January 21, 2016


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
JANUARY 21, 2016

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on travel to 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.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with UN Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura, in Davos, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

12:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in Davos, Switzerland.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

2:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi, in Davos, Switzerland.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

3:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders, in Davos, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry hosts a roundtable discussion with economic thought leaders, in Davos, Switzerland.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

Deputy Secretary Blinken is on travel to Beijing, China. Please click here for more information.

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

10:45 a.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom accepts a copy of credentials from Paraguay’s Ambassador-designate to the U.S. German Rojas, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom accepts a copy of credentials from Argentina’s Ambassador-designate to the U.S. Martin Lousteau, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom accepts a copy of credentials from United Kingdom’s Ambassador-designate to the U.S. Nigel Kim Darroch, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

8:30 a.m. Under Secretary Sewall delivers the keynote address at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Council of International Development Companies, in Washington DC. Please click here for more details.
(MEDIA TO BE DETERMINED BY HOST)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

11:00 a.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Korean Ambassador to the U.S. Ahn Ho-Young, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR PETE SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge accompanies Vice President Biden on travel to Istanbul, Turkey.

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

Assistant Secretary Malinowski is on travel to Hawaii to meet with senior officials from U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM). Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

Assistant Secretary Rivkin accompanies Secretary Kerry on travel to the 2016 World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting, in Davos, Switzerland. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

Assistant Secretary Russel is on travel to Singapore from January 21-23. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

10:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield meets with Burundi Senior Advisor to the President Willy Nyamitwe, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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.