Business Meeting

Business Meeting


Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 Time: 02:15 PM Location: S-116 Capitol Building Presiding: Senator Kerry

There was no video broadcast for this event.

Agenda


Legislation

S. 384, the Global Food Security Act of 2009, with an amendment

S. 705, Overseas Private Investment Corporation Reauthorization Act

S. Res. , a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the Fifth Summit of the Americas in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, from April 17-19, 2009

S. Con. Res. 11, a concurrent resolution condemning all forms of anti-Semitism and reaffirming the support of Congress for the mandate of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, and for other purposes

S. Res. 9, a resolution commemorating 90 years of U.S.-Polish diplomatic relations

S. Res. 20, a resolution celebrating the 60th anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization

S. Res. 56, a resolution urging the Government of Moldova to ensure a fair and democratic election Process for the parliamentary elections on April 5, 2009

Witnesses


Nominees

  1. Ms. Esther Brimmer
    Nominee to be Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs
  2. Mr. Karl Eikenberry
    Nominee to be Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
  3. Mr. Timothy Geithner
    Nominee to be U.S. Governor of the International Monetary Fund, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Inter-American Development Bank,the African Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the African Development Fund, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  4. Mr. Philip Gordon
    Nominee to be Assistant Secretary of State
    European and Eurasian Affairs
  5. The Honorable Rose E. Gottemoeller
    Nominee to be Assistant Secretary of State
    Verification and Compliance
  6. Mr. Christopher Hill
    Nominee to be Ambassador to the Republic of Iraq
  7. Mr. Richard R. Verma
    Nominee to be Assistant Secretary of State
    Legislative Affairs
  8. Ms. Melanne Verveer
    Nominee to be Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues