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Senate Foreign Relations Committee Week Ahead: March 11 - 15

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

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, March 14, 2024

Committee Hearing

Presiding: Chair Ben Cardin (D-Md.)

10:30 a.m. ET


Agenda: U.S. Strategy in the Pacific Islands Region


  1. The Honorable Daniel J. Kritenbrink, Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C. 
  2. The Honorable Ely Ratner, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, D.C.

  3. The Honorable Michael Schiffer, Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Asia, U.S. Agency for International Development, Washington, D.C.

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.