March 13, 2015


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. He is accompanied by Deputy Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs John Desrocher, Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs Scott Nathan, Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Frank Lowenstein, Senior Advisor to the Secretary Ambassador David Thorne, National Security Council Director in the Middle East and North Africa Andrew Miller, Chief of Staff Jon Finer, and Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf. Please click here for more information.

10:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at a reception hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce of Egypt, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.
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1:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.
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1:45 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, and Jordanian King Abdullah II, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

3:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with the Heads of Delegation attending the Egypt Economic Development Conference, hosted by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.
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4:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry attends the opening plenary of the Egypt Economic Development Conference and delivers remarks, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

9:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry attends the Head of Delegation Dinner, hosted by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken meets with Syrian activists and opposition figures to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Syrian uprising, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

11:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom meets with Global Partnership for Education CEO Alice Albright and Global Partnership for Education Chair Julia Gillard, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY R. SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman attends meetings and briefings at the Department of State.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

10:45 a.m. Under Secretary Stengel participates in a media engagement with the 2015 International Women of Courage award winners, at the New York Foreign Press Center.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

Media interested in attending this event please RSVP at NYFPC@STATE.GOV

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Center for a Free Cuba Executive Director Frank Calzon, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson speaks at the graduation ceremony for Department of State Presidential Management Fellows, at the Department of State.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR TOM MALINOWSKI

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski attends a reception in celebration of the Second Anniversary of the Election of His Holiness Pope Francis, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, including representatives from the U.S.-Korea Business Council and the U.S.-Japan Business Council, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

11:30 a.m. Ambassador Russell meets with New Zealand Minister of Women and Land Information Louise Upston, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Ambassador Russell meets with Swedish Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Annika Molin Hellgren, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell meets with German Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth Manuela Schwesig, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)