February 13, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FEBRUARY 13, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

9:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at an event to welcome the inaugural class of Veterans Innovation Partnership (VIP) fellows, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
Pre-set time for video cameras: 8:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for still photographers and journalists: 8:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.

12:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry swears in the 136th Foreign Service Specialist Class and 113th Civil Service Orientation Class, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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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, in Washington, D.C.

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

2:00 p.m. Administrator Shah attends a Farewell Open House Celebration in his honor, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.

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

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Liliana Ayalde, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR THOMAS SHANNON

11:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon meets with U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Liliana Ayalde, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon participates as a mentor for the 180th A-100 class, at the Foreign Service Institute.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA BISWAL

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal attends a Farewell Open House Celebration in honor of USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah, at USAID.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR TOM MALINOWSKI

Assistant Secretary Malinowski meets with Kingdom of Bahrain Director General in the Office of the First Deputy Prime Minister Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND COORDINATOR FOR COUNTERTERRORISM TINA KAIDANOW

10:00 a.m. Ambassador Kaidanow meets with United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Head of Counter Terrorism Jennifer Anderson, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on travel to London to participate in meetings on international justice issues.