February 3, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FEBRUARY 3, 2015


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

9:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks to the Plenary Session of partner Ambassadors of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:45 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Jordanian King Abdullah and Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Washington, D.C.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

10:15 a.m. Secretary Kerry and Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh participate in the signing of a three year Memorandum of Understanding for U.S. bilateral assistance to Jordan, at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Washington, D.C.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
All access for video cameras, still photographers, and journalists by: 8:45 a.m. in the GW Room of the Four Seasons Hotel.

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE ANTONY BLINKEN

10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken meets with Georgian Foreign Minister Tamar Beruchashvili, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken meets with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Al Hussein, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

10:00 a.m. Administrator Shah hosts a USAID all-agency town hall, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

11:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman briefs House of Representatives Leadership Chairs and Rankings on Iran, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with Japanese Ambassador to the U.S. Kenichiro Sasae, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman briefs Senate Leadership Chairs and Rankings on Iran, on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

9:15 a.m. Under Secretary Stengel delivers remarks to the Plenary Session of partner Ambassadors of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on travel from January 20through February 9. Please click here for more information. On Wednesday and Thursday, Under Secretary Gottemoeller leads the U.S. Delegation to the Sixth Annual P5 Conference in London, United Kingdom.

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

Counselor Shannon is on travel to Pakse, Laos, Hanoi, Vietnam, and United States Pacific Command (PACOM) from January 30 through February 7. Please click here for more information.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

10:15 a.m. Ambassador Selfridge assists with the signing of a three year Memorandum of Understanding for U.S. bilateral assistance to Jordan with Secretary Kerry and Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Washington, D.C.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA DESAI BISWAL

Assistant Secretary Biswal is on travel to Sri Lanka. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson testifies before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on “Understanding The Impact of U.S. Policy Changes On Human Rights And Democracy In Cuba,” on Capitol Hill. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY SFRC)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Richard meets with President of the Syrian Institute for Progress Saed Moujtahed, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard meets UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Al Hussein, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

7:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends Meridian’s Global Dialogue Dinner Series with Ambassador of France to the U.S. Gérard Araud, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS MACON PHILLIPS

Coordinator Phillips is on travel to the United Kingdom and Belgium through February 4.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANDREW O’BRIEN

2:00 p.m. Special Representative O’Brien hosts a Google+ Hangout to announce the opening of the 2015 P3 Impact Award applications. Please click here for more information on the P3 Award. Please click here to view the Google+ Hangout.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m. Special Representative O’Brien meets with representatives from Facebook, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)