April 7, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
APRIL 7, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry has no public appointments.

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

Deputy Secretary Blinken is on travel to Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Tunisia from April 5 through April 10. Please click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY WENDY SHERMAN

2:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with former French Foreign Minister Hubert Vedrine, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with Ambassador of Egypt to the U.S. Mohamed Tawfik, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA BISWAL

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with members of the U.S. Tamil Political Action Council, at the Department of State.(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in a Foreign Press Center briefing on the Summit of the Americas, at the Foreign Press Center in Washington, D.C.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard is on travel to Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey, and Amman, Jordan from April 3 through April 8. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

Assistant Secretary Rivkin is on travel to Japan from April 3 to 8. Please click here for more information.

11:00 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Free Trade Agreement Committee Chairperson Yoshiaki Fujimori, New Work Style Committee Chairperson Sakie Fukushima, and New Work Style Committee Vice Chairman Takashi Mitachi to discuss economic issues, in Tokyo, Japan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends the New Economy Summit 2015, themed “Hello, Future,” and delivers remarks on “The Importance of a Free and Open Internet,” in Tokyo, Japan. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:30 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Liberal Democratic Party Vice-President Masahiko Komura to discuss economic issues, in Tokyo, Japan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Vice Minister Norihiko Ishiguro to discuss economic issues, in Tokyo, Japan.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL

Assistant Secretary Russel is on travel to Tokyo, Japan. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield meets with South African Ambassador to the U.S. Mninwa Johannes Mahlangu, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR AT LARGE FOR WAR CRIMES ISSUES STEPHEN RAPP

2:00 p.m. Ambassador Rapp participates in the commemoration of the 21st anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, “Kwibuka 21,” at the Rwandan Embassy in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)