March 17, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE

PUBLIC SCHEDULE

MARCH 17, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Lausanne, Switzerland. He is accompanied by U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, National Security Council Senior Director for Iran, Iraq, and the Gulf States Robert Malley, Chief of Staff Jon Finer, and Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf. Please click here for more information.

8:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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2:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken attends President Obama's meeting with Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny of Ireland, at the White House.

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DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to Lausanne, Switzerland, with the U.S. negotiating team 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 ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY, AND THE ENVIRONMENT CATHERINE NOVELLI

11:15 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Emirates CEO Tim Clark, at the Department of State.

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5:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli attends a meeting at the White House.

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CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge assists with the visit of Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny, at the White House.

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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA S. JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson is on travel to Havana, Cuba. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

Assistant Secretary Russel is on travel to the Republic of Korea from March 15 through March 17. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield is on travel to Bangui, Central African Republic for official meetings.

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

1:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell participates in a panel discussion on the "20th anniversary of the UN Fourth World Conference on Women," at the Australian Embassy, in Washington, D.C.

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AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE STEPHEN RAPP

Ambassador Rapp is on travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to meet with representatives of the African Union and participate in meetings on international justice issues, including the Extraordinary African Chambers in the Courts of Senegal.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANDREW O'BRIEN

8:00 a.m. Special Representative O'Brien attends a working breakfast at the Northern Ireland Bureau, in Washington, D.C.

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12:30 p.m. Special Representative O'Brien attends a working lunch with Northern Ireland business leaders, in Washington, D.C.

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2:30 p.m. Special Representative O'Brien meets with Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Ivan Lewis, in Washington, D.C.

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DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

Director McKean is on travel to Singapore, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Please click here for more information.