Prospects for Democratic Reconciliation and Workers' Rights in Bangladesh

Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Senate Dirksen 419 Presiding: Senator Menendez

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Witnesses

Panel One:

  1. The Honorable Nisha Desai Biswal
    Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs
    U.S. Department of State
    Washington , DC
  2. Mr. Eric Biel
    Acting Associate Deputy Undersecretary for International Affairs, Bureau of International Labor Affairs
    U.S. Department of Labor
    Washington , DC
  3. Mr. Lewis Karesh
    Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Labor
    Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
    Washington , DC

Panel Two:

  1. The Honorable Ellen Tauscher
    Chairman of the Board of Directors
    Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety
    Washington , DC
  2. Mr. Scott Nova
    Worker Rights Consortium
    Witness Signatory to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh
    Washington , DC
  3. Ms. Kalpona Akter
    Executive Director
    Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity
    Dhaka , Bangladesh