February 19, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FEBRUARY 19, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

8:45 a.m. Secretary Kerry delivers opening remarks at on "Outlining an Action Agenda to Counter Violent Extremism," during the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry participates in Session 2 on "Cultivating Economic Opportunity for Communities Vulnerable to Radicalization," during the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with White House National Security Advisor Susan Rice, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:45 p.m. Secretary Kerry participates in Session 3 on “Weakening the Legitimacy and Resonance of Violent Extremism,” during the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Danish Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 1:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for writers and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

3:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Pakistani Minister of Interior Nisar Ali Khan, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for writers and still photographers: 2:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

3:45 p.m. Secretary Kerry participates in Session 4 on “Building Secure and Resilient Communities that Reject and Condemn Violent Extremism,” during the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:45 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with UN Secretary General Ban-ki moon, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, and EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:45 p.m. Secretary Kerry participates in the closing session on the “Vision of the Future, Building a Global Partnership Against Violent Extremism,” during the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:15 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 5:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for writers and still photographers: 5:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

DEPUTY SECRETARY TONY BLINKEN

9:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken moderates a session on “Understanding Violent Extremism Today,” during the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken hosts Indian Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar for a working lunch, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken meets with Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Dayri, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken meets with Chadian Foreign Minister Moussa Faki, Cameroonian Foreign Minister Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo, Nigerian Foreign Minister Aminu Wali, and Nigerien Foreign Minister Mohamed Bazoum, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman, along with the U.S. negotiating team, is on travel to Geneva, Switzerland, for discussions with Iranian officials, in the context of the P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran. Please click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

Under Secretary Stengel participates in the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, at the Department of State.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

7:00p.m. Under Secretary Gottemoeller speaks with the Women’s Foreign Policy Network, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

10:15 a.m. Counselor Shannon attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon meets with 21st Century Fox Inc. Government Affairs Executive Vice President Michael Regan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon participates in the 180th Foreign Service Generalist and 6th Consular Adjudicators – Limited Non-Career Appointment (CA-LNA) Orientation Class Diplomatic Reception, at the Foreign Service Institute.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETE SELFRIDGE

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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA DESAI BISWAL

8:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal attends the opening remarks on "Outlining an Action Agenda to Counter Violent Extremism," during the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, at the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m.. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with United Nations Under Secretary General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal joins Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM R. BROWNFIELD

Assistant Secretary Brownfield is on travel to Peru to meet with Peruvian President Ollanta Humala to discuss cooperation on security and counternarcotic efforts.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

2:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Uruguayan Foreign Minister Luis Almagro, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

8:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin delivers remarks at a luncheon hosted by the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC), in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Russel meets with Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs Yasuhide Nakayama, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

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

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

Director McKean participates in the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, at the Department of State.

6:30 p.m. Director McKean attends the presentation of the 2014 Wilhelm Wachtmeister Award to Swedish Ambassador to the U.S. Jonas Hafström and Mrs. Eva Hafström, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)