October 29 - Thursday

October 29, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
OCTOBER 29, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Vienna, Austria. He is accompanied by Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs Anne Patterson, National Security Council Senior Director for Iran, Iraq, and the Gulf States Robert Malley, Chief of Staff Jon Finer, and Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner. Please click here for more information.

3:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, in Vienna, Austria.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura‎, in Vienna, Austria.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

4:40 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, in Vienna, Austria.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

7:40 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in Vienna, Austria.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

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

11:30 a.m. LOCAL Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with community leaders to discuss the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), in Salt Lake City, Utah. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with CitiBank Director and Senior Vice President for International Government Affairs Rick Johnston, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:45 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli attends the U.S. – India bilateral Trade Policy Forum Lunch at United States Trade Representative. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Pepsico Middle East Africa President Omar Farid, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA DESAI BISWAL

Assistant Secretary Biswal accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends the farewell reception in honor of Guatemalan Ambassador to the U.S. Julio Ligorria at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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 delivers opening remarks at the International Rescue Committee and the Global Women’s Institute’s event “Building Bridges Between Women and Girls Internationally and in the US: Preventing and Responding to Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Beyond” at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health, in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with Egyptian Ambassador to the U.S. Yasser Reda, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)