October 7, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
OCTOBER 7, 2015


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

11:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry joins President Obama’s meeting with German President Joachim Gauck, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

2:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with President Obama, at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry and German President Joachim Gauck commemorate the arrival of a segment of the Berlin Wall that will be displayed in the U.S. Diplomacy Center, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pooled press coverage for video cameras.

Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

4:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with South Sudanese Vice President James Wani Igga, Dr. Riek Machar Teny, and Pagan Amum Okiech, Representing Signatories to the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford, Jr., at the Department of State.

(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

5:10 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Novelli attends an event on Trends and Opportunities in the Connected World at University of Technology and Engineering, in Lima, Peru.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

Counselor Shannon is on travel to Guatemala City through October 9. Please click here for more information.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETE SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge assists with the visit of German President Joachim Gauck, in Washington, D.C.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends the Spanish National Day Reception at the Spanish Ambassador’s Residence, in Washington, D.C.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Nuland joins Secretary Kerry and German President Joachim Gauck to commemorate the arrival of a segment of the Berlin Wall that will be displayed in the U.S. Diplomacy Center, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pooled press coverage for video cameras.

Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

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

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin participates in the Group of Latin American Ambassadors (GRULA) luncheon, hosted by Panamanian Ambassador to the U.S. Emanuel Gonzalez-Revilla, in Washington, D.C.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) Special Representative and Head Mongi Hamdi, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield joins Secretary Kerry’s meeting with South Sudanese Vice President James Wani Igga, Dr. Riek Machar Teny, and Pagan Amum Okiech, Representing Signatories to the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

4:00 p.m. Director McKean joins Secretary Kerry’s meeting with South Sudanese Vice President James Wani Igga, Dr. Riek Machar Teny, and Pagan Amum Okiech, Representing Signatories to the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)