February 17, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FEBRUARY 17, 2015


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

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

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

11:00 a.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

3:45 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom meets with Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Elhadj As Sy, at the Department of State.
(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 PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Stengel meets with United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Anwar Gargash and UAE Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef Al Otaiba, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Under Secretary Stengel attends a Broadcasting Board of Governors dinner, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Egyptian Communications Minister Atef Helmy, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

11:15 a.m. Counselor Shannon participates as a mentor for the 180th A-100 class, at the Foreign Service Institute.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a dinner with Brazil’s new Finance Minister Joaquim Levy, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AFFAIRS SHEBA CROCKER

8:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker hosts a delegation from India, led by Ministry of External Affairs Joint Secretary Vikas Swarup, for the U.S.-India Dialogue on UN and Multilateral Issues, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

11:15 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Peruvian Ambassador to the U.S. Luis Castilla, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson hosts a working lunch for Brazilian Chargé d’Affaires Ricardo Guerra de Araujo, Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. Gary Doer, Chilean Chargé d’Affaires Mauricio Hurtado, Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. Luis Villegas, Mexican Deputy Chief of Mission Estivill Castro, Peruvian Ambassador to the U.S. Miguel Castilla, and Uruguayan Ambassador to the U.S. Carlos Pita, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard participates in an NGO roundtable to discuss the 2015 Burma Human Rights Dialogue, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES CATHERINE RUSSELL

3:15 p.m. Ambassador Russell meets with the First Lady of Afghanistan Rula Ghani, at the Embassy of Afghanistan, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)