March 12, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MARCH 12, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

9:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the Atlantic Council as part of the “Road to Paris Climate Series,” in Washington, D.C. Secretary Kerry’s remarks will be streamed live on 2009-2017.state.gov. Please click here for more information.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre-set time for video cameras: 7:30 a.m. from the loading dock at 15th and L NW Washington, D.C.

Final access time for still photographers and journalists: 8:30 a.m. from the loading dock at 15th and L NW Washington, D.C.

10:15 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with President Obama, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

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

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with People’s Republic of China Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General Wang Quan, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

7:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon attends a working breakfast with Mexican Ambassador to Brazil Beatriz Paredes, in Washington, D.C.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR PETE SELFRIDGE

1:30 p.m. Ambassador Selfridge hosts a State of the Administration briefing for the Diplomatic Corps with Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, at Blair House.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA BISWAL

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with members of the U.S. – Turkmenistan Business Council, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with Sri Lankan Ambassador to the U.S. Prasad Kariyawasam, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal attends a cultural event and reception hosted by the Embassy of Uzbekistan, in Washington, D.C.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS SHEBA CROCKER

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker delivers remarks on “Assessing the United Nations At Seventy” at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, D.C.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with representatives of the private sector on the Summit of the Americas, at the Chamber of Commerce.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski meets with Assistant Secretary General of the Al-Wefaq Political Society Khalil Al-Marzooq, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL MILITARY AFFAIRS PUNEET TALWAR

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Talwar meets with Jordanian Princess Aisha Bint Al Hussein and Jordanian Ambassador to the U.S. Dr. Alia Hatoug Bouran, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with South Sudanese Ambassador to the U.S. Garang Diing Akoung, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Russell delivers the U.S. statement to the 59th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, at the United Nations in New York. Please click here for more information.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

8:30 a.m. Ambassador Russell delivers opening remarks at an intergenerational event honoring activists who attended the Fourth World Conference on Women in 1995, at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York City. Please click here for more information.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell co-hosts a luncheon honoring the 2015 recipients of the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Awards, in New York City. Please click here for more information.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell participates in “Enabling Equality and Change: An Arm Chair Conversation,”a panel hosted by the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, in New York City. Please click here for more information.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANDREW O’BRIEN

10:00 a.m. Special Representative O’Brien meets with Founding Partner of Atlas Merchant Capital Will McDonough, in New York City. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Special Representative O’Brien attends a Visualize Milan tour, in advance of the Milan Expo, in New York City.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)