May 5, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MAY 5, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Nairobi, Kenya, and Mogadishu, Somalia. 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.

8:20 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Kenyan civil society activists, in Nairobi, Kenya.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud and Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, in Mogadishu, Somalia.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:35 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud, Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, and regional leaders, in Mogadishu, Somalia.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Somali civil society activists, in Mogadishu, Somalia.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:10 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry delivers remarks, in Mogadishu, Somalia.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)
 

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

8:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom delivers remarks at a Bureau of International Organizations-hosted Senior Level Donor Meeting on Multilateral Reform, 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. Please click here for more information.

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli delivers remarks at the Bay Area Council, in San Francisco, California.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli participates in a roundtable with senior executives on the ‘Internet of Things,’ in San Francisco, California.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
 

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Brownfield delivers keynote remarks on efforts to combat wildlife trafficking at “Collaboration Across Borders,” a Meridian International Center panel discussion, in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
 

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 THE BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS SHEBA CROCKER

Assistant Secretary Crocker participates in the Senior Level Donors Meeting on multilateral reform and meetings associated with the Multilateral Organization Performance Assessment Network, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
 

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a meeting with representatives from ProMexico Group, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a reception celebrating Cinco de Mayo, at the Mexican Cultural Institute.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a reception celebrating Cinco de Mayo, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)
 

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Nuland marks the official restitution of five paintings by the Monuments Men Foundation to Germany that had been lost since World War II, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Access time for all press: 9:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street entrance.
 

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard meets with representatives from Refugee Council USA, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard attends a reception in honor of Kurdistan Regional Government President Masoud Barzani, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C.|
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
 

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with NPR CEO and President Jarl Mohn, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
 

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

Director McKean is on travel to El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Panama from May 4 through May 8. Please click here for more information.