May 15, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MAY 15, 2015


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Beijing, China. He is accompanied by Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Susan Thornton, National Security Council Senior Director for Asian Affairs Evan Medeiros, Chief of Staff Jon Finer, Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS. Please click here for more information.

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

9:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken delivers opening remarks at the U.S.-ASEAN Dialogue, at the Department of State.
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DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

12:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom swears in the 116th Civil Service class, in Washington, D.C.
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UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is on travel to Vienna, Austria, for the EU-coordinated P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran. Please click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

9:00 a.m. Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Ambassadors to discuss the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference, at the George Washington University’s Elliott School for International Affairs, in Washington, D.C.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

Assistant Secretary Countryman attends the 2015 NPT Review Conference from May 13 through May 15 at the United Nations, in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with National Endowment for Democracy 2015 Democracy Award recipients Mitzy Ledezma, Lilian Tintori, and Tamara Suju, at the Department of State.
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9:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets Department of Commerce officials at the Department of State.
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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland is on travel to Kyiv, Ukraine through May 16. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Russel hosts the U.S.-ASEAN Dialogue, at the Department of State.
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AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES CATHERINE RUSSELL

Ambassador Russell is on travel in Burma. Please click here for more information.

OFFICE OF GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE-STEPHEN RAPP

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Ambassador Rapp participates in a roundtable discussion on international criminal justice and accountability for mass atrocities, at the Center for Justice and Accountability and Humanity United, in San Francisco, California.
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