February 18, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FEBRUARY 18, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

2:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry hosts a signing ceremony for the Agreement to Enhance Post Air Quality Monitoring and Action Overseas with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Gina McCarthy
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre-set time for video cameras: 1:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for writers and still photographers: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

3:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry participates in the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism Foreign Fighters Ministerial, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(POOLED PRESS FOR OPENING REMARKS)

7:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry attends the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism reception for Heads of Delegation, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE FOR REMARKS))

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTHONY BLINKEN

1:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken meets with ASEAN ambassadors to discuss his recent trip to the Republic of Korea, China, and Japan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

11:15 Deputy Secretary Higginbottom meets with Norwegian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Hans Brattskar, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR CIVILIAN SECURITY, DEMOCRACY, AND HUMAN RIGHTS SARAH SEWALL

5:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sewall attends the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism reception for Heads of Delegation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Stengel meets with CEO of SocialEye Fadl Al Tarzi, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Stengel participates in the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism Foreign Fighters Ministerial, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

11:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Kazakh Prosecutor General Askhat Daulbaev, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR PETE SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge assists with the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, at the Department of State.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson delivers remarks at a lunch hosted by the Business Council for International Understanding, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland is on travel to Yerevan, Armenia. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

5:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism reception for Heads of Delegation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

5:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield attends the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism reception for Heads of Delegation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)