August 14 - Friday

August 14, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE

AUGUST 14, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Havana, Cuba. He is accompanied by Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski, Chief of Staff Jonathan Finer, Spokesperson John Kirby, Chief of Protocol Ambassador Peter Selfridge, Policy Planning Director David McKean, Senior Advisor to the Secretary David Thorne, Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Bruce Andrews, Department of Treasury Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom-Raskin, Senator Barbara Boxer, Senator Jeff Flake, Senator Amy Klobuchar, Senator Patrick Leahy, Representative Karen Bass, Representative Steve Cohen, Representative Barbara Lee, Representative Jim McGovern, NSC Senior Director Mark Feierstein, Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS. Please click here for more information.

9:25 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter, in Havana, Cuba.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:45 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry presides over the Flag Raising Ceremony at U.S. Embassy Havana, in Havana, Cuba.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

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10:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Archbishop of Havana Cardinal Jaime Lucas Ortega Alamino, in Havana, Cuba.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:45 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with staff and families of U.S. Embassy Havana, in Havana, Cuba.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

(1:10 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Eduardo Rodriguez Parilla, in Havana, Cuba.

(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

12:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry holds a press availability with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Eduardo Rodriguez Parilla, in Havana, Cuba.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

4:20 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry presides over the Flag Raising Ceremony for the Chief of Mission Residence, in Havana, Cuba.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:35 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry attends a reception following the Chief of Mission Residence Flag Raising Ceremony, in Havana, Cuba.

(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

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

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

1:30 p.m. Under Secretary Stengel delivers remarks at the 7th annual Millennium Campus Conference at the United Nations Headquarters, in New York. For more information, click here.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

10:00 a.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Boeing CEO Chris Chadwick and Vice President of International Operations and Policy Jeff Hofgard, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a meeting at the White House.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

Assistant Secretary Countryman is on travel to Brazil from August 12-13, to attend the fourth U.S.-Brazil Disarmament and Nonproliferation Dialogue. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS SHEBA CROCKER

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker meets with Ambassador Thomas Pickering and Peace Operations Training Institute Executive Director Harvey Langholtz, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker meets with Chinese Foreign Ministry Department of International Organizations and Conferences Director-General Li Junhua, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACBOSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to Havana. Please click here for more information.

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

Assistant Secretary Malinowski accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to Havana. Please click here for more information.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

Director McKean accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to Havana. Please click here for more information.