January 22, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
JANUARY 22, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to London, United Kingdom. He is accompanied by Under Secretary for Public Affairs Richard Stengel, Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Charles Rivkin, Senior Advisor to the Secretary Ambassador David Thorne, Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs Scott Nathan, Special Coordinator for Libya Jonathan Winer, Deputy Chief of Staff Jon Finer, Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS. Please click here for more information.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, in London, UK.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:05 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with the Counter ISIL Coalition Small Group, in London, UK.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

12:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, in London, UK.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry attends a meeting on Libya, in London, UK.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry holds a joint press availability with UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, in London, UK.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

5:45 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with EU Special Advisor Catherine Ashton, in London, UK.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

Deputy Secretary Blinken attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is on travel to Berlin, Germany, for meetings with the Political Directors of the G-7 in preparation for the G-7 Foreign Ministers meeting hosted by Germany later in the year. Please click here for more information.

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

Under Secretary Sewall is on travel to Brussels and London to consult with European counterparts on efforts to prevent violent extremism and mass atrocities, combat corruption, as well as to discuss Tibetan issues. Please click here for more information.

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

7:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli attends a working dinner hosted by Google, in Davos, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PREESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

Counselor Shannon is on travel to Guatemala City, Guatemala through January 28,for meetings with senior government officials and private sector representatives state and local government.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS ERIN BARCLAY

3:30 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Barclay meets with European Union External Action’s Head of Division for Conflict Prevention, Peacebuilding and Mediation Support Malgorzata Wasilewska, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AFFAIRS SHEBA CROCKER

Assistant Secretary Crocker is on travel to New York for meetings with UN officials and to attend an informal plenary session of the UN General Assembly related to the rise in anti-Semitic violence worldwide.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA S. JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson is on travel to Havana, Cuba. Please click here for more information.

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

Assistant Secretary Malinowski is on travel to La Paz, Bolivia to lead the U.S. delegation at the Presidential Inauguration of Bolivian President Evo Morales Ayma. Please click here for more information.

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

Assistant Secretary Richard is on travel to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, meeting with government officials, international and non-governmental organizations, and refugees. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

Assistant Secretary Rivkin accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to London, United Kingdom.

11:00 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Director of Prosperity Anna Clunes, Europe Director Vijay Rangarajan, and Head of Commercial and Economic Diplomacy Barry Lowen, at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, in London, UK.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

12:45 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin participates in a lunch roundtable with representatives of UK industry groups and think tanks, hosted by Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in London Elizabeth Dibble, in London, UK.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Matthew Barzun, in London, UK.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

Assistant Secretary Russel is on travel to Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, and Phnom Penh from January 18 through January 24. Please click here for more information.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANDREW O’BRIEN

3:00 p.m. Special Representative O’Brien meets with members of the Irish diaspora to discuss sports diplomacy programs, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Special Representative O’Brien meets with filmmaker Marcus Robinson, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM TINA KAIDANOW

10:30 a.m. Ambassador Kaidanow meets with Israeli Deputy Chief of Mission Reuven Azar, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR DEBORAH BIRX, U. S. GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR AND SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL HEALTH DIPLOMACY

Ambassador Birx accompanies Under Secretary Sewall on travel to Lusaka, Zambia for the Zambian Presidential Inauguration through Saturday, January 24.