November 16, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
NOVEMBER 16, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Antalya, Turkey, and Paris, France. He is accompanied by Special Presidential Envoy to the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL Brett McGurk, Special Assistant to the President and White House Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa and the Gulf Region Robert Malley, Deputy Chief of Staff Tom Sullivan, and Spokesperson John Kirby. Please click here for more information.

AM-PM Secretary Kerry follows President Obama’s schedule, in Antalya, Turkey.

9:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a lighting ceremony of the Chancery, in Paris, France.

(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

Deputy Secretary Blinken is on travel to the Philippines. Please click here for more information.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

9:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom delivers remarks at the Bridging the Education Gap for Refugee Children in Turkey event, at Department of State. Please click here for more information.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre set time for video cameras: 8:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

Final access time for still photographers and journalist: 9:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

Under Secretary Stengel is on travel to Tokyo, Japan and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, through November 21 to promote public diplomacy and the importance of close ties with the region. In Malaysia, Under Secretary Stengel delivers opening remarks at the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Summit and participates in President Obama’s YSEALI town hall.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR CIVILIAN SECURITY, DEMOCRACY, AND HUMAN RIGHTS SARAH SEWALL

Under Secretary Sewall is on travel to London and Norway.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR PETER SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge accompanies President Obama on travel to Turkey, the Philippines, and Malaysia. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland is on travel to Brussels and Berlin. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

9:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Richard attends Bridging the Gap for Refugee Children in Turkey event, at the Department of State. Please click here for more information.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Pre set time for video cameras: 8:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

Final access time for still photographers and journalist: 9:00 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance.

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard attends the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Global Security Forum, in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS EVAN RYAN

9:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Ryan delivers remarks at a press briefing announcing the publication of Open Doors 2015, a research report on U.S. and international student mobility, in Washington, D.C. The event marks the official launch of the 16th annual International Education Week. Please click here for more information. Media interested in attending contact ECA-Press@state.gov.

(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

Assistant Secretary Russel accompanies Deputy Secretary Blinken on travel to Manila, Philippines from November 14through 18 for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial meeting.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with Mozambique Ambassador to the U.S. Carlos do Santos, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)