September 20, 2017


DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

The Department of State’s Office of Press Relations for the 72nd United Nations General Assembly will be at the Palace Hotel Room 3819 and can be reached at 202-485-2018. To access the Palace Press Office, please use the Guest Elevators to the 38th floor. Members of the press must present press credentials and photo identification. Briefings to the press will be held in Room 3818 Press Office Suite throughout the week. We will provide information on these as schedules become available. For more information about media access to events at the United Nations, please call the UN Office of Media Accreditation 212-963-6934.

SECRETARY REX TILLERSON

9:30 a.m. Secretary Tillerson attends President Donald Trump’s meeting with Jordanian King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein, at the Palace Hotel, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE WHITE HOUSE)

10:30 a.m. Secretary Tillerson attends President Donald Trump’s meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, at the Palace Hotel, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE WHITE HOUSE)

11:30 a.m. Secretary Tillerson meets with the staff and employees from USUN Mission, at the Palace Hotel, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

1:15 p.m. Secretary Tillerson attends President Donald Trump’s Africa Leaders Luncheon, at the Palace Hotel, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE WHITE HOUSE)

3:00 p.m. Secretary Tillerson attends President Donald Trump’s meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa May, at the Palace Hotel, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE WHITE HOUSE)

4:30 p.m. Secretary Tillerson attends President Donald Trump’s meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, at the Palace Hotel, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE WHITE HOUSE)

6:00 p.m. Secretary Tillerson attends the Joint Commission Meeting hosted by EU, at the United Nations, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY THE UNITED NATIONS)

7:40 p.m. Secretary Tillerson holds a press availability, in the Rhinelander Gallery South, at the New York Hilton Midtown, in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Preset for cameras: 7:00 pm Rhinelander Gallery South, the New York Hilton Midtown

Final access: 7:20 pm Rhinelander Gallery South, the New York Hilton Midtown

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DEPUTY SECRETARY JOHN SULLIVAN

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

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS JUDITH GARBER

3:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Garber meets with UK Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research, and Innovation Jo Johnson and Chief Executive-Designate for UK Research and Innovation Sir Mark Walport, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:30 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Garber participates in Signing Ceremony for the U.S.-UK Science and Technology Agreement with UK Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research, and Innovation Jo Johnson and Chief Executive-Designate for UK Research and Innovation Sir Mark Walport, at the Department of State.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Tracey Jacobson,, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Simon Henshaw, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Tina Kaidanow, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Elisabeth Millard, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Satterfield, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Susan Thornton, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs and Acting Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Alice Wells, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Donald Y. Yamamoto, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Hemisphere Affairs Francisco (Paco) Palmieri, Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Brett McGurk, Acting Assistant Secretary of Conflict and Stabilization Operations Tom Hushek, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy Ambassador-at-Large Deborah L. Birx, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Tracey Ann Jacobson, attend meetings and events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.