February 2, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
FEBRUARY 2, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

1:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid Al Attiyah, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

Preset time for video cameras: 12:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 12:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

DEPUTY SECRETARY TONY BLINKEN

Deputy Secretary Blinken attends meetings and briefings, in Washington, D.C.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

1:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom and USAID Administrator Shah brief the press on President Obama's FY 2016 Budget Request, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ADMINISTRATOR RAJ SHAH

1:30 p.m. Administrator Shah and Deputy Secretary Higginbottom brief the press on President Obama's FY 2016 Budget Request, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

4:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with British Ambassador to the U.S. Sir Peter Westmacott, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on travel from January 20th to February 9th. Please click here for more information.

On Monday, Under Secretary Gottemoeller leads the U.S. Delegation at the U.S.-China Security Dialogue in Beijing, China.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:15 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with European Parliament Delegation, S&D Chairman Gianni Pittella, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR THOMAS SHANNON

Counselor Shannon is on travel to Pakse, Laos, Hanoi, Vietnam, and United States Pacific Command (PACOM) from January 30 through February 7. Please click here for more information.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR PETE SELFRIDGE

10:30 a.m. Ambassador Selfridge hosts a State of the Administration Speaker Series for members of the Diplomatic Corps featuring United States Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 pm Ambassador Selfridge assists with Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid Al Attiyah, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA BISWAL

Assistant Secretary Biswal is on travel to Sri Lanka. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS SHEBA CROCKER

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker meets with President and Chief Executive Officer of the UN Foundation Kathy Calvin, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS MACON PHILLIPS

Coordinator Phillips is on travel to the United Kingdom and Belgium through February 4.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard meets with representatives from the Asia Foundation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with U.S. Ambassador-designate to Montenegro Margaret Uyehara, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield is on travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from January 23 through February 2 to attend the African Union’s (AU) Twenty-Fourth Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union and related events. She will meet with senior officials from AU member states to discuss the range of issues and challenges in Africa today. Please click here for more information.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

1:00 p.m. Director McKean participates in Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Qatari Foreign Minister al-Attiyah, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)