July 20 - Monday

July 20, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
JULY 20, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

AM Secretary Kerry attends President Obama’s meeting with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, at the White House.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Eduardo Rodriguez Parilla, at the Department of State.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

1:45 p.m. Secretary Kerry holds a press availability with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Eduardo Rodriguez Parilla, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre-set time for video cameras: 12:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

Final access time for still photographers and journalists: 1:15 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

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

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

12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Korean Ambassador to the U.S. Ho-Young Ahn, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU) delegation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

12:00p.m. Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chairman Admiral Winnefeld, at the Department of Defense.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

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

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

3:00 p.m. Ambassador Selfridge assists with Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, at the Department of State.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

Assistant Secretary Brownfield is on travel to the Czech Republic from July 18-20 to attend a Justice Sector Training, Research and Cooperation Program (JusTRAC) symposium in Prague. From there, he will travel to Ukraine from July 20-23 to visit INL-supported programs and meet with Ukrainian officials. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA S. JACOBSON

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson leads the U.S. delegation to the flag raising ceremony that re-designates the Cuban Interests Section as the Cuban Embassy, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson participates in Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Eduardo Rodriguez Parilla, at the Department of State.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

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

2:00 pm Assistant Secretary Malinowski gives opening remarks for the Civil Society Consultation Second U.S. Cycle Recommendations – Universal Periodic Review
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Russel meets with U.S. Army Pacific Commanding General Vincent Brooks, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with Niger Minister of Defense Karidjo Mahamadou, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Russell accompanies Dr. Jill Biden on travel to the Republic of Korea, Vietnam, and Laos from July 16-27. Please click here for more information.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR WAR CRIMES ISSUES IN THE OFFICE OF GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE STEPHEN RAPP

Ambassador Rapp is on travel to Dakar to attend the opening of the trial against former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre for crimes against humanity and war crimes, and will meet with government officials to discuss continued support for the work of the Extraordinary African Chambers of Senegal.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

Director McKean is on travel to Haiti from July 19 to July 21. Please click here for more information.