February 12, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FEBRUARY 12, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

2:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry hosts an event with CEOs in support of the 2015 Milan Expo, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for still photographers and journalists: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

DEPUTY SECRETARY TONY BLINKEN

Deputy Secretary Blinken is on travel to the Republic of Korea, China, and Japan through February 14. Please click here for more information.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

2:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman joins Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for still photographers and journalists: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.


3:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy Lapo Pistelli, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

8:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with the New York Federal Reserve’s Integrated Policy Analysis Group, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli participates in the U.S.-China CEO Bilateral Investment Dialogue, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

12:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a working lunch with Korean Ambassador to the U.S. Ho-Young Ahn, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Singaporean Permanent Secretary Chee Wee Kiong, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETE SELFRIDGE

2:30 p.m. Ambassador Selfridge assists with Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson is on official travel in Miami, Florida to participate in meetings with local educational institutions.

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

Assistant Secretary Malinowski is on travel to Erbil, Iraq.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

9:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Rivkin chairs the 11th U.S.-Turkey Economic Partnership Commission (EPC) meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends a dinner hosted by Turkish Ambassador to the U.S. Serdar Kılıç in honor of the U.S.-Turkey Economic Partnership Commission (EPC) meeting, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

Assistant Secretary Russel is on travel to Beijing, China through February 12. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy Lapo Pistelli, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield participates in an AGOA Renewal Briefing for African Diplomatic Corps, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

OFFICE OF GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE-STEPHEN RAPP

Ambassador Rapp is on travel to Belgrade to participate in meetings with Serbian officials and NGOs on war crimes-related issues.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

12:00 p.m. Director McKean meets with Danish Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Taksoe-Jensen, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Director McKean joins Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for still photographers and journalists: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

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