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August 8, 2014

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
AUGUST 8, 2014

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY


Secretary Kerry is on travel to Kabul, Afghanistan. He is accompanied by Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Daniel Feldman, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Afghanistan and Pakistan Jeffrey Eggers, Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS, and Spokesperson Jen Psaki. Please click here for more information.

9:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

10:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Afghan Presidential Candidate Ashraf Ghani, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

11:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with Afghan Presidential Candidate Abdullah Abdullah, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

12:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with the Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) UN Special Representative Jan Kubis, Afghan Presidential Candidate Abdullah Abdullah, and Afghan Presidential Candidate Ashraf Ghani, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

4:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry holds a press availability with the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) UN Special Representative Jan Kubis, Afghan Presidential Candidate Abdullah Abdullah, and Afghan Presidential Candidate Ashraf Ghani, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

10:30 a.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with Australian Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Beazley, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT CATHERINE NOVELLI

2:00 p.m.
Under Secretary Novelli attends a meeting at the White House.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE WHITE HOUSE)

3:30 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli attends a meeting at the Department of Treasury.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

Counselor Shannon is on travel to Bogota, Colombia through August 8, to lead the Presidential delegation for the Inauguration of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. Please click here for more information.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETE SELFRIDGE

3:00 p.m.
Ambassador Selfridge delivers opening remarks at the Closing Ceremony for the 2013-2014 Class of White House Fellows, at Blair House.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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

Ambassador Rapp is on official travel in Tokyo, Japan for meetings on international justice issues.

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANDREW O’BRIEN

10:30 a.m. Special Representative O’Brien speaks at the Women2Women International Leadership Program at Wheelock College, in Boston, Massachusetts.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Special Representative O’Brien speaks at a symposium on “Diaspora Engagement” at Dartmouth College as part of his Diaspora Tour, in Hanover, New Hampshire.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)



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