March 3, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MARCH 3, 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 click ‎here for more information.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in Montreux, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL  Secretary Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in Montreux, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

2:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom attends an event hosted by President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama on expanding efforts to help adolescent girls worldwide attend and stay in school, at the White House. The event will be streamed live here.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE WHITE HOUSE)

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 here for 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.

Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with counterparts in Hanoi, Vietnam, to discuss the U.S.-Vietnam bilateral relationship during the 20th anniversary of normalized relations, as well as regional security, security cooperation, maritime security, and the upcoming Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conferences.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli participates in a Google+ Hangout to highlight World Wildlife Day, at the Department of State. The Hangout will be broadcasted live on the State Department’s Google+ page and YouTube channel. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli attends the National Geographic World Wildlife Day Reception, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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 attends meetings on the margins of the 28th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, in Geneva, Switzerland. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

8:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Richard delivers the keynote address at the United Nations Foundation Shot@Life Champions Summit, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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.

8:30 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with representatives of local American companies, in Algiers, Algeria.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin and Assistant Secretary Patterson meet with CEOs from a range of Algerian companies, in Algiers, Algeria.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Russel meets with Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director-General for North America Koji Tomita, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Russel meets with Philippine Ambassador to the U.S. Jose Cuisia, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

2:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell attends an event hosted by President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama on expanding efforts to help adolescent girls worldwide attend and stay in school, at the White House. The event will be streamed live here.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE WHITE HOUSE)