Subcommittee Hearing

Ninth Summit of The Americas

Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women's Issues Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022 Time: 09:00 AM Location: SD-106 and Videoconference Presiding: Senator Kaine
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For this hearing, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members,witnesses, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room.

Accordingly, press seating is limited. All media must RSVP to your respective gallery to reserve a seat, and only Hill-credentialed media will be permitted to attend.

Per CDC guidelines, press should wear a mask. Masks and other PPE, as well as sanitation supplies, will be available at the entrance to the hearing room.

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are currently not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, other in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing.


Panel I

  1. Mr. Kevin O'Reilly
    Summit of the Americas National Coordinator
    U.S. Department of State
    Washington , D.C.

Panel II

  1. Mr. Eric Farnsworth
    Vice President
    Council of the Americas
    Washington , D.C.
  2. Dr. Rebecca Bill Chavez
    President and CEO
    Inter-American Dialogue
    Washington , D.C.