USCIRF Marks 25th Anniversary of International Religious Freedom Act of 1998

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The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) holds an event at 3 p.m. ET on Oct. 23 to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (IRFA).

Agenda:

Opening Remarks
Abraham Cooper, Chair, USCIRF
Frederick A. Davie, Vice Chair, USCIRF

Congressional Remarks
All Members of Congress are invited to speak.
Confirmed:
Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), Chair, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV)
Rep. Mike Lawler (R-NY)
Rep. Burgess Owens (R-UT)

Panel I – A Retrospective and Prospective Look on IRFA’s Passage
Frank Wolf, Commissioner, USCIRF
Former Senator Don Nickles
Former Senator Joe Lieberman

Panel II – Raising Awareness of Religious Prisoners of Conscience Through Frank R. Wolf FoRB Victims List and TLHRC Defending Freedoms Project
Frank Wolf, Commissioner, USCIRF; Former Co-Chair, Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission (TLHRC)
Panelists will be added upon confirmation

Panel III – USCIRF’s Key Accomplishments and Upcoming Activities
USCIRF Commissioners and Staff

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