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USCIRF 2009-2010 Crapa Fellows Forum on International Religious Freedom

Following are details of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Crapa Fellows Forum.

What: Public Roundtable for 2009-2010 Crapa Fellows to discuss findings of their projects.

Who: 2009-2010 Crapa Fellows, Liora Danan, Maryann Cusimano Love, Ahmed Subhy Mansour, and Timothy Shah.

When: Wednesday, December 8, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm.

Where: USCIRF conference room, 800 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 790, Washington DC, 20002.

Findings to be discussed: The significance of international religious freedom for American strategic objectives, including democracy promotion and countering religious extremism and terrorism; materials and curriculum to better educate foreign service officers and other government personnel on religious freedom in international affairs and U.S. foreign policy; practical ways to better utilize U.S. public diplomacy initiatives to promote religious freedom; and Islamic perspectives that inform U.S. policy in countering religious extremism.

**Seating is limited, so please RSVP by contacting Anu Vakkalanka at mnarasimhan@uscirf.gov or (540) 230-6670 by Monday, December 6**