May 29 - Friday

May 29, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MAY 29, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Abuja, Nigeria, and Geneva, Switzerland. He is accompanied by Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield, National Security Council Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs Grant Harris, Deputy Chief of Staff Tom Sullivan, Spokesperson John Kirby, and Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf. Please click here for more information.

9:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry attends the inauguration swearing-in ceremony of Nigerian President-elect Muhammadu Buhari, in Abuja, Nigeria.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Nigerian President-elect Muhammadu Buhari, in Abuja, Nigeria.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

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

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

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

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

1:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli attends the U.S.-New Zealand Strategic Dialogue Luncheon, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

1:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon delivers remarks at a retirement celebration for Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Intelligence and Research James E. Buchanan, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson is on travel to Oxfordshire, UK to attend the conference “Reform and Change in Mexico,” hosted by the Ditchley Foundation and the Government of Mexico. Please click here for more information.

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

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski meets with Vietnamese Deputy Chief of Mission Nguyen Huy Dung, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard is on travel to Bangkok, Thailand to lead the U.S. delegation to the Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean. Please click here for more information.

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 through June 3. Please click here for more information.