director on Gulf Affairs Elisa Catalano and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS.
3:20 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Syrian Opposition Coalition President Ahmad Jarba, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
4:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS
10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns officiates the swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Ambassador-designate to Peru Brian Nichols, at the Department of State.
11:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
4:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.
DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM
Deputy Secretary Higginbottom attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.
UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT CATHY NOVELLI
2:45 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli attends a meeting at the Department of Commerce.
UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL
3:30 p.m. Under Secretary Stengel participates in a reception and discussion on leadership for J-1 Exchange Visitors, at the U.S. Mission to the UN.
COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON
10:00 a.m. Counselor Shannon attends the swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Ambassador-designate to Peru Brian Nichols, at the Department of State.
1:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a meeting at the White House.
3:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon meets with USAID Administrator Raj Shah, at USAID.
CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE
Ambassador Selfridge leads an Experience America trip to Seattle, Washington with members of the foreign Diplomatic Corps and their spouses from June 24th-28th. Experience America trips build relationships, encourage business investment and trade, provide a forum for dialogue, and create opportunity for interchange between Chiefs of Diplomatic Missions and American leaders in a wide array of fields.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA DESAI BISWAL
11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with United States Enrichment Corporation Director of Government Programs Dr. Vijay Sazawal, at the Department of State.
1:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with U.S. Pacific Command Commander Admiral Samuel J. Locklear, III, at the Department of State.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN
1 00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Countryman meets with French Secretary General for Defense and National Security Francis Delon, at the Department of State.
3 00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Countryman hosts an NGO roundtable on the elimination of Syria’s chemical weapons, at the Department of State.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD
Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield participates in the 23rd African Union Summit, in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea from June 24-28.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON
10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends the swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Ambassador-designate to Peru Brian Nichols, at the Department of State.
3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson delivers opening remarks for a panel on “Issues Affecting the Caribbean Sea,” at the Department of State.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND
Assistant Secretary Nuland is on travel to Dublin, Belfast, and Reykjavik.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS EVAN RYAN
9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Ryan meets with Chinese Minister of Culture Cai Wu, at the Department of State.
4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Ryan speaks at the pre-departure orientation for outbound Fulbright scholars going to the Middle East and North Africa and the Western Hemisphere, in Washington, DC.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR TOM MALINOWSKI
Assistant Secretary Malinowski is on travel to Rangoon, Burma through June 30.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD
Assistant Secretary Richard is on travel to Managua, Nicaragua where she will attend the Regional Conference on Migration.
AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA
9:45 a.m. Ambassador CdeBaca speaks at the Students Opposing Slavery event at the Lincoln Cottage, in Washington, DC.
3:00 p. m. Ambassador CdeBaca testifies on the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, on Capitol Hill.