October 2, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
OCTOBER 2, 2015

The Department of State’s Office of Press Relations for the 70th United Nations General Assembly will be at the Palace Hotel Room 3819 and can be reached at (212)-771-2121. To access Palace Hotel Guest Elevators to 3819 members of the press should present press credentials. ‎ Briefings to the press will be held in Room 3818 Press Office Suite throughout the week. We will provide information on these as schedules become available. For more information about media access to events at the United Nations, please call the UN Office of Media Accreditation (212)-963-6934.

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

8:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Turkish Cypriot Leader Mustafa Akinci at the Palace Hotel, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:25 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Erlan Abdyldaev at the Palace Hotel, in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

9:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry attends the High-level Ministerial on Libya at the United Nations, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY UNITED NATIONS)

9:45 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Burmese Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin at the Palace Hotel, in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

10:20 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour at the Palace Hotel, in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

11:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

1:45 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi at the Palace Hotel, in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

5:00 p.m.  Secretary Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif, at the United Nations.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

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

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman attends meetings and events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

Counselor Shannon attends meetings and events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge assists with meetings and events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS TORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland attends meetings and events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS ANNE PATTERSON

Assistant Secretary Patterson attends meetings and events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Russel briefs the media on the U.S. Priorities in East Asia and the Pacific at the Foreign Press Center Briefing, in New York City. Please click here for more information. Media interested in attending please RSVP to ny2009-2017-fpc.state.gov.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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

11:00 a.m. Ambassador Russell meets with Tostan Founder Molly Melching, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

Director McKean attends meetings and events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.