April 9, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
APRIL 9, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry travels to Panama City, Panama. He is accompanied by Western Hemisphere Affairs Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary John Feeley, Legislative Affairs Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tom Sullivan, Acting Spokesperson Marie Harf, and Director of Policy Planning David McKean. Please click here for more information.

8:30 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry participates in the U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue with Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar, at the Department of State.
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Pre set time for video cameras: 8:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance

Final access time for writers and photographers: 8:45am from 23rd Street Entrance

9:45 a.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the Department of State’s Economic Leadership Day, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:45 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the “Foro de Rectores de Las Americas,” in Panama City, Panama. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin, in Panama City, Panama.
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7:05 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry attends the Summit of the Americas Foreign Minister’s Reception, in Panama City, Panama.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman hosts a working lunch for the U.S-Kyrgyzstan Annual Bilateral Consultations, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on travel from April 9-17. Please click here for more information.

Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with various counterparts at the Holy See to discuss arms control and nonproliferation issues, including the upcoming Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference (NPT RevCon). She is joined by Principal Deputy Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration Madelyn Creedon.

6:00 p.m. Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Italian Under Secretary of State Benedetto Della Vedova to discuss international security issues in Rome, Italy.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR PETER SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge accompanies President Obama on travel to Jamaica and Panama. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA BISWAL

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with IBM Vice President for Government and Regulatory Affairs Chris Padilla, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal participates in U.S. – Kyrgyzstan Annual Bilateral Consultations, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal attends a reception in honor of Kyrgyzstan Minister of Foreign Affairs Erlan Abdyldaev, hosted by the Embassy of Kyrgyzstan, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson accompanies President Obama on travel to Jamaica and Panama. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

Assistant Secretary Rivkin is on travel to Panama as part of the U.S. delegation to the Summit of the Americas.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield meets with Congolese Ambassador to the U.S. Serge Mombouli, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Russell is on travel to Panama as part of the U.S. Delegation to the Summit of the Americas. Please click here for more information.