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Diplomacy in Action

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

WHEN: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
WHAT:  House Committee on Foreign Affairs Hearing on “Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi: Our Marine in Mexican Custody.” Subcommitee on the Western Hemisphere. Witnesses: Jill Tahmooressi, Mother of Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi; and Lieutenant Commander Montel B. Williams, US Navy (Retired), Veterans Advocate.

WHERE: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Ave SW
CONTACT:  202-225-5021; web site:
SOURCE: US House of Representatives – hearing announcement

WHEN: 5:30 – 8:00 pm
WHAT:  Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Discussion on “Challenges Facing the World Trade System.” Speakers: Ewa Bjorling, Minister of Trade for Sweden; Jagdish Bhagwati, Professor of Economics at Columbia University; and Anne Krueger, Senior Research Professor of International Economics.

WHERE: Kenney Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Ave, NW
CONTACT:  202-663-5600; web site:
SOURCE: SAIS – event announcement