July 27, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
JULY 27, 2015


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

10:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry hosts the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report ceremony, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre-set time for video cameras: 8:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

Final access time for still photographers and journalists: 9:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

This event will be streamed live on 2009-2017.state.gov.

11:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry attends a Business Leaders Climate event, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully, at the Department of State.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

Deputy Secretary Blinken is on travel to Madrid, Spain. Please click here for more information.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

USAID ACTING ADMINISTRATOR AL LENHARDT

Acting Administrator Lenhardt accompanies President Obama on travel to Kenya and Ethiopia. Please click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with Australian Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Beazley, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Oceanographer and Navigator of the Navy Rear Admiral Jonathan White, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations, and Environment Dennis McGinn, and Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Administrator Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge accompanies President Obama on travel to Kenya and Ethiopia. Please click here and here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA S. JACOBSON

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a breakfast in honor of Colombian musician Carlos Vives at the Inter-American Development Bank, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Washington Office on Latin America Executive Director Joy Olson, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with representatives of the Motion Picture Association of America, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield accompanies President Obama on travel to Kenya and Ethiopia. Please click here for more information.

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

Ambassador Russell is on travel to Rwanda from July 26 through July 27. Please click here for more information.

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

Ambassador Rapp is on travel to Gaziantep, Turkey to speak at an event for Syrian judges, lawyers, and human rights advocates to highlight the importance of accountability and encourage everyone in the human rights and legal communities to maintain their work, resilience, and hope.