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February 7, 2013

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2013

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

7:30 a.m. Secretary Kerry attends the National Prayer breakfast, at the Washington Hilton.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

11:15 a.m.
Secretary Kerry drops-by a Foreign Policy Classroom, a Bureau of Public Affairs outreach program which brings college students from around the country to the Department to hear from subject-matter experts on foreign policy topics, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 9:45a.m. from the 21st Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:15 a. m. 21st Street Entrance Lobby.


12:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry attends the swearing-in ceremony of Senator Cowan, on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE SENATE)

PM
Secretary Kerry attends meetings and briefings and places calls to foreign leaders, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with U.S. Ambassador to Jordan Stuart Jones, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:15 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Prime Minister of Serbia Ivica Dacic, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks at the Performance of the Ensembles of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music, at the Kennedy Center.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

7:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Sherman hosts a breakfast for the Republic of Korea’s Transition Delegation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY, AND THE ENVIRONMENT ROBERT HORMATS

8:15 a.m. Under Secretary Hormats attends the Atlantic Magazine: Manufacturing's Next Chapter Working Summit with Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GE, at the Newseum.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

1:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with U.S. Ambassador to Gabon Eric Benjaminson, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with representatives of the Council of State Governments, Chris Whatley and Sasha Sutcliffe-Stephenson, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

Under Secretary Sonenshine is on foreign travel to New Delhi, India. Please click here for more information.

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER

Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller is on foreign travel to Belgium, Poland, Switzerland, Israel, and Russia to discuss arms control, nonproliferation and international security issues. Please click here for more information.

9:15 a.m. LOCAL Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller delivers remarks at the “Warsaw Workshop: Prospects for information-sharing and confidence-building on Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons in Europe” hosted by the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM), together with the Norwegian Institute for Defense Studies and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, in Warsaw, Poland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blakes meets with Indian Deputy Chief of Mission Arun K. Singh, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER

7:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brimmer attends a breakfast hosted by Under Secretary Sherman for the Republic of Korea’s Transition Delegation, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

Assistant Secretary Countryman is on foreign travel to China and Israel through February 7 to discuss nonproliferation issues. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez delivers keynote remarks at “Outlook on the Americas” hosted by the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America, in Miami, FL. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

6:45 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez delivers keynote remarks at the Johns Hopkins University Model United Nations Conference, in Baltimore, MD. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer participates in the Foreign Policy Classroom, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
Pre set for video cameras: 9:45a.m. from the 21st Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 10:15 a. m. 21st Street Entrance Lobby.


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

8:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson is interviewed by Univision Radio, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES


2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones meets with TransCanada CEO Russ Girling, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL POSNER


Assistant Secretary Posner is on foreign travel to Islamabad, Pakistan; and Cairo, Egypt through February 13 to meet with government officials and civil society representatives on a range of issues, including on human rights and democracy promotion.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL-MILITARY AFFAIRS ANDREW SHAPIRO

10:30 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Shapiro meets with Lieutenant General Robert Caslen, Chief of the Office of Security Cooperation – Iraq (OSC-I), at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY ANN STOCK

Assistant Secretary Stock is on foreign travel to Nepal, Bangladesh and Burma through February 15 to meet with program participants and discuss and strengthen ECA programming. Please click here for more information.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE AND U.S. GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR ERIC GOOSBY

Ambassador Goosby attends the Department of Defense HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE STEPHEN RAPP, OFFICE OF GLOBAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in Freetown, Sierra Leone to participate in a conference on “Exploring the Legacy of the Special Court for Sierra Leoneand meet Sierra Leone officials regarding global criminal justice issues.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING JAKE SULLIVAN

10:30 a.m.
Director Sullivan meets with Humphrey School Policy Fellows, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

 



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