April 1, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
APRIL 1, 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.

9:50 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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10:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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12:50 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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1:40 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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2:10 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

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

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is 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

9:30 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli meets with Singaporean Trade Minister Lim Hng Kiang, in Singapore.
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12:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli takes part in a luncheon with members of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Singapore, in Singapore.
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3:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli meets with Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary CheeWee Kiong, in Singapore.
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CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge leads an Experience America trip to the San Francisco Bay Area with members of the Diplomatic Corps and their spouses from March 29 through April 2. Experience America trips build relationships, encourage business investment and trade, provide a forum for dialogue, and create opportunity for interchange between Chiefs of Diplomatic Mission and American leaders in a wide array of fields.

Media interested in attending contact Jessica Andrews andrewsjj@state.gov.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA DESAI BISWAL

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, at the Department of Transportation.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AFFAIRS SHEBA CROCKER

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker meets with United Nations Environment Programme Executive Director Achim Steiner, at the Department of State.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

9:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in the Nasdaq Bell Ceremony Celebration, in New York City. Please click here for more information.
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9:50 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson delivers the opening keynote address at the Cuba Opportunity Summit, hosted by the Wharton School’s Lauder Institute, in New York City. Please click here for more information.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

Assistant Secretary Rivkin is on travel to the Republic of Korea and Japan through April 8. Please click here for more information.

8:15 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Mark Lippert, in Seoul, South Korea.
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8:30 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin participates in a working breakfast meeting with Korean entrepreneurship leaders, in Seoul, South Korea.
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12:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Korea (AmCham) Board of Governors, in Seoul, South Korea.
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3:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Republic of Korea Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs Lee Tae-ho, in Seoul, South Korea.
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3:45 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Republic of Korea Second Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Cho Tae-yul, in Seoul, South Korea.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

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

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

12:45 p.m. Ambassador Russell attends a meeting at the White House.
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SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANDREW O’BRIEN

9:30 a.m. Special Representative O’Brien delivers opening remarks at the Leveraging Volunteerism for Global Impact conference, hosted by the Peace Corps, in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.
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