October 6, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
OCTOBER 6, 2015


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He is accompanied by Haiti Special Coordinator Ambassador Kenneth Merten, Deputy Chief of Staff Tom Sullivan, Spokesperson John Kirby, White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Christina Goldfuss, NSC Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs Mark Feierstein, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS. Please click here for more information.

4:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Haitian President Michel Martelly, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

5:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry holds a joint press availability with Haitian President Michel Martelly, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

5:55 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with staff and families of Embassy Port-au-Prince, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

Deputy Secretary Blinken is on travel to Japan, the Republic of Korea, and China from October 5 through October 10. Please click here for more information.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

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

7:45 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli meets with Pangaea Exploration Director Emily Penn, in Valparaiso, Chile.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

8:15 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli meets with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Director General Graziano da Silva, in Valparaiso, Chile.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli meets with Dagupan Mayor Belen Fernandez, in Valparaiso, Chile.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:30 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli meets with Maritime Affairs and Fisheries European Commissioner Karmenu Vella, in Valparaiso, Chile.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

10:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon meets with a nine-member delegation from the India-U.S. Forum of Parliamentarians, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Algerian Ambassador to the U.S. Madjid Bouguerra, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard is on travel to Geneva, Switzerland through October 9 to attend the UNHCR Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends a reception hosted by German Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Wittig and Mrs. Huberta von Voss-Wittig in honor of the 25th anniversary of German reunification, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield delivers remarks at the Global Business Forum, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with Mauritanian Ambassador to the U.S. Sooroojdev Phokeer, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)