March 06 - Friday

March 6, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MARCH 6, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to London, United Kingdom. He is accompanied by Chief of Staff Jon Finer, Spokesperson Jen Psaki, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS. Please click here for more information.

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DEPUTY SECRETARY TONY 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

3:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom delivers remarks at a reception honoring the 2015 recipients of the Secretary of State's International Women of Courage awards. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is on travel to Paris, France.

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 FOR CIVILIAN SECURITY, DEMOCRACY, AND HUMAN RIGHTS SARAH SEWALL

Under Secretary Sewall is on travel to Colombia, where she will underscore continued U.S. support for the Government of Colombia’s efforts to achieve a just and lasting peace that will result in greater security and prosperity for its citizens. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brownfield hosts a Facebook Q&A on wildlife trafficking at www.facebook.com/usdos. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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 WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Vice President of Amway Corporation Richard Holwill, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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 to March 9, for a series of strategic discussions on international security. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with 2015 International Women of Courage Awardees Beatrice Epaye and Marie Claire Tchecola, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield attends the Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield attends a reception in honor of the Republic of Ghana’s 58th Anniversary of Independence, at the Embassy of the Republic of Ghana.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE STEPHEN RAPP

Ambassador Rapp is on travel to Geneva, Switzerland, to participate in meetings on international justice issues.

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

3:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell delivers remarks at a reception honoring the 2015 recipients of the Secretary of State's International Women of Courage awards. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre-set time for video cameras: 2:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.