January 27, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
JANUARY 27, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of President Obama’s delegation to offer condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, on the passing of the King Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz.

PM Secretary Kerry follows President Obama's schedule.

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken testifies at a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing on “Perspectives on the Strategic Necessity of Iran Sanctions,” on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

Administrator Shah travels to Berlin, Germany, to attend the Gavi vaccine replenishment conference. Please click here for more information.

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

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with U.S. Arctic Research Commission Chairman Fran Ulmer, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with International Air Transport Association (IATA) Vice President of External Affairs Paul Steele, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with World Wildlife Fund CEO Carter Roberts, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

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

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge accompanies President Obama on travel to India. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA DESAI BISWAL

Assistant Secretary Biswal accompanies President Obama on travel to India. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AFFAIRS SHEBA CROCKER

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker attends the Annual Commemoration of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, at the U.S. Holocaust Museum, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker meets with New Zealand’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Jim McLay, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Representative Jeff Duncan, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS TORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland delivers remarks at the Brookings Institution, in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

Assistant Secretary Rivkin is on travel to Frankfurt, Germany. Please click here for more information.

10:45 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Management Board of Fresenius Chairman Ulf M. Schneider, in Frankfurt, Germany.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Germany Managing Director Andreas Povel and Morgan Stanley Bank AG, Frankfurt Chairman of the Supervisory Board Lutz Raettig, in Frankfurt, Germany.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:30 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin tours international design and visual effects company Pixomondo and meets with representatives of the company, in Frankfurt, Germany.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS EVAN RYAN

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Ryan meets with Japanese Ambassador to the U.S. Kenichiro Sasae, 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 28. Please click here for more information.

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

Ambassador Russell meets with Save the Children President and CEO Carolyn Miles, at the Department of State.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

12:00 p.m. Director McKean attends a meeting at the Council on Foreign Relations, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:00 p.m. Director McKean attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)