To mark the 30th anniversary of the passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) and the 25th anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA), the Religious Freedom Institute (RFI) holds a symposium featuring some of America’s greatest religious freedom experts and champions to discuss the contributions and continued importance of RFRA and IRFA.
Afternoon Session: International Religious Freedom Act
1:00 p.m. IRFA Overview Tom Farr, president emeritus, Religious Freedom Institute
1:15 p.m. Panel 3: Evaluating IRFA: Challenges and Successes
Susan Yoshihara, founder and president, American Council on Women, Peace, and Security (moderator)
Nathaniel Hurd, North America director and senior fellow for Public Policy, Religious Freedom Institute
Nadine Maenza, president of the International Religious Freedom Secretariat, and former Chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF)
Knox Thames, director, Global Faith and Inclusive Societies Program, Pepperdine University.