November 20, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
NOVEMBER 20, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

9:30 a.m. Secretary Kerry swears in Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons Susan Coppedge, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks at a Retirement Ceremony, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

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

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

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

12:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sewall delivers remarks, “Mobilizing Against a ‘Preeminent Challenge of the Twenty-First Century’: Countering Violent Extremism,” at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Please click here for more details.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS RICHARD STENGEL

Under Secretary Stengel is on travel to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, through November 21, to deliver opening remarks at the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Summit and participate in President Obama’s YSEALI town hall. Please click here for more information.

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

9:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli participates in the U.S. – Republic of Korea Senior Economic Dialogue, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:15 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Asian Development Bank Vice-President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development Bambang Susantono, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

9:00 a.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Somali Foreign Minister Abdusalam Omer, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General Enrique Mora, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon delivers a keynote address at the High School Model United Nations Conference, at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

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

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Richard meets with UK Member of Parliament and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Syrian Refugees Richard Harrington, in Baltimore, MD.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

Assistant Secretary Russel accompanies President Obama on travel to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from November 20 to 22 at the East Asia and U.S. – ASEAN Summits.