Global Counterterrorism Forum

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
SEPTEMBER 2
3, 2014

The Department of State’s Office of Press Relations for the 69th United Nations General Assembly will be at the Waldorf Astoria Suite 24M and can be reached at 646-313-4713. To access Waldorf Astoria Suite 24M, members of the press should present press credentials.

Briefings to the press will be held in the 24M Press Office Suite throughout the week. We will provide information on these as schedules become available.

Media pools should arrive in the 24M Press Office 45 minutes prior to each bilateral meeting.

For more information about media access to events at the United Nations, please call the UN Office of Media Accreditation (212) 963-6934.

SECRETARY JOHN KERRY

7:45 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

8:15 a.m. Secretary Kerry attends an event on human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. This event will be streamed live on www.state.gov.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
All interested media should meet on the 3rd floor in the Astor Room by 7:30 a.m.

8:45 a.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE BOTTOM)

9:30 a.m. Secretary Kerry attends an event on Unaccompanied Alien Children, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

11:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry co-chairs the Global Counterterrorism Forum, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Please click here for more information on the GCTF.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
All interested media should meet on the 18th floor in the Starlight room by 10:15 a.m.

1:25 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Iraqi President Mohammed Fuad Masum, at the UN.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

2:15 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Arab League Secretary General al-Araby, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

2:50 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Hassan Shoukry, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

3:25 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with OIC Secretary General Iyad Ameen Madan, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

3:40 p.m. Secretary Kerry attends a meeting with Gulf State leaders in support of the international coalition to destroy and degrade ISIL, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

4:35 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

5:10 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Vatican Secretary of State Archbishop Pietro Parolin, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

5:55 p.m. Secretary Kerry meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS

8:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns delivers remarks at the “Expanding Economic Connectivity in Greater Central Asia” event at the Asia Society in New York City. Please click here for more information.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

1:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with the Georgian, Moldovan and Ukrainian Representatives, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Tunisian Foreign Minister Mongi Hamdi, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN

Under Secretary Sherman attends meetings in conjunction with the UN General Assembly and the EU-led P5+1 talks on Iran’s nuclear program in New York City.

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

11:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Uruguayan Foreign Minister Luis Almagro, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

12:00 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli meets with Dominican Republic Foreign Minister Andres Navarro Garcia, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

3:30 p.m. Under Secretary Novelli attends a reception hosted by the Clinton Global Initiative and the Elephant Protection Initiative, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON

11:00 a.m. Counselor Shannon meets with Lao Vice Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

2:50 p.m. Counselor Shannon accompanies Secretary Kerry at a meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Hassan Shoukry, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL PETE SELFRIDGE

Ambassador Selfridge assists with events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS NISHA DESAI BISWAL

8:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal attends a breakfast hosted by the Asia Society, in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with Maldives Foreign Secretary Dunya Maumoon, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with Sri Lankankan Foreign Secretary Professor GL Peiris, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

4:15 p.m. Assistant Secretary Biswal meets with Slovakian Special Representative Miroslav Jenca, in New York.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND NONPROLIFERATION TOM COUNTRYMAN

12:20 p.m. Assistant Secretary Countryman continues his participation at the IAEA General Assembly and speaks at an event on “The Political Factor in the Development, Implementation, and Promotion of the Nuclear Security Program.” Please click here for more information.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERTA JACOBSON

Assistant Secretary Jacobson attends events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

7:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson hosts a breakfast with Spanish Secretary of State for Latin American Affairs and International Development Cooperation Jesus Gracia, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

9:30 a.m. Assistant Secretary Jacobson accompanies Secretary Kerry for an event on Unaccompanied Alien Children, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS VICTORIA NULAND

Assistant Secretary Nuland attends events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NEAR EASTERN AFFAIRS ANNE PATTERSON

Assistant Secretary Patterson attends events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS CHARLES RIVKIN

Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

2:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Rivkin attends a Millennium Development Goals Countdown event “Innovating for Impact: MDGs and Beyond,” in New York City.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AFFAIRS SHEBA CROCKER

10:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker meets with German Director-General for UN and Global Issues Dr. Patricia Flor, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker accompanies Secretary Kerry at the Global Counterterrorism Task Force, the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Please click here for more information on the GCTF.
(OPEN PRESS FOR REMARKS AT TOP)

3:25 p.m. Assistant Secretary Crocker accompanies Secretary Kerry at a meeting with OIC Secretary General Iyad Ameen Madan, in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS LINDA THOMAS-GREENFIELD

Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield attends events surrounding the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIA AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANNY RUSSEL

7:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Russel accompanies Secretary Kerry at a meeting with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE TOP)

8:15 a.m. Assistant Secretary Russel accompanies Secretary Kerry at an event on human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

8:45 a.m. Assistant Secretary Russel accompanies Secretary Kerry for a meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT THE BOTTOM)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA

11:00 a.m. Ambassador CdeBaca moderates a panel discussion on “Market Mechanisms as Tools in the Fight Against Human Trafficking,” at the Clinton Global Initiative. Please click here for more information.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE GLOBAL AIDS COORDINATOR DEBORAH BIRX

12:00 p.m. Ambassador Birx attends an Organization of African First Ladies Against (OAFLA) HIV/AIDS event, in Washington, DC.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS ANDREW O’BRIEN

2:00 p.m. Special Representative O’Brien attends the “Innovating for Impact: The MDGs and Beyond” event hosted by USAID and UK Department for International Development, in New York City. Please click here for more information.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

SPECIAL ENVOY TO SUDAN AND SOUTH SUDAN DONALD BOOTH

4:00 p.m. Special Envoy Booth meets with Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Sudan and South Sudan Haile Menkerios, in New York City.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

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