January 13, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
JANUARY 13, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Islamabad, Pakistan. He is accompanied by Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Dan Feldman, Commander of CENTCOM General Lloyd Austin, National Security Council Senior Director for Afghanistan and Pakistan Jeff Eggers, Ambassador-at- Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Tina Kaidanow, Deputy Chief of Staff Jon Finer, Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS. Please click here for more information.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry attends the U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue, in Islamabad, Pakistan.
(OPEN PRESS FOR OPENING REMARKS)

9:50 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry holds a joint press availability with Advisor to the Pakistani Prime Minister for National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, in Islamabad, Pakistan.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

11:10 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a wreath laying ceremony with Pakistani Chief of Army Staff Raheel Sharif, in Islamabad, Pakistan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:25 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Pakistani Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, in Islamabad, Pakistan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

7:45 a.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom meets with Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs Caroline Atkinson and Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Sarah Bloom Raskin, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman travels to Geneva, Switzerland, with the American negotiating team, for meetings with Iranian officials in the context of the P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran. Please click here for more information.

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

6:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sewall delivers remarks on “Fragile States, Vulnerable People: The Human Trafficking Dimension,” at CSIS, in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Under Secretary Novelli is on travel to New Delhi, India for consultations with Indian government officials.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli participates in a working breakfast with industry leaders, hosted by American Chamber of Commerce, in New Delhi, India.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

10:30 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli participates in a roundtable with prominent NGOs and civil society groups that focus on the environment, in New Delhi, India.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

12:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli participates in a roundtable on Internet Governance with civil society groups, technical community, and entrepreneurs, organized by the Observer Research Foundation, in New Delhi, India.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli meets with Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in New Delhi, India.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli meets with Indian Secretary of Commerce and Industry Rajeev Kher, in New Delhi, India.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli meets with Indian Minister for Communication, Information, and Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad, in New Delhi, India.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:45 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli meets with Indian Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar, in New Delhi, India.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

4:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Japanese Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Takashi Uto, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

Assistant Secretary Countryman is on travel to Egypt, Jordan, Israel, and the UAE through January 20 for consultations on nonproliferation issues. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA S. JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson is on official travel to Houston, Texas.

8:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson delivers remarks at the American Jewish Committee’s National Immigration Symposium at Rice University, in Houston, Texas. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR TOM MALINOWSKI

3:30 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Malinowski attends the 2nd U.S.-Myanmar Human Rights Dialogue, in Rangoon, Burma. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS TORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland is on travel to Germany, Romania, Bulgaria, and France. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

4:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Additional Secretary and Director General of the Directorate of Currency at the Indian Finance Ministry Ajay Tyagi, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS EVAN RYAN

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Ryan hosts the first responders’ interagency meeting for cultural heritage at risk, 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 New York. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS PUNEET TALWAR

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Talwar meets with U.S. Ambassador to Dhaka Dan Mozena, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)