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May 23, 2013

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

Secretary Kerry is on foreign travel to Jerusalem and Ramallah. Secretary Kerry is accompanied by Spokesperson Psaki and VADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., JCS. Click here for more information.

10:15 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.

(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

1:15 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah.

(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)

7:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem.

(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY PRECEDING MEETING)


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DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

11:15 a.m.
Deputy Secretary Burns meets with the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights Director Janez Lenarčič at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

5:45 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Stephen Beecroft at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)


UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman is on foreign travel to New Delhi, India from May 23 to May 25. Click here for more information.

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

10:00 a.m.
Under Secretary Hormats testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on European Union Economic Relations: Crisis and Opportunity on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

12:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats delivers remarks at a policy dialogue focused on the New Silk Road, hosted by The Cohen Group, at the Willard Hotel.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

4:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats meets with Bloomberg senior executives and members of the U.S.-India Business Council at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

6:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Hormats attends a reception in honor of the German Vice-Chancellor and Minister of Economics Dr. Philipp Rosler at the W Hotel.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine meets with the U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand David Huebner at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine hosts a luncheon for Capitol Hill staffers at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:30 p.m.
Under Secretary Sonenshine addresses the European Union Press and Public Diplomacy Counselors at the Delegation of the European Union in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
ROSE GOTTEMOELLER


12:30 p.m. LOCAL
Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller delivers remarks at the Conference on Military and Political Aspects of European Security hosted by the Russian Ministry of Defense in Moscow, Russia.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)



CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL

3:00 p.m. Ambassador Marshall and the Board of Trustees of the Blair House Restoration Fund host the Blair House Restoration Fund Spring Reception at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONFLICT AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS RICHARD BARTON

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rick Barton attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)


ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Blake joins Under Secretary Hormats at a lunch discussion with The Cohen Group at the Willard Hotel.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)



ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AFFAIRS
WILLIAM R. BROWNFIELD


10:00 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Western Hemisphere Subcommittee on Capitol Hill.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN


Assistant Secretary Countryman is on foreign travel to Mexico City, Mexico, to attend the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT) Plenary Meeting. Click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

Assistant Secretary Fernandez is on foreign travel to Ankara, Turkey, until May 24, leading the U.S. delegation to the 10th U.S.–Turkey Economic Partnership Commission meeting, and Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Madrid, Spain. Click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER

10:15 a.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer delivers remarks to students in the Public Affairs Officers’ Tradecraft Course at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

12:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Hammer participates in a luncheon, hosted by Under Secretary Sonenshine for Capitol Hill staffers, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON


1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE)

7:00 p.m.
Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends an event at the Inter-American Dialogue.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

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


Assistant Secretary Jones is on foreign travel to Galway, Ireland from May 23 through 25. Click here for more information.

2:15 p.m. LOCAL Assistant Secretary Jones meets with U.S.-Ireland R&D Partnership Ireland co-chair Dr. Killian Halpin and Northern Ireland co-chair Prof. Fabian Monds at the National University in Galway in Galway, Ireland.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD


Assistant Secretary Richard is on foreign travel to Colombia. Click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK

10:30 A.M.
Assistant Secretary Ann Stock meets the U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand David Huebner at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS JOSEPH YUN


Acting Assistant Secretary of State Joseph Yun is on foreign travel to Indonesia, Brunei and Vietnam May 20-29 for bilateral and multilateral meetings with senior officials. Click here for more information.

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

Ambassador CdeBaca is on foreign travel to Berlin, Germany for the National Rapporteurs on Trafficking in Persons Conference.


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

Ambassador Rapp is on foreign travel to Uganda to attend official meetings regarding global criminal justice issues.

SPECIAL ENVOY TO MONITOR AND COMBAT ANTI-SEMITISM IRA FORMAN


Special Envoy Forman is on foreign travel to Poland to visit historical Holocaust sites with an international group of imams. Click here for more information.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN

2:30 p.m. Director McKean meets with Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



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