November 17, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
NOVEMBER 17, 2015


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to 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.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with staff and families of U.S. Embassy Paris, in Paris, France.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:45 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with French President Francois Hollande, in Paris, France.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:35 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with French Foreign Minister ‎Laurent Fabius, 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

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

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. Please click here for more information.

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

11:00 a.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Sri Lankan Ambassador to the U.S. Prasad Kariyawasam, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon meets with British Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Westmacott, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Malawi Vice President Saulos Chilima, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

6:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon attends a reception in honor of the Leadership for the Americas Awards Gala, hosted by the Inter-American Dialogue President Michael Shifter, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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 WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

8:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with United Nations Assistant Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations Edmond Mulet, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:45 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson delivers remarks at the Inter-American Dialogue Leadership for the Americas Awards Gala, in Washington, D.C. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland is on travel to Berlin, Germany. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin meets with British Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Westmacott, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS EVAN RYAN

5:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Ryan delivers remarks at a reception honoring the recipients of the 2015 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with Angolan Minister of Justice and Human Rights Rui Mangueira, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield joins Counselor Shannon in a meeting with Malawi Vice President Saulos Chilima, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Russell is on travel to London, United Kingdom. Please click here for more information.

9:45 a.m. LOCAL Ambassador Russell delivers a speech at the Trust Women conference, in London, UK. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:30 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador Russell participates in a panel discussion on the Department of State’s Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative, in London, UK. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)