March 23, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE

PUBLIC SCHEDULE

MARCH 23, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry hosts President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah at Camp David. Secretary Kerry is accompanied by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, Defense Secretary Ash Carter, Deputy National Security Advisor Avril Haines, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, CIA Director John Brennan, Vice President of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral James Winnefeld, Jr., U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Michael McKinley, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Dan Feldman, and Commander of the Resolute Support Mission and U.S. Forces—Afghanistan General John Campbell. Please click here for more information.

10:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry participates in a meeting with President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah, at Camp David.

(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

11:45 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani, at Camp David.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry participates in a working lunch with President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah, at Camp David.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah, at Camp David.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry participates in a meeting with President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah, at Camp David.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry participates in a joint press availability with Defense Secretary Ash Carter, President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah, at Camp David.

(OPEN TO REGISTERED MEDIA)


DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

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


USAID ACTING ADMINISTRATOR AL LENHARDT

Acting Administrator Lenhardt participates in the U.S.-Afghanistan High Level Dialogue, at Camp David. Please click here for more information.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)


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

7:45 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli attends a monthly working breakfast with Deputy National Security Advisor for International Affairs Caroline Atkinson and Treasury Under Secretary for International Affairs Nathan Sheets, in Washington, D.C.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Permanent Representative of the U.S. to the UN and other International Organizations in Geneva Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia Jacob Wallace, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Tunisian political and business leader Mondher Ben Ayed, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:45 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Chair of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission Fran Ulmer, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia Joe Yun, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with U.S. Ambassador to Chile Mike Hammer, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with National Federation of the Blind representatives Scott LaBarre and Lauren McLarney, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

Counselor Shannon is on travel to San Antonio, Texas from March 21 through March 24, to participate in the World Affairs Council of San Antonio.


CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge assists with Secretary Kerry’s meetings with President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah, at Camp David. Please click here for more information.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR THE BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS SHEBA CROCKER

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker meets with International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson delivers remarks at the World Jewish Congress, in Washington D.C.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

8:15 a.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends the SelectUSA Investment Summit, in Washington, D.C.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends a reception hosted by French Ambassador to the U.S. Gérard Araud in honor of the French frigate “L'Hermione,” in Washington, D.C.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)