October 22, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
OCTOBER 22, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Berlin, Germany, and Vienna, Austria. He is accompanied by Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland, Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Frank Lowenstein, National Security Council Senior Director for the Levant, Israel, and Egypt Yael Lempert, Chief of Staff Jon Finer, and Spokesperson John Kirby. Please click here for more information.

9:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in Berlin, Germany.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, in Berlin, Germany.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, in Berlin, Germany.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

11:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Blinken attends President Obama’s meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

2:15 p.m. Under Secretary Stengel meets with Swedish Minister for Culture and Democracy Alice Bah Kuhnke, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

10:00 a.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Italian Ambassador to the U.S. Claudio Bisogniero, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon hosts the swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Ambassador-designate to Tunisia Daniel Rubinstein, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETE SELFRIDGE

11:00 a.m. Ambassador Selfridge assists with President Obama’s meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, at the White House. Please click here for more info.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

1:00 p.m. Ambassador Selfridge assists with the “Let Girls Learn” event hosted by First Lady Obama, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE WHITE HOUSE)

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

4:45 p.m. Assistant Secretary Malinowski meets with Kazakhstani Ambassador to the U.S. Kairat Umarov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to Berlin, Germany, and Vienna, Austria. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard delivers remarks on the current global refugee crisis at a World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana event at the University of Louisville, in Louisville, Kentucky.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

10:15 a.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Costa Rican Minister of Foreign Trade Alexander Mora, at the Department of State.(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin delivers remarks to students at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Russel meets with Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for North America Takeo Mori, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield testifies before the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations with Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa Thomas Perriello, on Capitol Hill. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HCFA)

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

1:00 p.m. Ambassador Russell attends the Let Girls Learn event at the White House. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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.