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April 16, 2013

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

10:00 a.m.
Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, Saud al-Faisal, at the Department of State.
(CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)
Pre-set time for video cameras: 9:30 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.
Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 9:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.


DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

8:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns delivers opening remarks at the South Sudan Economic Partners Forum, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a reception in honor of Israel’s 65 years of independence, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

8:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. Cui Tiankai, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:45 p.m.
Under Secretary Sherman meets with ten Francophone African Supreme Court Justices, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

11:30 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with an EU Commission Delegation, Johannes Laitbenberger, Head of Cabinet, Hugo Sobral, Deputy Head of Cabinet, Diplomatic Adviser and António José Cabral, Senior Adviser, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats holds a conference call with Philip F. Blumberg, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Blumberg Capital Partners group of companies, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with a delegation of senior business leaders from the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats meets with Dr. Gordon de Brouwer, Associate Secretary in Australia's Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and Australia's G-20 Sherpa, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVEAGE)

6:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends a reception celebrating Israel's Sixty Five Years of Independence, in Washington, DC.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

Under Secretary Sonenshine is on foreign travel to Russia, Ukraine, and Georgia from April 8 through 16. Please click here for more information.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

10:00 a.m. Ambassador Marshall assists with the bilateral meeting of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, HRH Prince Saud al-Faisal, at the U.S. Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall assists with the working visit of HH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates, at the White House.
(MEDIA DETEMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

3:15 p.m. Ambassador Marshall hosts a State of the Administration briefing for members of the Diplomatic Corps featuring the United States Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS FREDERICK BARTON

1:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Barton attends a meeting at the White House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Kazakhstan American Chamber of Commerce President Kenneth Mack, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Mark Schneider and Alan Keenan, International Crisis Group, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:15 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Blake meets with Bangladesh Minister of Environment and Forests Dr. Hasan Mahmud, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANZIATION AFFAIRS ESTHER BRIMMER


Assistant Secretary Brimmer meets with representatives from the Mexican Foreign Ministry, in Mexico City, Mexico.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

Assistant Secretary Fernandez is on travel to San Jose, Costa Rica from April 15 through 17 to lead the U.S. delegation at a regional economic dialogue. He will also attend an event on strengthening healthcare systems and meet with government and business community representatives. Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson is interviewed by Natalia Romero of Costa Rica’s Telenoticias, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA


11:00 a.m. Ambassador CdeBaca is on travel to speak at the Global Philanthropy Forum on the Outrage of Modern-Day Slavery and Preventing Human Trafficking, in Redwood, CA.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

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

9:00 a.m. LOCAL
Ambassador Goosby delivers remarks on “U.S. Government Priorities for HIV Treatment in Resource-Poor Settings for the Next Decade: Working Toward an AIDS-free Generation” at the Second Conference on Anti-retroviral Drug Optimization, in Cape Town, South Africa.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel in Hanoi, Vietnam to meet with Vietnamese officials, and to be a guest lecturer at the Hanoi premiere of the recently-restored documentary, Nuremberg: Its Lesson For Today, at Ministry of Culture, Hanoi Academy of Theater and Cinema.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS

Special Representative Lewis is on foreign travel in Tianjin, China to participate in the third U.S. – China Governors Forum with Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell, and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. Please click here for more information.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

2:00 p.m. Director of Policy Planning David McKean meets with Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m.
Director of Policy Planning David McKean meets with Ambassador Charles Ford, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



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