January 20, 2016


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
JANUARY 20, 2016

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Zurich, Switzerland, and Davos, Switzerland. He is accompanied by Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs Charles Rivkin, Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs John Kirby, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Olson, Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Frank Lowenstein, Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL Brett McGurk, National Security Council Senior Director for Russia and Eurasia Celeste Wallander, Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Admiral Frank Pandolfe, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State David Thorne, and Chief of Staff Jon Finer. Please click here for more information.

1:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in Zurich, Switzerland.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

PM Secretary Kerry Follows Vice President Biden’s Schedule, in Davos, Switzerland.

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

Deputy Secretary Blinken is on travel to Seoul, Republic of Korea. Please click here for more information.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Gottemoeller participates in the International Security Advisory Board meeting, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:15 p.m. Under Secretary Gottemoeller attends the retirement ceremony for National Nuclear Security Administration Associate Administrator and Deputy Under Secretary for Counterterrorism and Counterproliferation Dr. Steven Aoki, at the U.S. Department of Energy.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

9:00 a.m. Counselor Shannon delivers remarks to National Defense University students, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

10:30 a.m. Counselor Shannon delivers remarks at the International Security Advisory Board, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Counselor Shannon hosts a working lunch for Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Deputy Secretary Peter Varghese, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Japanese Ambassador to the U.S. Kenichiro Sasae, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA BISWAL

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with Kyrgyz Ambassador to the U.S. Kadyr M. Toktogulov, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with Nepali Ambassador to the U.S. Dr. Arjun Kumar Karki, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR TOM MALINOWSKI

Assistant Secretary Malinowski is on travel to Burma for meetings with senior government officials and civil society representatives. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to Zurich, Switzerland, and Davos, Switzerland. Please click here for additional information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE RICHARD

Assistant Secretary Richard is on travel to Berlin Germany through January 20.

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Richard meets with German Ministry of Foreign Affairs Refugee and Migration Commissioner Beate Grzeski and German Deputy-Director General for Humanitarian Assistance, Crisis Prevention, and Peacebuilding Annett Guenther, in Berlin, Germany.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

2:30 a.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Richard meets with German Department of Migration, Integration, Refugees, and European Harmonisation Director General Norbert Seitz, in Berlin, Germany.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS EVAN RYAN

1:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Ryan attends the Kennedy Center Board of Trustees Meeting, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Ryan delivers remarks in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Critical Language Scholarship, hosted by American Councils, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HOST)

COORDINATOR OF THE BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS MACON PHILLIPS

Coordinator Phillips is on travel to New Delhi, India and Colombo, Sri Lanka from January 19-26.