June 18, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
JUNE 18, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry has no public appointments.

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken meets with Paraguayan Foreign Minister Eladio Loizaga, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

8:10 a.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom delivers remarks at the inaugural U.S.-Paraguay Partnership Dialogue with Paraguayan Foreign Minister Eladio Loizaga, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom delivers remarks at a diplomatic briefing on the U.S. World Heritage Nomination, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ACTING ADMINISTRATOR AL LENHARDT

Acting Administrator Lenhardt is on travel to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in Atlanta, Georgia. Please click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is on travel to Vienna, Austria for the continuing P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran.

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

2:30 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Vulcan Executive Vice President David Stewart, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

3:30 p.m. Ambassador Selfridge hosts a farewell reception for Uruguayan Ambassador to the U.S. Juan Carlos Pita Alvariza, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA DESAI BISWAL

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with Kyrgyz Ambassador to the U.S. Kadyr Toktogulov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA S. JACOBSON

8:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson joins Deputy Secretary Higginbottom at the inaugural U.S.-Paraguay Partnership Dialogue with Paraguayan Foreign Minister Eladio Loizaga, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:45 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson delivers remarks at the Inter-American Dialogue President’s Leadership Council Plenary, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends farewell reception in honor of Uruguayan Ambassador to the U.S. Carlos Pita, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS TORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland is on foreign travel to Sweden, Germany, and Czech Republic through June 18. Please click here for further information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

Assistant Secretary Rivkin is on travel to Paris, France. Please click here for more information.

9:30 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends the Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct at the OECD, in Paris, France.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Media interested in attending contactspencer.wilson@oecd.org.

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin participates in a panel discussion on “Developing a Long-term Vision for Responsible Business Conduct,” at the OECD Global Forum on Responsible Business Conduct, in Paris, France. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Media interested in attending contactspencer.wilson@oecd.org.

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends a lunch, hosted by OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, in Paris, France.
MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:30 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with German Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Thomas Silberhorn, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with the Walt Disney Company Director for International Labor Standards Laura Rubbo, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with OECD Deputy Secretary-General William Danvers, in Paris, France.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Russel briefs the media on the seventh U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue and the sixth Consultation on People-to-People Exchange, at the Foreign Press Center. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Media interested in covering RSVP to FPCOwner@state.gov.