December 14, 2015


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
DECEMBER 14, 2015

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Paris, France. He is accompanied by Chief of Staff Jon Finer, Special Envoy for Syria Michael Ratney and Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner. Please click here for more information.

4:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid Bin Mohammed Al Attiyah, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry attends a meeting on Syria, hosted by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, in Paris, France.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

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

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

1:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom swears-in the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Tajikistan Elisabeth Millard, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz, at the Department of Energy.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Under Secretary Gottemoeller meets with Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs Deputy Director General Ambassador Jeremy Issacharoff to discuss international security issues, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:15 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Norwegian Deputy Foreign Minister Tore Hattrem, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with representatives from the Information Technology Industry Council, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with OECD Deputy Secretary General Douglas Frantz, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

Counselor Shannon is on travel to Bangladesh through December 14 and Sri Lanka through December 16. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

Assistant Secretary Countryman is on travel to Brussels to deliver remarks to the NATO Committee on Proliferation. Assistant Secretary Countryman will then travel to London to deliver remarks to Parliamentarians and invited guests of the Henry Jackson Society on the Prague Agenda. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson meets with Department of Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson announces grant recipients at the 100,000 Strong event, at the White House Executive Office Building
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL

Assistant Secretary Russel is on travel to Thailand, Laos, and Japan December 13 to 21. Please click here for more information.