June 25, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
JUNE 25, 2015

SECRETARY KERRY

1:15 p.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the release of the 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, in the Press Briefing Room at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Attending journalists should be seated in the State Department’s press briefing room no later than 1 p.m. The press briefing room is accessible from the 23rd Street Entrance of the Department.

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

4:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken meets with Saudi Minister of State Dr. Saad Al-Jabri and Assistant Minister of Defense Muhammad al-Ayeesh, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

1:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom meets with and accepts credentials from Cambodian Ambassador-designate to the U.S. Chum Bun Rong, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

USAID ACTING ADMINISTRATOR AL LENHARDT

USAID Acting Administrator Lenhardt 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 for the continuing P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Iran.

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

Under Secretary Sewall is on travel to Nairobi, Kenya to lead the U.S. Delegation to the East Africa Regional Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE), hosted by the Government of Kenya. Please click here for more information.

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

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with British Trade Minister Francis Maude, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA BISWAL

Assistant Secretary Biswal is on travel to Honolulu, Hawaii to participate in U.S. – India – Japan Trilateral meetings.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR THE BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS SHEBA CROCKER

2:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker meets with the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

11:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in a working lunch hosted by Senior Advisor and former U.S. Ambassador David Thorne in honor of Ambassadors to Pacific Alliance countries, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson administers the swearing-in for U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica Stafford Fitzgerald Haney, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce President Al Zapanta, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

AM Assistant Secretary Russel participates in Vice President Biden’s meeting with Prime Minister of Mongolia Chimed Saikhanbileg, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

5:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Russel meets with Prime Minister of Mongolia Chimed Saikhanbileg, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

5:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Russel participates in a roundtable discussion with Prime Minister of Mongolia Chimed Saikhanbileg and members of the North American business community, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

2:30 p.m. Ambassador Russell participates in a roundtable on women in the economy, hosted by the Business Council For International Understanding, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:30 p.m. Ambassador Russell attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)