October 20 - Tuesday

October 20, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
OCTOBER 20, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

9:15 a.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the opening session of the Climate and Clean Energy Investment Forum, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Preset for video cameras and still photographers: 8:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists: 8:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.

11:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at a Center for American Progress Board Meeting, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and National Security Advisor Susan Rice, at the White House
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with President Obama and Vice President Biden, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

4:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)
Preset for video cameras and still photographers: 3:15 p.m. at the 23rd Street Lobby.
Final access time for journalists: 3:45 p.m. from the 23rd Street Lobby.

6:45 p.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at a dinner hosted by Foreign Policy in honor of their presentation of the “Diplomat of the Year Award,” in Washington, D.C Please click here for more information and to RSVP to this event.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre-set time for video cameras and photographers: 4:00 p.m. at the Park Hyatt Washington (1201 24th Street NW, Washington, D.C.).
Final access time for journalists: 6:30 p.m. at the Park Hyatt Washington (1201 24th Street NW, Washington, D.C.).

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 CIVILIAN SECURITY, DEMOCRACY, AND HUMAN RIGHTS SARAH SEWALL

Under Secretary Sewall is on travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Please click here for more information.

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

8:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli participates in a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Google’s Vice President of Energy John Woolard, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Stanford University Executive Director of the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance Daniel Reicher, at the Department of State
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR TOM MALINOWSKI

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski meets with Myanmar peace activist Ja Nan Lahtaw, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland is on travel to Turkey and Greece. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard appears before the Helsinki Commission to discuss the refugee and migration emergency in Europe and the Middle East, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with the Department of Treasury’s Assistant Secretary for International Finance Ramin Toloui, at the Treasury Department.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin participates in a roundtable discussion with local business representatives at George Mason University, in Arlington, Virginia.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COORDINATOR OF THE BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS MACON PHILLIPS

Coordinator Phillips is on travel to Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Cape Town, South Africa. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with Ghana National Patriotic Party Presidential Candidate Nana Akufo-Addo, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell meets with Afghan Ambassador to the U.S. Hamdullah Mohib and his wife, at the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANDREW O’BRIEN

9:15 a.m. Special Representative O’Brien introduces Secretary Kerry at the opening session of the Secretary’s Climate and Clean Energy Investment Forum, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

9:15 a.m. Director McKean attends the opening session of the Secretary’s Climate and Clean Energy Investment Forum, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Director McKean joins Secretary Kerry at a Center for American Progress Board Meeting, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Director McKean joins Secretary Kerry at a dinner hosted by Foreign Policy in honor of their presentation of the “Diplomat of the Year Award,” in Washington, D.C.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)