***THE DAILY PUBLIC SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE***
SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN
Secretary Blinken is on travel to Tonga, New Zealand, and Australia from July 24-29, 2023.
9:30 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Blinken participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Monument to the Fallen in Nuku’alofa, Tonga.(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
9:45 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Blinken meets with Tongan Prime Minister Siaosi Sovaleni and Tongan Foreign Minister Fekitamoeloa ‘Utoikamanu in Nuku’alofa, Tonga.(POOLED CAMERA SPRAY AT TOP)
10:50 a.m. LOCAL Secretary Blinken holds a joint press availability withTongan Prime Minister Siaosi Sovaleni in Nuku’alofa, Tonga.(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
12:00 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Blinken participates in the U.S. Embassy Nuku’alofa dedication ceremony in Nuku’alofa, Tonga.(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
1:30 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Blinken meets with Peace Corps volunteers and partners in Nuku’alofa, Tonga.(OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)
6:45 p.m. LOCAL Secretary Blinken meets with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team in Wellington, New Zealand.(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE WENDY R. SHERMAN
Deputy Secretary Sherman has no public appointments.
DEPUTY SECRETARY FOR MANAGEMENT AND RESOURCES RICHARD R. VERMA
Deputy Secretary Verma is on travel to Mexico from July 24-26, 2023.
UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS VICTORIA J. NULAND
Under Secretary Nuland attends meetings and briefings at the Department of State.
UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY, AND THE ENVIRONMENT JOSE W. FERNANDEZ
10:00 a.m. Under Secretary Fernandez testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on “U.S. Economic Security: Addressing Economic Coercion and Increasing Competitiveness” on Capitol Hill.(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)
UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY BONNIE D. JENKINS
Under Secretary Jenkins is on travel to Colorado and the United Kingdom from July 20-27, 2023.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS LEE SATTERFIELD
Assistant Secretary Satterfield is on travel to New Zealand from July 23-29, 2023.
ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EUROPEAN AND EURASIAN AFFAIRS YURI KIM
9:00 a.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Kim meets with Government Plenipotentiary for Polish-Ukrainian Development Cooperation Jadwiga Emilewicz and President of the Governmental Agency for Strategic Reserves Michał Kuczmierowski at the Department of State.(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)
1:15 p.m. Department Press Briefing with Principal Deputy Spokesperson Vedant Patel.
The Department Press Briefing will be streamed live on the Department homepage and the Department YouTube Channel.