January 23, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
JANUARY 23, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Davos, Switzerland. He is accompanied by USAID Administrator Raj Shah, Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine Novelli, 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, Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS. Please click here:  //2009-2017.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2015/01/236088.htm for more information.

 

2:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, in Davos, Switzerland.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

4:40 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

5:25 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with World Economic Forum Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab, in Davos, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry attends the World Economic Forum Reception, in Davos, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry attends a working dinner on Sustainable Development, hosted UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, in Davos, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

11:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken meets with Australian National Security Advisor Andrew Shearer, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum (WEF). Please click here: http://www.usaid.gov/news-information/press-releases/jan-21-2015-usaid-administrator-shah-travels-switzerland-world-economic-forum for more information

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman, along with the U.S. negotiating team, is on travel to Zurich, Switzerland, meeting with Iranian officials, January 23 and 24, 2015, in the context of the P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran. Please click here: //2009-2017.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2015/01/236166.htm for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

Under Secretary Stengel is on travel to London, United Kingdom.

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: //2009-2017.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2015/01/236134.htm for more information.

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

Under Secretary Novelli accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to Davos, Switzerland.

7:30 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli attends a working breakfast, hosted by the Organization for International Investment, in Davos, Switzerland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

8:30 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli attends a session on “Trade Governance,” at the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

10:30 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli attends a session on “Keeping Worldwide in the Web,” at the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:40 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli attends the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting with remarks by Secretary Kerry, in Davos, Switzerland.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli attends a reception, hosted by the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

7:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli accompanies Secretary Kerry at a working dinner with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, in Davos, Switzerland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA S. JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson is on travel to Havana, Cuba. Please click here: //2009-2017.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2015/01/236121.htm 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: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/01/13/president-obama-announces-presidential-delegation-plurinational-state-bo 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:  //2009-2017.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2015/01/235989.htm for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

Assistant Secretary Rivkin accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Please click here:  //2009-2017.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2015/01/236088.htm for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS EVAN RYAN

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Ryan delivers keynote remarks at the American Conference of Academic Deans Annual Meeting, in Washington, D.C.
(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:  //2009-2017.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2015/01/236065.htm for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with the AU AGOA Delegation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANDREW O’BRIEN

10:00 a.m. Special Representative O’Brien meets with Grant Thornton Director of the Irish Business Desk, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR AND SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL HEALTH DIPLOMACY AMBASSADOR DEBORAH BIRX

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