October 27, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
OCTOBER 27, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

10:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Syria, on Capitol Hill.

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DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

Deputy Secretary Blinken is on travel to Paris, France for a multilateral meeting, convened by the French government, to discuss efforts to resolve the crisis in Syria.

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

Under Secretary Stengel is on travel to London, UK through October 29 for meetings with the Counter-ISIL Coalition Communications Working Group. Please click here for more information.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

7:15 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Gottemoeller visits the United States Northern Command (NORTHCOM) and meets with NORTHCOM Commander Admiral Gortney, in Denver, Colorado. Please click here for more information.

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

1:15 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Primatologist Jane Goodall, at the Department of State

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2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Adventure Travel Trade Association President Benn Bressler and Natural Habitat Adventures Managing Director Jason Reckers, at the Department of State.

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4:15 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with German Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure Alexander Dobrindt, at the Department of State.

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COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

12:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon hosts a working lunch for German Political Director Andreas Michaelis, at the Department of State.

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5:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

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

Assistant Secretary Malinowski attends the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Global Summit, in Mexico City, Mexico.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard testifies before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs to discuss the Syrian humanitarian crisis, on Capitol Hill.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HFAC)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with Moody’s Corporation President and CEO Raymond W. McDaniel Jr., at the Department of State.

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1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with the Department of Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for the Private Sector José Raúl Perales, at the Department of State.

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5:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with the Department of Treasury Assistant Secretary for International Finance Ramin Toloui, at the Department of Treasury.

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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Russel participates in the Atlantic Council’s “The Road Ahead for Trans Pacific Partnership.” Please click here for more information. Media interested in attending please contact press@atlanticouncil.org.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Russel attends reception in honor of the late Senator and Ambassador, Howard Baker at the Japanese Ambassador’s Residence.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AND MILITARY AFFAIRS PUNEET TALWAR

9:15 a.m. Assistant Secretary Talwar meets with Jordanian Lieutenant General Prince Faisal Bin Al Hussein and Jordanian Ambassador to the U.S. Alia Hatough Bouran, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Talwar meets with Indian Deputy Chief of Mission Ambassador Taranjit Sandhu, at the Department of State.

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