April 27, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
APRIL 27, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

9:30 a.m. Secretary Kerry and Secretary Carter meet with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and Japanese Defense Minister Gen Nakatani as part of the U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee (2+2) meeting, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, in New York City. Please click here for more information.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

11:15 a.m. Secretary Kerry, Secretary Carter, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, and Japanese Defense Minister Gen Nakatani hold a joint press availability, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, in New York City. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre-set for video cameras and still photographers: 9:15 a.m. on the 18th floor of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.
Final access for print journalists: 10:30 a.m. on the 18th floor of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.

1:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, at the UN in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

2:15 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, at the UN in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

3:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the 2015 Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference, at the UN.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

4:15 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

Deputy Secretary Blinken is on travel to Colombia and Mexico from April 27 through April 30. 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

9:00 a.m. Under Secretary Sherman delivers remarks on the EU-coordinated P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran at the biennial leadership policy conference of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC) at the Doubletree Hotel, in Crystal City, Arlington. The remarks will be streamed live at www.rac.org. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Preset time for video cameras: 8:30 a.m.
Final access for journalists and still photographers: 8:45 a.m.
Media interested in attending should RSVP online at https://racrj.wufoo.com/forms/press-rsvp-consultation-on-conscience/.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

3:45 p.m. Under Secretary Stengel delivers closing remarks at the Association of Opinion Journalists Conference, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

3:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Rock Creek Global Advisors, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESSS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge assists with the State Visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA DESAI BISWAL

Assistant Secretary Biswal is on travel to New Delhi, India from April 27 through April 29.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

Assistant Secretary Countryman attends the 2015 Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference from April 27 through May 22 at the United Nations, in New York City.

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Countryman accompanies Secretary Kerry at the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference, at the UN. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UN)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

11:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson delivers remarks at the National Conference of the Association of Opinion Journalists, in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

For media interested in attending contact Liz Detmeister 202-647-7164.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR TOM MALINOWSKI

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski moderates a “Panel Discussion on Journalism and Media Freedom in China,” at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Media interested in attending contact Chanan Weissman: WeissmanC@state.gov (202) 647-4043.

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski meets with Vietnamese Ambassador to the U.S. Pham Quang Vinh, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends a luncheon in honor of the William R. Rivkin Award at the American Foreign Service Association, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Kiev Mayor Vitaliy Klychko, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL

Assistant Secretary Russel accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to New York City for the U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee (2+2) meeting. 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.

SPECIAL ENVOY AND COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AMOS HOCHSTEIN

1:00 p.m. LOCAL Special Envoy Hochstein delivers remarks at the American Chamber of Commerce Luncheon on “Bilateral Energy Cooperation,” in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANDREW O’BRIEN

Special Representative O’Brien accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to New York City. Please click here for more information.