April 15, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
APRIL 15, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Lubeck, Germany. He is accompanied by Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs Tom Sullivan, Acting Spokesperson Marie Harf, and Vice Admiral Kurt TIdd, JCS. Please click here for more information.

8:45 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a welcome reception and family photo with G7 Foreign Ministers, in Lubeck, Germany.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

9:15 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in the G7 Foreign Ministers Morning Plenary Session, in Lubeck, Germany.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

3:45 p.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken joins Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi at a Chief of Mission plenary session of the Counter-ISIL /Daesh Coalition, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken delivers remarks at the Council of Foreign Relations annual Paul C. Warnke Lecture on International Security. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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 to Lubeck, Germany for the G-7 Ministerial Meetings through April 15.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

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

Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with officials at the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Interior, in Riga, Latvia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:45 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli delivers remarks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) -hosted conference on U.S. India Economic Engagement, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

10:30 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with President of Transportation Trades Department of the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) Ed Wytkind, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Ethiopian Finance Minister Ahmed Sufian, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR CIVILIAN SECURITY, DEMOCRACY, AND HUMAN RIGHTS SARAH SEWALL

1:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sewall meets with His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

Under Secretary Stengel is on travel to Jakarta, Indonesia from April 14 through April 15. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA BISWAL

7:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal attends a dinner in honor of Indian Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

9:10 a.m. Assistant Secretary Brownfield delivers keynote remarks at the plenary session for the “Towards a More Safe and Secure World” International Visitor Leadership Program event for international judicial, law enforcement, and security officials, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Attending media must RSVP to eca-press@state.gov

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

8:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson speaks to the Democratic Budget Group (DBG) on Capitol Hill.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland is on travel to Warsaw, Poland, and Istanbul, Turkey from April 14 through April 17. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Executive Vice President, International, Neil Turkewitz, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS EVAN RYAN

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Ryan delivers opening remarks at the plenary session for the “Towards a More Safe and Secure World” International Visitor Leadership Program event for international judicial, law enforcement, and security officials, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Attending media must RSVP to eca-press@state.gov

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Ryan meets with Iraqi Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Hussein Ibrahim al-Shahristani, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield is on travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from April 14 through April 18.