January 16, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
JANUARY 16, 2015


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel in Paris, France. He is accompanied by Assistant Secretary for Europe and Eurasian Affairs Toria Nuland, Deputy Chief of Staff Jon Finer, Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS.

7:45 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, in Paris, France.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

8:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with French President François Hollande, in Paris, France.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY)

9:35 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a wreath laying ceremony with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius at Hyper Cacher Market, in Paris, France.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

10:10 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a wreath laying ceremony with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius at Charlie Hebdo Office, in Paris, France.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

12:35 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo, in Paris, France.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

12:50 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry delivers remarks with Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo, in Paris, France.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

Deputy Secretary Higginbottom attends meetings and briefings, in Washington, D.C.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is in 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 ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT CATHERINE NOVELLI

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli delivers a briefing on her November 2014 Africa trip to staff members of the Chamber of Commerce and representatives from private companies, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

10:00 a.m. Counselor Shannon participates inthe swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon meets with President and CEO of Partners of the Americas Stephen G. Vetter and Vice President for Partnerships and Leadership Programs Matthew Clausen, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge assists with visit of UK Prime Minister David Cameron, at the White House. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA BISWAL

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with Raytheon International President Tom Vecchiolla, 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 THE BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS SHEBA CROCKER

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker meets with Egyptian Ambassador to the U.S. Mohamed Tawfik, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

12:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets World Bank Vice President for Latin America & Caribbean Jorge Familiar, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield attends the swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with Ambassador of Kenya to the U.S. Njeru Githae, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard is on travel to Rakhine State, Burma, for meetings with state and local government officials, representatives of the Rohingya and Rakhine communities, and international and non-governmental organizations. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

10:05 a.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin delivers keynote remarks at the Digital India Roundtable event, in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with U.S. Ambassador-designate to Brunei Darussalam Craig Allen, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS EVAN RYAN

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Ryan delivers remarks at the Tunisia Community Colleges Scholarship Program Mid-Year Program Workshop, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Ryan meets with Korean Ambassador to the U.S. Ahn Ho-Young, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell meets with Director of Multilateral Policy at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom Paul Arkwright, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell meets with Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL General John Allen, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL ENVOY AND COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AFFAIRS AMOS HOCHSTEIN

9:00 a.m. Special Envoy and Coordinator Hochstein heads the U.S. Delegation of the Second Ministerial Roundtable at the International Renewable Energy Agency in Abu Dhabi and participates on a panel on the role of renewable energy in energy security.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)