Public Schedule – Secretary Blinken’s Virtual Travel to Africa – April 27, 2021

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

SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN

Secretary Blinken is on virtual travel to Africa.  Please click here for more information.

8:00 a.m. Secretary Blinken participates in a prerecorded Young African Leaders Initiative Engagement, from the Department of State.
(VIRTUAL OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

This event will be streamed on www.state.gov.

 9:00 a.m. Secretary Blinken meets virtually with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama, from the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

Remarks will be live streamed on www.state.gov.

9:45 a.m. Secretary Blinken participates in a prerecorded U.S.-Nigeria Health Partnership Event, from the Department of State.
(VIRTUAL OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

This event will be streamed on www.state.gov.

10:30 a.m. Secretary Blinken meets virtually with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Ambassador Raychelle Omamo, from the Department of State.
(POOLED PRESS COVERAGE)

Remarks will be live streamed on www.state.gov.

11:15 a.m. Secretary Blinken participates in a prerecorded Kenya-U.S. Interagency Clean Energy Event, from the Department of State.
(VIRTUAL OPEN PRESS COVERAGE)

This event will be streamed on www.state.gov.

11:40 a.m. Secretary Blinken participates in a prerecorded Town Hall with U.S. Mission Nigeria and U.S. Embassy Nairobi Employees and Family Members, from the Department of State.
(VIRTUAL OPEN PRESS COVERAGE FOR OPENING REMARKS)

Opening Remarks will be streamed on www.state.gov.

DEPUTY SECRETARY WENDY R. SHERMAN

Deputy Secretary Sherman attends meetings and briefings, from the Department of State.

DEPUTY SECRETARY FOR MANAGEMENT AND RESOURCES BRIAN P. MCKEON

Deputy Secretary McKeon attends meetings and briefings, from the Department of State.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS DAVID HALE

Under Secretary Hale attends meetings and briefings, at the Department of State.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR European and Eurasian Affairs Philip T. Reeker

1:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Reeker delivers remarks at the American Council on Germany and Atlantik-Brücke virtual panel discussion “Reaffirming and Reimagining the Transatlantic Alliance:  Facing Shared Challenges Together”, from the Department of State.
(MEDIA DETERMINED BY HOST)

 7:00 p.m. Acting Assistant Secretary Reeker meets with Italian Ambassador to the United States Armando Varricchio, in Washington, D.C.
(CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE)

BRIEFING SCHEDULE

No Department Press Briefing.