May 4, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MAY 4, 2015


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Nairobi, Kenya. He is accompanied by Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall, Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Michelle Bond, Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield, NSC Senior Director for African Affairs Grant Harris, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees, and Migration Catherine Wiesner, Chief of Staff Jon Finer, Acting Spokesperson Marie Harf, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS. Please click here for more information.

8:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with the staff and families of Embassy Nairobi, in Nairobi, Kenya.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate those killed in the August 7, 1998 U.S. Embassy bombing, at Memorial Park in Nairobi, Kenya.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, in Nairobi, Kenya.

(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Members of the Coalition for Reform and Democracy, in Nairobi, Kenya.

(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

12:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Kenyan Chief Justice Willy Mutunga, in Nairobi, Kenya.

(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

3:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with refugee leaders from the Dadaab refugee camp and participates in a roundtable via video conference with students in Dadaab, in Nairobi, Kenya.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a press availability, in Nairobi, Kenya.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:50 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry hosts a working dinner for Kenyan business leaders, in Nairobi, Kenya.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

10:45 a.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken meets with Burmese Parliament Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

2:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom meets with Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.

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

Under Secretary Novelli is on travel to San Francisco, California from May 4 to 7 for consultations with Tech leaders, to address the local business community, and conduct environmental meetings.

1:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli visits the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, in Berkeley, California.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli participates in the EU innovators roundtable with Italian Consul General, EC Commission representatives, and executives of European incubators in Silicon Valley, in San Francisco, California.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli participates in a World Affairs Council roundtable on Encryption and Privacy, in San Francisco, California.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli attends a dinner with WildAid board members and donors, in San Francisco, California.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION THOMAS COUNTRYMAN

Assistant Secretary Countryman attends the 2015 NPT Review Conference through May 8 at the UN in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR TOM MALINOWSKI

Assistant Secretary Malinowski is on travel to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to engage in World Press Freedom events and participate in the Fifth Annual Freedom Online Coalition Conference.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

Assistant Secretary Russel meets with Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for North American and Oceanian Affairs Cong Peiwu, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

Assistant Secretary Russel meets with Republic of Korea Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs Hwang Joon-kook, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:30 p.m. Ambassador Russell hosts a luncheon for the International Council on Women’s Business Leadership, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell meets with Abbott Divisional Vice President of Global Citizenship & Policy Katherine Pickus, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)