January 14, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
JANUARY 14, 2015


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Geneva, Switzerland. He is accompanied by Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, Former Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns, National Security Council Senior Director for Iran, Iraq, and the Gulf States Robert Malley, 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 meets with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, in Geneva, Switzerland.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE BOTTOM)

11:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in Geneva, Switzerland.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

Deputy Secretary Higginbottom attends meeting and briefings, at the Department of State.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah attends meetings and briefings, at USAID.

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.

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

9:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

11:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon attends the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a farewell reception for Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Mexico to the U.S. Ambassador Mabel Gomez Oliver, hosted by Ambassador of Mexico to the U.S. Eduardo Medina Mora, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA BISWAL

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal hosts a farewell lunch for Kyrgyzstani Ambassador to the U.S. Muktar Djumaliev, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with Sri Lankan Ambassador to the U.S. Prasad Kariyawasam, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal attends a reception at the Embassy of Sri Lanka, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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 DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR TOM MALINOWSKI

Assistant Secretary Malinowski attends the 2nd U.S.-Burma Human Rights Dialogue, in Rangoon, Burma. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS TORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland is on travel to Bucharest, Romania. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE C. RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard attends the 2nd U.S.-Burma Human Rights Dialogue, in Rangoon, Burma. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

9:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin delivers opening remarks at the U.S.-India Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Working Group meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with U.S. Customs and Border Protection Deputy Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan and Department of Homeland Security Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Engagement Mark Koumans, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

11:00a.m. Assistant Secretary Russel meets with Malaysian Ambassador to the U.S. Awang Adek, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30p.m. Assistant Secretary Russel meets with Vietnamese Ambassador to the U.S. Pham Quang Vinh, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS PUNEET TALWAR

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Talwar meets with Vietnamese Ambassador to the U.S. Pham Quang Vinh, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES CATHERINE RUSSELL

10:00 a.m. Ambassador Russell attends a Women in Public Service Project Advisory Council meeting, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)