DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE JANUARY 12, 2016

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SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

11:45 a.m. Secretary Kerry and Secretary of Defense Ash Carter meet with Philippines Secretary of Foreign Relations Albert F. Del Rosario and Philippines Secretary of Defense Violtaire T. Gazmin, at the Department of State.

(CAMERA SPRAY WITH REMARKS AT THE TOP)

Pre set time for video cameras: 10:45 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 11:15 a.m. from the 23rd Street Entrance Lobby.

1:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry and Secretary of Defense Ash Carter participate in a working lunch with Philippines Secretary of Foreign Relations Albert F. Del Rosario, and Philippines Secretary of Defense Violtaire T. Gazmin, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry attends President Obama’s State of the Union address, at the U.S. Capitol.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CONGRESS)

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DEPUTY SECRETARY ANTONY BLINKEN

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

DEPUTY SECRETARY HEATHER HIGGINBOTTOM

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

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

11:15 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with American Airlines Executive Vice President Steve Johnson, at the Department of State

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR CIVILIAN SECURITY, DEMOCRACY, AND HUMAN RIGHTS SARAH SEWALL

Under Secretary Sewall is on travel to India. Please click here for more information.

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

Counselor Shannon is on travel to The Hague to attend the Global Counter Terrorism Forum Ministerial. Please click here for more information.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETER SELFRIDGE

11:45 a.m. Ambassador Selfridge assists with Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, Philippines Secretary of Foreign Relations Albert F. Del Rosario, and Philippines Secretary of Defense Violtaire T. Gazmin, at the Department of State.

2:00 p.m. Ambassador Selfridge hosts a State of the Administration event for members of the Diplomatic Corps with Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting Ben Rhodes, at Blair House in Washington, D.C.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:00 p.m. Ambassador Selfridge accompanies members of the Diplomatic Corps to President Obama’s State of the Union address, at the U.S. Capitol.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY CONGRESS)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin delivers opening remarks at the Department of Homeland Security’s event “Expanding and Informing Public – Private Collaboration in the Illicit Trade Arena,” in Arlington, Virginia.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL

11:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Russel participates in Secretary Kerry’s meeting with Secretary Carter, Philippines Secretary of Foreign Relations Albert F. Del Rosario, and Philippines Secretary of Defense Violtaire T. Gazmin, at the Department of State.

(CAMERA SPRAY WITH REMARKS AT THE TOP)

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Russel participates in Secretary Kerry’s working lunch with Secretary Carter, Philippines Secretary of Foreign Relations Albert F. Del Rosario, and Philippines Secretary of Defense Violtaire T. Gazmin, at the Department of State.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS EVAN RYAN

8:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Ryan delivers remarks at a workshop for federal law enforcement on the worldwide threats to cultural heritage, in Washington, D.C.

(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield is on travel to Comoros, Madagascar, and Mauritius from January 8 to January 13. Please click here for more information.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE FOR GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES CATHERINE RUSSELL

9:30 a.m. Ambassador Russell attends a meeting at the White House.

(MEDIA DETERMINED BY WHITE HOUSE

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