April 24, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
APRIL 24, 2015


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Iqaluit, Canada. He is accompanied by Special Representative for the Arctic Robert Papp, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs David Balton, Senior Arctic Official Julia Gourley, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs Tom Sullivan, Acting Deputy Spokesperson Jeff Rathke, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS. Please click here for more information.

10:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in the Arctic Council Ministers meeting, in Iqaluit, Canada.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry attends the Ministerial working lunch with Permanent Participants, in Iqaluit, Canada.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in the Arctic Council Ministerial meeting, in Iqaluit, Canada.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:25 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with U.S. Permanent Participants, in Iqaluit, Canada.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry holds a press availability, in Iqaluit, Canada.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in the Arctic Economic Council meeting, in Iqaluit, Canada.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

7:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Danish Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard, in Iqaluit, Canada.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

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

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 Vienna, Austria, with the U.S. negotiating team, for discussions in the context of the P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran. Please click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

12:45 p.m. Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Commander for North American Aerospace Defense Command Admiral Bill Gortney to discuss international security issues, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Under Secretary Sewall is on travel to Chicago to visit a refugee resettlement agency and meet with leadership of World Business Chicago and Chicago Sister Cities International. Please click here for more information.

2:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Sewall delivers remarks on “Atrocity Prevention,” at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, in Chicago, Illinois.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

The remarks will be streamed live here.

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

12:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a working lunch with Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Stefan M. Selig, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends the Malbec World Day reception, at the Embassy of Argentina.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA BISWAL

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with UN Under Secretary General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR THE BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS SHEBA CROCKER

Assistant Secretary Crocker is on travel to Geneva, Switzerland, and Copenhagen, Denmark, from April 20 through April 24. Please click here for more information.

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS MACON PHILLIPS

Coordinator Phillips is on travel to India from April 20 through April 30. Please click here for more information.

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

Ambassador Rapp is on travel to Brussels, Belgium, to meet with European External Action Service officials to discuss the EU Special Investigative Task Force and the Central African Republic Special Criminal Court.