May 19, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MAY 19, 2015


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Seattle, Washington. He is accompanied by Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel, 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 delivers a speech on the “Trans-Pacific Partnership,” at Boeing Company’s 737 Airplane Factory, in Seattle, Washington. Please click here for more information. The speech will be streamed live on 2009-2017.state.gov.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

For more information please contact Doug Adler doug.alder-jr@boeing.com 206-544-1814.

10:50 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry tours the Boeing Renton Airplane Factory, in Seattle, Washington.
(CLOSED 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

2:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom meets with Senator Bob Menendez, in Washington, D.C.
(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 ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Finland's Ministry of Defense Permanent Secretary Arto Räty, to discuss European security and arms control issues, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Under Secretary Gottemoeller attends the Nuclear Threat Initiative Board of Directors dinner, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

8:30 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli participates in a workshop co-hosted by the National Geographic Society, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the U.S. Department of State, at the National Geographic Society, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

3:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski attends a meeting on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski meets with Global Witness Land Campaigner Ali Hines, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

8:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Richard attends a breakfast with United States Institute of Peace President Andrea Koppel, Mercy Corps Vice President of Global Engagement and Policy Nancy Lindborg, and members of the Iraqi Center for Negotiation Skills and Conflict, at the United States Institute of Peace, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry Secretary General Dr. A. Didar Singh, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with U.S. Ambassador-designate to Romania Hans Klemm, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL

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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS PUNEET TALWAR

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Talwar meets with Finnish Ministry of Defense Policy Department Director-General Esa Pulkkinen, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on travel to Canberra, Australia to hold meetings on international justice and accountability with members of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the Attorney General’s Department, the Department of Defense, and The Australian Federal Police.

6:00 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador Rapp delivers remarks on “Strengthening the Fight Against Impunity,” at Australian National University, in Canberra, Australia.

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.