April 28, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
APRIL 29, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

10:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry attends President Obama’s meeting with Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry co-hosts a lunch for Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, along with Vice President Biden, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry announces the release of the 2015 Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) report, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

7:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry attends President Obama’s State Dinner for Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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

4:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom participates in the release of the 2015 Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) report, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is on travel to New Delhi, India through April 29.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Under Secretary Gottemoeller participates in the U.S. Delegation to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference at the United Nations. Please click here for more information.

For general information on the NPT, please click here.

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

2:30 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Citigroup Managing Director and Global Head of Environmental Finance Michael Eckhart, in New York CIty.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:15 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with ocean advocate and maritime lawyer Lewis Pugh, in New York City.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli delivers remarks at the reception hosted by the U.S. Mission to the UN and Pew Charitable Trust on the Photographic Exhibition Launch of “Breaking the Ice: Protecting Antarctica’s Ross Sea,” in New York City.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

9:30 a.m. Under Secretary Stengel delivers remarks at a Model UN Conference, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Under Secretary Stengel attends the Broadcasting Board of Governors board meeting, in Washington D.C.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

1:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a State Luncheon, hosted by Vice President Biden and Secretary Kerry, in honor of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

9:00 a.m. Ambassador Selfridge assists with the State visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:30 p.m. Ambassador Selfridge assists with a State Luncheon, hosted by Vice President Biden and Secretary Kerry, in honor of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m. Ambassador Selfridge assists with the State Dinner in honor of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA BISWAL

Assistant Secretary Biswal accompanies Under Secretary Sherman on travel to New Delhi, India through April 29.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends a State Luncheon, hosted by Vice President Biden and Secretary Kerry, in honor of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield accompanies Under Secretary Sherman on travel to New Dehli, India.

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.

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

9:00 a.m. Ambassador Russell delivers remarks at the 2015 Open Square Summit, “Safe Passage: Gender-Based Violence and Global Education,” at the Carnegie Library in Washington, DC. Please click here for more information.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell attends a State Luncheon, hosted by Vice President Biden and Secretary Kerry, in honor of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell attends President Obama’s State Dinner in honor of Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANDREW O’BRIEN

1:00 p.m. Special Representative O’Brien attends a State Luncheon, hosted by Vice President Biden and Secretary Kerry, in honor of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

12:30 p.m. Director McKean meets with International Crisis Group President Jean-Marie Guehenno, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Director McKean attends a State Luncheon, hosted by Vice President Biden and Secretary Kerry, in honor of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at the Department of State.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)