September 14, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

1:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry swears-in Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs Michele Bond, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

Deputy Secretary Higginbottom attends meetings and briefings, in Washington, D.C.

ACTING USAID ADMINISTRATOR ALFONSO LENHARDT

Acting Administrator Lenhardt attends meetings and briefings, at USAID.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Stengel meets with the British Council USA Director Paul Smith, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED MEDIA COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

10:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon attends the swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Ambassador to Thailand Glyn Davies, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a working lunch with Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. Juan Carlos Pinzon, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon meets with U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Pamela White, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a reception in honor of Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Moreno hosted by the Ambassador of Colombia to the U.S. Juan Carlos Pinzon, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli swears-in Ambassador to Cambodia William Heidt, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli swears- in Ambassador to Cypress Kathleen Doherty, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM BROWNFIELD

Assistant Secretary Brownfield is on travel to Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines, with the U.S. Coast Guard Commandant this week for meetings covering maritime law enforcement in the region.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends the swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia William Heidt, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends the swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Ambassador to Thailand Glyn Davies, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends the swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus Kathleen Doherty, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with the South Africa Director-General of International Relations and Cooperation Jerry Matjila, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield receives the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Ambassadors’ African-American Leadership Award, at the Embassy of Ghana.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

Ambassador Russell is on travel to the Philippines for APEC meetings on women and the economy.