April 17, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
APRIL 17, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

10:30 a.m. Secretary Kerry attends President Obama’s meeting with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry swears in an A-100 class, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

11:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom delivers remarks at a World Bank roundtable, “Delivering the Post 2015 Development Agenda: Creating New Partnership” in Washington, D.C.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is on travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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.

10:50 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Estonian Defense Minister Sven Mikser, in Tallinn, Estonia.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Estonian Foreign Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus, in Tallinn, Estonia.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:45 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Gottemoeller visits the Baltic Air Policing mission at Amari Air Base and meets with U.S. military personnel, in Harjumaa, Estonia.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

8:30 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Iraq Minister of Finance Hoshyar Zebari and Acting Central Bank Governor Ali Ismail, at the World Bank.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:30 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Lebanon Ministry of Finance Director General Alain Bifani, at the World Bank.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Republic of Kazakhstan Minister for Economic Integration Zhanar Aitzhanova, at the World Bank.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Afghanistan Deputy Finance Minister for Revenue and Customs Gul Maqsood Sabit, at the World Bank.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Ukraine Minister of Economic Development and Trade Aivaras Abromavicius and National Bank of Ukraine Chair Valeriya Gontareva, at the World Bank.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Bangladesh Minister of Finance Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, at the World Bank.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Pakistan Minister of Finance Ishaq Dar, at the World Bank.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao, at the World Bank.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Chinese Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao, at the World Bank.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

Under Secretary Stengel is on travel to Singapore from April 16 through April 17. Please click here for more information.

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

9:00 a.m. Counselor Shannon participates in a roundtable discussion on leadership with Senator Coons and State Department Employees, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Deputy Chief of Mission to Colombia Benjamin Ziff, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERSAGE)

11:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

10:30 a.m. Ambassador Selfridge assists with President Obama’s meeting with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA BISWAL

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with Sri Lankan Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR THE BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS SHEBA CROCKER

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker meets with World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker meets with UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with British Columbia Premier Christy Clark, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

Assistant Secretary Rivkin is on travel to Los Angeles, California. Please click here for more information.

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin delivers remarks and participates in a discussion on U.S. trade priorities at the Pacific Council on International Policy’s Spring Conference, in Los Angeles, CA.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara, in Los Angeles, CA.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL MILITARY AFFAIRS PUNEET TALWAR

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Talwar delivers remarks on U.S –Norway relations at the Norwegian American Defense Conference, at the National Press Club.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Talwar meets with Danish Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Taksoe-Jensen, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED 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.

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

1:30 p.m. Ambassador Russell meets with Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves CEO Radha Muthiah, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell meets with President and CEO of The Hunger Project Asa Skogstrom Feldt, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

OFFICE OF GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE-STEPHEN RAPP

Ambassador Rapp is on travel to the United Kingdom to deliver remarks on diplomacy and international justice at Oxford University’s All Souls College as part of the “Project on Law and Diplomacy.”