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Enough’s Coverage of Today’s Hearings

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Enough’s Coverage of Today’s Hearings

Posted by Enough Team on July 29, 2009

We’re heading up to Capitol Hill this morning for the House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on “New Challenges for International Peacekeeping Operations,” chaired by Congressman Howard Berman (D-CA).

Panel I begins at 10a.m. and will feature U.N. Ambassador Susan E. Rice. Following her testimony, the Committee will hear from Special Advisor to the U.N. Secretary-General Edward C. Luck on Panel II. The witnesses for Panel III include:

Richard S. Williamson
Partner, Winston & Strawn, LLP
Former Special Envoy to Sudan and Ambassador to The U.N. Commission on Human Rights

Erin A. Weir
Peacekeeping Advocate, Refugees International

Brett D. Schaefer
Jay Kingham Fellow in International Regulatory Affairs, The Heritage Foundation

Colonel William J. Flavin, USA, Retired
Directing Professor, U.S. Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute
U.S. Army War College   

Follow our coverage of the hearing on Twitter via Enough Said blogger Laura Heaton at laura4Enough. We’ll also be using #human to follow the day’s discussions.

Stay tuned this afternoon for the latest from the House subcommittee hearing Sudan: U.S. Policy and Implementation of the CPA, chaired by Rep. Donald Payne (D-NY). Enough Co-founder John Prendergast will testify.

For more perspective on this important week of human rights related hearings, check out this blog post from Enough’s Executive Director John Norris.