April 30, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE

APRIL 30, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

10:30 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders, at the Department of State.

(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

Pre set time for video cameras: 9:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

11:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks to members of the Foreign Affairs Policy Board, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Syrian Opposition Council President Khaled Khoja, at the Department of State.

(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

6:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry hosts a dinner for members of the Foreign Affairs Policy Board, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre set time for video cameras: 10:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 11:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

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.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is on travel to Dhaka, Bangladesh. Please click here for more information.

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 more information on the NPT, please click here.

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

10:45 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Australia’s Special Envoy on Governance Issues for the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Ian Watt, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Bumble Bee Foods CEO Chris Lischewski and Pike Associates CEO Jeff Pike, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli participates in a press briefing to discuss Trade Promotion Authority, the Trans Pacific Partnership, and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, at the Foreign Press Center in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.

(OPEN TO FOREIGN PRESS ONLY)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

3:15 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a QDDR meeting with Special Representative for the QDDR Tom Perriell, at the United States Institute of Peace. The event will be streamed live on the USIP YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/usinstituteofpeace

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

Interested media should RSVP to sruder@usip.org

5:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a dinner and reception for Secretary Kerry’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA BISWAL

Assistant Secretary Biswal accompanies Under Secretary Sherman on travel to Dhaka, Bangladesh. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson delivers remarks at the Migration Policy Institute, in Washington, D.C.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

Assistant Secretary Malinowski is on travel to Bujumbura, Burundi to meet with Burundi government officials and NGO members in advance of the 2015 elections.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Nuland joins Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders, at the Department of State.

(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

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.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with former Congressman Henry Waxman, in Washington D.C.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends a dinner and reception for Secretary Kerry’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL MILITARY AFFAIRS PUNEET TALWAR

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Talwar meets with Jordanian Ambassador to the U.S. Alia Bouran and Her Royal Highness Jordanian Princess Aisha Bint Al Hussein, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Talwar meets with Indonesian Ambassador to the U.S. Budi Bowoleksono at the Embassy of Indonesia in Washington, D.C.

(CLOSED MEDIA COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

7:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield delivers remarks at the Ethiopian Community Development Council’s 21st National Conference Banquet, in Arlington, Virginia.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANDREW O’BRIEN

3:30 p.m. Special Representative O’Brien meets with Head of Global Strategic Partnerships at Target Ike Umunnah, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. Special Representative O’Brien attends a dinner and reception for Secretary Kerry’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)