October 28, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
OCTOBER 28, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

10:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at the Foreign Affairs Policy Board Day event, at the Department of State.

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2:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry delivers a speech on “U.S. Policy Towards the Middle East” at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.

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3:30 p.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks and participates in a question and answer session with foreign journalists at the 10th Annual Edward R. Murrow Exchange Program event, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS ONLY)

6:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry attends the Foreign Affairs Policy Board Day dinner, at the Department of State.

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DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

Deputy Secretary Blinken is on travel to Paris, France 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

Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on travel to Palo Alto, California to meet with business leaders. Please click here for more information.

6:00 p.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Gottemoeller delivers remarks on technology’s connection to arms control and international security at an event hosted by Technology for Global Security, in Palo Alto, California.

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

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Japanese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yasumasa Nagamine, at the Department of State.

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11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with U.S. APEC Business Advisory Council members, at the Department of State.

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CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETE SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge assists with the visit of Prince Harry of Wales, in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson speaks at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Please click here for more information.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

5:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends a reception with members of the Secretary’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board, at the Department of State.

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ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL

11:15 a.m. Assistant Secretary Russel delivers remarks to the Foreign Affairs Policy Board on U.S. policy towards China, at the Department of State.

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5:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Russel attends a reception with members of the Secretary’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board, at the Department of State.

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

Ambassador Russell is on travel to Sri Lanka through October 29. Please click here for more information.

10:15 a.m. LOCAL Ambassador Russell meets with Sri Lankan Bishop Reverend Dr. Justin Gnanapragasam, in Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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11:15 a.m. LOCAL Ambassador Russell meets with Sri Lankan Chief Minister C. Wigneswaran and members of the Northern Provincial Council, in Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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12:45 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador Russell meets with members of civil society working to advance gender equality, in Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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2:30 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador Russell meets with Northern Province Governor H. M. G. S. Palihakkara, in Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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6:15 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador Russell meets with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

10:00 a.m. Director McKean joins Secretary Kerry at the Foreign Affairs Policy Board meeting, at the Department of State.

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