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Senate Foreign Relations Committee Week Ahead: February 5 - 9

WASHINGTON – This week, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will convene for one nominations hearing.

For all hearings, 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, nominees, staff, and the public. Masks and other PPE, as well as sanitation supplies, will be available at the hearing room entrance.

MEDIA POLICYPress 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. RSVP for all committee events, including hearings, and other special events. Cameras and audio recordings are not allowed in room S-116 for business meetings/markups. RSVP information is at the bottom of this advisory.


Thursday, February 8, 2024

Nominations Hearing

Presiding: Chair Ben Cardin (D-Md.)

9:30 a.m. ET


Agenda: Nominations


  1. Dr. Dafna Hochman Rand, of Maryland, to be Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

Click HERE for the full agenda for this meeting.

This meeting will be broadcasted live on



Members of the press should RSVP for public hearings, business meetings, and events by emailing Eric Harris at

No signs or paraphernalia are permitted to be brought into a hearing room by the general public.