October 8, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
OCTOBER 8, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

12:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry and UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Michael R. Bloomberg host the “Our Cities, Our Climate: A Bloomberg Philanthropies - U.S. Department of State Partnership” working luncheon, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, 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

2:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom accepts a copy of credentials from Portuguese Ambassador-designate Domingos Teixeira de Abreu Fezas Vital, in Washington, D.C.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

8:00 a.m. Under Secretary Stengel attends a Board of Broadcasting Governors (BBG) board meeting, in Springfield, Virginia.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Under Secretary Stengel joins Secretary Kerry and UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Michael R. Bloomberg at the “Our Cities, Our Climate: A Bloomberg Philanthropies - U.S. Department of State Partnership” working luncheon, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Under Secretary Stengel joins Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson joins Secretary Kerry and UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Michael R. Bloomberg at the “Our Cities, Our Climate: A Bloomberg Philanthropies - U.S. Department of State Partnership” working luncheon, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

(POOLED 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

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin joins Secretary Kerry and UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Michael R. Bloomberg at the “Our Cities, Our Climate: A Bloomberg Philanthropies - U.S. Department of State Partnership” working luncheon, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends the Business Forward Annual Fall Reception, in Washington, D.C.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

8:30 a.m. Ambassador Russell attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:30 p.m. Ambassador Russell speaks at an event in honor of International Day of the Girl at the United Nations Foundation, in Washington, D.C.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)