June 9, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
JUNE 9, 2015

SECRETARY KERRY

Secretary Kerry has no public appointments.

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

11:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken hosts a working lunch for Chairman of the Nigerian Independent National Election Commission Attahiru Muhammadu Jega, at the Department of State.

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4:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken delivers remarks at the American Foreign Service Association awards ceremony, at the Department of State.

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6:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken delivers remarks on the U.S.-France relationship at a gala dinner commemorating the 235th anniversary of Marquis de Lafayette’s historic voyage to the United States on L’Hermione, at Mount Vernon.

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DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

9:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom attends a President’s Management Council Retreat, at Camp David.

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5:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom delivers remarks at the American Foreign Service Association Christian A. Herter Award for Senior Officer Dissent ceremony, at the Department of State.

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6:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom delivers remarks at a reception honoring the 2015 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate and Undergraduate Fellows; Charles B. Rangel Fellows and Donald Payne Fellows, organized by the Association of Black American Ambassadors and the Thursday Luncheon Group, in Washington, D.C.

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USAID ACTING ADMINISTRATOR LENHARDT

10:00 a.m. Acting Administrator Lenhardt attends the USIP launch of the Public-Private Partnership on Climate Data and Information on Resilient Development, at USIP in Washington, D.C.

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2:00 p.m. Acting Administrator Lenhardt meets with Prime Minister of Somalia Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, at USAID.

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5:30 p.m. Acting Administrator Lenhardt delivers remarks at the Measurement and Accountability for Results in Health global summit, at World Bank headquarters in Washington D.C.

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UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.

UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Under Secretary Gottemoeller leads the U.S. delegation to the Open Skies Treaty Review Conference, in Vienna, Austria. Please click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR CIVILIAN SECURITY, DEMOCRACY, AND HUMAN RIGHTS SARAH SEWALL

Under Secretary Sewall is on travel to Norway, Belgium, France, and Switzerland. Please click here for more information.

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

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with members of the International Visitor Leadership Program, at the Department of State.

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3:30 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Walmart Asia CEO Scott Price, at the Department of State.

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4:15 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Verizon’s Executive Director of International Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs Jacquelynn Ruff, and Senior Vice President for Federal Government Relations Peter Davidson, at the Department of State.

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6:30 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli attends the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation's Ocean Awards Gala, at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C.

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COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

Counselor Shannon is on travel to Berlin, Germany, to participate in The Indian Ocean: A Maritime Region on the Rise conference, and Brussels, Belgium, to meet with EU Parliamentarians.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR THE BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS SHEBA CROCKER

12:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker meets with UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the Regional Office for Central Africa Abdoulaye Bathily, at the Department of State.

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ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS JUDITH GARBER

Acting Assistant Secretary Garber is on travel to Lima, Peru, from June 7 to 11. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

8:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in a breakfast meeting with U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft and Assistant Secretary William Brownfield, in Washington, D.C.

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4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson delivers remarks at the Woodrow Wilson “Day at the Wilson Center” event, in Washington, D.C.

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6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a dinner hosted by the Wilson Center with remarks delivered by Senator Bob Corker, in Washington, D.C.

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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR TOM MALINOWSKI

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski attends a meeting at the White House.

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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Nuland attends a gala dinner commemorating the 235th anniversary of Marquis de Lafayette’s historic voyage to the United States on L’Hermione, at Mount Vernon.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS MACON PHILLIPS 3:10 p.m. LOCAL Coordinator Phillips delivers a co-keynote alongside U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Matthew Barzun, at the Social Media World Forum in London, UK.

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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard meets with Embassy of Australia Deputy Chief of Mission Ambassador Caroline Millar and Embassy of Australia Minister-Counsellor for Immigration Janette Haughton, at the Department of State.

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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

9:15 a.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin delivers keynote remarks at the International Bar Association 11th Annual Group Members’ Leadership Summit, in New York City.

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4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends the American Foreign Service Association Award Ceremony, at the Department of State.

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6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends a gala dinner commemorating the 235th anniversary of Marquis de Lafayette’s historic voyage to the United States on L’Hermione, at Mount Vernon.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

Assistant Secretary Russel is on travel to Singapore and Malaysia from June 8 to 12. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield is on travel to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, from June 7 through June 10. Please click here for more information.

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

Ambassador Rapp is on travel to Paris, France, for meetings at the French Foreign Ministry on international justice and accountability.

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

11:30 a.m. Ambassador Russell meets with members of the Iraqi Parliament, at the Department of State.

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4:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell presents the W. Averell Harriman Award at the annual American Foreign Service Association Awards Ceremony, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

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SPECIAL ENVOY FOR INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AFFAIRS AMOS HOCHSTEIN

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Special Envoy Hochstein participates in a panel discussion at the Iraq Petroleum Conference, in London, U.K.

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