May 18, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MAY 18, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Seoul, Republic of Korea, and Seattle, Washington. He is accompanied by Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel, 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.

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Korean President Park Geun-hye, in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

11:05 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

12:20 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry and Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se hold a joint press press availability, in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry delivers a speech on “An Open and Secure Internet: We Must Have Both," at Korea University, in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

5:40 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with staff and families of Embassy Seoul, as well as U.S. and Korea troops, in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

PM Secretary Kerry meets with staff at the Seattle Passport Agency, in Seattle, Washington.

PM Secretary Kerry meets with Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, in Seattle, Washington.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

Deputy Secretary Blinken is on travel to Vietnam, Indonesia, and Burma through May 23. Please click here for more information.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

1:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom meets with U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator Rear Admiral Tim Ziemer, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

3:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with Australian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Greg Moriarty, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on travel to Brussels, Belgium to chair the NATO Arms Control, Disarmament, Nonproliferation Committee meeting.

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

1:30 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge assists with the presentation of credentials of new ambassadors to the United States, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard is on travel to Raleigh, North Carolina for a series of meetings and consultations on refugee resettlement.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL

Assistant Secretary Russel accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to Beijing, Seoul, and Seattle. Please click here for more information.

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

Ambassador Russell is on travel to Burma from May 11 through May 18.

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

Ambassador Rapp is on travel to Sydney, Australia to hold meetings on international justice and accountability and participate in a panel discussion at Sydney University Law School.

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS MACON PHILLIPS

Coordinator Phillips is on travel to Latvia, Ukraine, and the Czech Republic from May 18 through May 22.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

2:30 p.m. Director McKean attends a meeting at the Department of Defense.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)