September 24, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
 
SECRETARY JOHN KERRY
 
10:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry attends His Holiness Pope Francis' address to a joint meeting of Congress, on Capitol Hill.
 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CONGRESS)
 
7:15 p.m. Secretary Kerry attends President Obama’s dinner for President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping, at Blair House.
 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)
 
DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM
 
Deputy Secretary Higginbottom attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.
 
DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN
 
Deputy Secretary Blinken attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.
 
CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE
 
Ambassador Selfridge assists with the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis in Washington, D.C.
 
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA BISWAL
 
4:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with RTI International Executive Vice President Aaron Williams, at the Department of State.
 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
 
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR TOM MALINOWSKI
 
9:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski meets with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, in Washington, D.C.
 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
 
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN
 
5:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends an event in honor of China Film Week hosted by People’s Republic of China Minister of State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of Cai Fuchao and Motion Picture Association of America Chairman Chris Dodd, in Washington, D.C.
 
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
 
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD
 
1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with UN Acting Special Representative for the Central African Republic and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) Parfait Onanga-Anyanga, at the Department of State.
 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
 
AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES CATHERINE RUSSELL
 
9:00 a.m. Ambassador Russell hosts the inaugural Women and Foreign Policy event on ending early and forced marriage, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
 
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
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DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN
 
11:00 a.m. Director McKean meets with Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director of Strategy Leiv Lunde, at the Department of State.
 
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)