February 26, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FEBRUARY 25, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

11:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 10:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for writers and still photographers: 10:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

11:45 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 11:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for writers and still photographers: 11:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

2:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry participates in the U.S.-Djibouti Bi-National Forum with Djiboutian Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY TONY BLINKEN

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

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom meets with European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources Kristalina Georgieva, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

Under Secretary Stengel is on travel to Tampa, Florida to attend meetings at MacDill Air Force Base.

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

Counselor Shannon is on travel to Ghana, Mali and Senegal from February 21 through February 27. Please click here for more information.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETE SELFRIDGE

11:00 a.m. Ambassador Selfridge assists with Secretary Kerry’s meeting with the Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

1:30 a.m.
Ambassador Selfridge assists with Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA DESAI BISWAL

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal attends a reception, hosted by Mercy Corps, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL, VERIFICATION AND COMPLIANCE FRANK ROSE

Assistant Secretary Rose is on travel to Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, and India February 23 through March 9, for a series of strategic discussions on international security. Please click here for more information.

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

Assistant Secretary Malinowski is on travel to Tampa, Florida to attend meetings at MacDill Air Force Base.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Nuland joins Secretary Kerry’s bilateral meeting with Serbian Foreign Minster Ivica Dacic, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 10:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for writers and still photographers: 10:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.


11:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Nuland joins Secretary Kerry’s bilateral meeting with Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 11:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for writers and still photographers: 11:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

Assistant Secretary Rivkin is on travel to Detroit, Michigan. Please click here for more information.

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin participates in a roundtable discussion with representatives of businesses and local organizations at Tech Town, in Detroit, Michigan.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin tours the Shinola Factory with Shinola Founder Tom Kartsotis and Shinola President Jacques Panis, in Detroit, Michigan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin participates in a roundtable discussion with creative sector leaders at the Detroit Creative Corridor Center, in Detroit, Michigan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, in Detroit, Michigan.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with Djiboutian Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield joins Secretary Kerry at the U.S.-Djibouti Bi-National Forum with Djiboutian Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY ANNE RICHARD, BUREAU OF POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION

Assistant Secretary Richard is on travel to Tampa, Florida to attend meetings at MacDill Air Force Base.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANDREW O’BRIEN

Special Representative O’Brien is on travel to Northern Ireland through February 26. Please click here for more information.

10:30 a.m. LOCAL Special Representative O’Brien delivers remarks at the U.S. Naval Communications Awards at the STEM master class, in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:30 p.m.
LOCAL Special Representative O’Brien meets with representatives from the Chamber of Commerce, in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m.
Special Representative O’Brien meets with City Center Initiative Manager Jim Roddy, in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS MACON PHILLIPS

10:00 a.m. Coordinator Phillips delivers remarks at the US Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy meeting, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Media interested in attending the event please contact Chris Hensman HensmanCD@state.gov.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN
Director McKean is on travel to Tampa, Florida to attend meetings at MacDill Air Force Base.