December 22, 2017


*** THE DAILY PUBLIC SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE***

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
DECEMBER 22, 2017

SECRETARY REX TILLERSON
Secretary Tillerson has no public appointments.

DEPUTY SECRETARY JOHN SULLIVAN
Deputy Secretary Sullivan attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS THOMAS SHANNON
7:30 a.m. Under Secretary Shannon attends a working breakfast with Guatemalan Ambassador
to the United States Manuel Espina, in Washington, D.C.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Shannon officiates the swearing-in ceremony of U.S. Ambassador-
designate to the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste Kathleen Fitzpatrick, at the Department of
State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS DONALD Y.
YAMAMOTO

11:00 a.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Yamamoto meets with Ghanaian Ambassador to the
United States Dr. Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, at the Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS
SUSAN THORNTON

11:00 a.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Thornton attends the swearing-in ceremony of U.S.
Ambassador-designate to the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste Kathleen Fitzpatrick, at the
Department of State.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)