Wednesday, March 27, 2013
DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2013
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2013
SECRETARY JOHN KERRY
Secretary Kerry is on foreign travel to Paris, France.
8:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry meets with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, in Paris, France.
8:25 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a working breakfast with Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, in Paris, France.
10:00 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a meet and greet with French business leaders, in Paris, France.
10:15 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Kerry participates in a U.S.-France business dialogue, in Paris, France.
UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN
5:30 p.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with former President of Lebanon Amine Pierre Gemayel, at the Department of State.
UNDER SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC DIPLOMACY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS TARA SONENSHINE
11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Sonenshine delivers remarks on “Public Diplomacy and Countering Violent Extremism,” at the University of Maryland.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE7:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Blake participates in a digital video conference with Embassy Dushanbe Entry Level Officers, at the Department of State.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN
Assistant Secretary Countryman leads the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty throughMarch 28, at the United Nations.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ
Assistant Secretary Fernandez is on foreign travel to Abu Dhabi and Dubai from March 26 to March 29 to participate in the third session of the U.S. – UAE Economic Policy Dialogue. On Wednesday, Assistant Secretary Fernandez travels to Dubai to participate in an American Business Council roundtable. He speaks to students at American University in Sharjah about U.S. economic policy in the region and holds meetings with a range of business leaders to discuss ways to promote economic growth.
ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR MICHAEL KOZAK
11:30 a.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Kozak meets with a group of law students from the University of California, Berkeley, at the Department of State.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANN STOCK12:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Stock attends a luncheon in honor of U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein Don Beyer, hosted at the residence of Swiss Ambassador to the U.S. Manuel Sager, in Washington, DC.
ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS JOE YUN
Acting Assistant Secretary Yun is on foreign travel to China, the Republic of Korea, and Japan.
AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA4:00 p.m. Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Foreign Minister of Sierra Leone Dr. Samura Kamara, at the Department of State.
SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS RETA JO LEWIS
11:00 a.m. Special Representative Lewis meets with the Brazilian Ambassador to the U.S. Mauro Vieira, in Washington, DC.