September 18, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to London, UK. He is accompanied by Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Conrad Tribble, Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Frank Lowenstein, Chief of Staff Jon Finer, and Spokesperson John Kirby. Please click here for more information.

11:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, in London, UK.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed, in London, UK.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken delivers remarks at the dedication ceremony for the Diplomatic Security Memorial, in Arlington, Virginia. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Media interested in attending please contact Dayna Rowden DS-Press@state.gov (202)-306-8586 by Friday, September 18 at 8:30 a.m. EDT.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

ACTING USAID ADMINISTRATOR AL LENHARDT

Acting Administrator Lenhardt attends meetings and briefings, at USAID.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Sherman officiates the swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Ambassador-designate to Estonia James Melville, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

8:00 a.m. Under Secretary Gottemoeller delivers remarks on the threat of nuclear terrorism at The Citadel’s Intelligence and Security Conference, in Charleston, South Carolina.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

2:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon officiates the swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Ambassador to Guyana Perry Holloway, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR PETE SELFRIDGE

12:00 p.m. Ambassador Selfridge hosts a luncheon in honor of newly credentialed foreign ambassadors to the U.S., at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS WILLIAM R. BROWNFIELD

Assistant Secretary Brownfield is on travel to Hanoi, Da Nang and Quang Nam, Vietnam from September 18 through September 22 with the U.S. Coast Guard Commandant for meetings covering maritime law enforcement in the region.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a luncheon in honor of newly credentialed foreign ambassadors to the U.S., hosted by Ambassador Selfridge at the Blair House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends the swearing-in ceremony of U.S. Ambassador-designate to Guyana Perry Holloway, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Colombian Ambassador to the U.S. Juan Carlos Pinzon, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends the Western Hemisphere Affairs Diplomatic Reception at the United States Institute for Peace, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski meets with United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) President Khu Oo Reh, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield participates in the Africa Braintrust, in Washington, D.C.
(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. Please click here for more information.

8:45 a.m. LOCAL Ambassador Russell delivers the U.S. statement at the High Level Policy Dialogue on Women and the Economy, at the Philippine International Convention Center, in Manila, Philippines.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)