September 10, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE

SEPTEMBER 10, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

9:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry joins President Obama’s meeting with veterans and Gold Star Mothers to discuss the Iran Nuclear Deal, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at an awards ceremony for the Artisan Enterprise program titled, “Artisan Enterprise: The New Startup Economy”, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre-set time for video cameras: 1:00 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

10:45 a.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken meets with Chinese Executive Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui, at the Department of State. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE) 5:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken meets with Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Legal, Political & Security Affairs Luhut Pandjaitan at the Department of State. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

Deputy Secretary Higginbottom is on travel to lead the U.S. Delegation to the Pacific Island Forum, in Papua New Guinea. Please click here for more information.

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

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with The Middle East Institute President Wendy Chamberlin, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Stengel delivers remarks at the swearing-in ceremony for J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Member Shervin Pishevar, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Under Secretary Stengel meets with the Lithuanian Ambassador to the U.S. Rolandas Kriščiūnas, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

9:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Foreign Policy Advisor to the President of Brazil Professor Marco Aurélio Garcia, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Counselor Shannon attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon meets with U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala Todd Robinson, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon meets with U.S. Southern Command Foreign Policy Advisor and Civilian Deputy Commander John Creamer, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA BISWAL

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal attends an Independence Day Reception for the Republic of Uzbekistan, in Washington, D.C.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson delivers keynote remarks at the launch event for the Americas Society and Council of the Americas 2015 Social Inclusion Index, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

Assistant Secretary Rivkin is on travel to Senegal through September 11. Please click here for more information.

8:45 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with U.S. Ambassador to Senegal and Guinea-Bissau James Zumwalt, in Dakar, Senegal.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with entrepreneurs who participated in the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, and the African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program, in Dakar, Senegal.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Rivkin delivers remarks at the Senegalese Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture of Dakar (CCIAD), in Dakar, Senegal.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AND MILITARY AFFAIRS PUNEET TALWAR

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Talwar meets with Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs Deputy Director General for Strategic Affairs Jeremy Issacharoff, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

8:30 a.m. Ambassador Russell hosts the Artisan Enterprise: New Startup Economy Forum, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)