May 27, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MAY 27, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

12:15 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with National Security Advisor Susan Rice, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

6:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry hosts a working dinner for NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, at the Department of State.

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DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

Deputy Secretary Blinken attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

1:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom delivers remarks at the USAID launch of the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review in Washington, D.C.

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ACTING USAID ADMINISTRATOR LENHARDT

9:00 a.m. Acting Administrator Lenhardt delivers remarks at the Society for International Development 2015 Annual Conference, 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 meetings as part of the P5+1 nuclear negotiations.

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

9:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli participates in the U.S.-Brazil Innovation Forum organized by the Brazil Council, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Please click here for more information.

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2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with International Economic Affairs G20 Sherpa and Ambassador of Republic of Korea Hye to France Min Lee, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

3:45 p.m. Counselor Shannon participates as a panelist on the Brookings Board International Advisory Council meeting on Latin America, in Washington, D.C.

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CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

6:00 p.m. Ambassador Selfridge assists with Secretary Kerry’s meeting and dinner with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, at the Department of State.

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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

Assistant Secretary Rivkin is on travel to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Taipei, Taiwan from May 26 to June 3. Please click here for more information.

11:30 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with members of the American Chamber of Commerce, in Hanoi, Vietnam.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin visits the Temple of Literature, in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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3:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin delivers remarks at an event celebrating the launch of a public-private partnership between the Department of State and the Asia Injury Prevention Foundation, in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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4:45 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin participates in a meeting at the Vietnamese Ministry of Justice, in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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6:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius’ reception in honor of U.S. and Vietnamese Fulbright students and scholars, in Hanoi, Vietnam.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

12:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell meets with students from St. Timothy's School to discuss gender equality and the status of women and girls around the world, at the Department of State.

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SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANDREW O’BRIEN

Special Representative O’Brien is on travel in Ireland and Northern Ireland through May 27. Please click here for more information.

4:00 p.m. Special Representative O’Brien meets with Peter Finnegan of the Dublin City Council, in Dublin, Ireland.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Special Representative O’Brien meets with Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs Joe McHugh, in Dublin, Ireland.

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7:30 p.m. Special Representative O’Brien attends a County Kerry event with Minister of State for the Diaspora Jimmy Deenihan, in Dublin, Ireland.

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