March 27, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MARCH 27, 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 Acting Spokesperson Marie Harf. Please click here for more information.

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in Lausanne, Switzerland.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

3:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in Lausanne, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

9:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken meets with Japanese Liberal Democratic Party Vice President Masahiko Komura, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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 is on travel in 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.

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

7:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon attends a working breakfast with U.S. Ambassador to Nepal Peter Bodde, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon delivers remarks at the Brazil and Development in the 21st Century Symposium: “Lessons Learned and Steps Forward,” at the Elliott School of International Affairs, in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon meets with U.S. Ambassador to Argentina Noah Mamet, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon meets with U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Anthony Gardner, at the Department of State. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:45 p.m. Counselor Shannon meets with U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait Doug Silliman, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon meets with U.S. Ambassador to Sudan Jerry Lanier, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with U.S. Ambassador to Denmark Rufus Gifford, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein Suzi LeVine, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS EVAN RYAN

8:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Ryan delivers remarks at the Forum on Education Abroad, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Pleaseclick here for more information
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

3:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski meets with Justice Trust Executive Director Roger Normand and Justice Trust Myanmar Country Director Yee Htun, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL

8:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Russel participates in the East Asian and Pacific Affairs Chiefs of Mission Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield is on travel to Abuja, Nigeria as the head of U.S. official diplomatic observation mission for the March 28 presidential and national assembly elections. Please click here for more information.