January 28, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
JANUARY 28, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

4:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry attends an Armed Forces Farewell Tribute event in honor of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, at the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, in Fort Myer, Virginia.
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DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

2:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom meets with Standard Chartered Bank Chairman Sir John Pearce and representatives of the Standard Chartered Bank, in Washington, D.C.
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USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

4:00 p.m. Administrator Shah attends the Powering Africa Summit, in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.
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UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is on travel to China, Korea and Japan from January 25 through January 31 for meetings with government officials and non-governmental experts to advance relationships in these countries. Please click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

3:15 p.m. Under Secretary Richard Stengel addresses a group of Youth Ambassadors from Brazil, at the Department of State.
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UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT CATHERINE NOVELLI

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Standard Chartered Bank CEO Peter Sands, at the Department of State.
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11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with National Federation of the Blind Manager of Government Affairs Lauren McLarney, at the Department of State.
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3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with U.S. Ambassador to South Africa Patrick Gaspard, at the Department of State.
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4:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Jordanian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Doctor Ibrahim Saif, at the Department of State.
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COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

Counselor Shannon is on travel to Miami, Florida through January 29 to participate in the U.S. Southern Command Conference on “The Changing Security Landscape in the Northern Triangle: Providing New Opportunities.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

11:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with U.S. Northern Commander Admiral William Gortney, at the Department of State.
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2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) President Luis Alberto Moreno, at the Department of State.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR TOM MALINOWSKI

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski attends a meeting at the White House.
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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

1:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell attends the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security Ministerial Roundtable Series featuring Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom, in Washington D.C. Please click here for more information.
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4:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell participates in a panel discussion with Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom on “Global Security and Gender,” at the United States Institute of Peace, in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.
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