March 2, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MARCH 2, 2015


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Montreux, Switzerland. He is accompanied by U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, ‎Assistant Secretary for International Organizations Affairs Sheba Crocker, Deputy Chief of Staff Jon Finer, Spokesperson Jen Psaki, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS. Please clickhere for more information.

8:30 a.m LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in Montreux, Switzerland.
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11:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry gives the U.S. Intervention at the 28th Session of the Human Rights Council, in Montreux, ‎Switzerland.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry holds a press availability, in Montreux, Switzerland.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, in Montreux, Switzerland.
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DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

Deputy Secretary Blinken is on travel to France, Moldova, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Ukraine through March 7. Please click here for more information.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

12:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom introduces Congressman John Lewis at the Department of State’s 2015 National African American History Month Program of the Open Forum series. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY R. SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to Montreaux, Switzerland for discussions with Iranian officials, in the context of the P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran. Please click herefor more information

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on travel to the Philippines, Vietnam, Australia, and New Zealand from February 27 through March 9. Please click here for more information.

8:00 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Gottemoeller observes U.S.-funded efforts to survey and clear Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) of war and meet with provincial level authorities and NGOs, in Quang Tri Province, Vietnam.
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COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

Counselor Shannon accompanies Vice President Biden on travel to Guatemala City, Guatemala through March 3.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

Assistant Secretary Countryman is on travel to Qatar, Germany, and the United Kingdom from March 2 through March 6 for Non-Proliferation Treaty and G-7 Nonproliferation Directors Group (NPDG) meetings. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AFFAIRS SHEBA CROCKER

Assistant Secretary Crocker accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to Geneva, Switzerland. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

Assistant Secretary Rivkin is on travel to Algiers and Tunis from March 1 to March 6. Please click here for more information.