Speeches

USCIRF Chair Katrina Lantos Swett gave the following remarks at a conference, cosponsored by USCIRF and the National Endowment for Democracy on May 7, 2013 Introduction Thank you for that kind introduction. It truly is a pleasure to join you today at the National Endowment for Democracy as we... Read More
USCIRF Chair Katrina Lantos Swett gave the following remarks at a conference, cosponsored by USCIRF and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peaceon May 6, 2013. Thank you, Rainn Wilson, for that kind introduction.   It truly is an honor to speak to all of you today as we take part in a... Read More
USCIRF Comissionar M. Zuhdi Jasser gave the following remarks at the Council of Foreign Relations on Religious Freedom Conditions in Ethiopia on Thursday Feburary 14, 2013.     Introduction Thank you for that kind introduction.   I want to thank Ambassador Campbell and the... Read More
USCIRF Chair Katrina Lantos Swett gave the following remarks at a conference, cosponsored by USCIRF and Georgetown University's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs on December 7, 2012.    Thank you for that kind introduction.     I'd... Read More
USCIRF Chair Katrina Lantos Swett made the following remarks at the announcement of the Defending Freedoms Project on December 6, 2012, a project of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, in conjunction with USCIRF and Amnesty International USA.  The goal of this project is to increase... Read More
Thank you for that kind introduction. I want to thank all of you for joining us this evening -- and I especially would like to thank the members of the International Religious Freedom Caucus and the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission for co-hosting today's event on the plight of religious... Read More
I want to thank Mr. Adel Guindy and Coptic Solidarity for giving me the opportunity to speak briefly this afternoon about the status of religious freedom in Egypt and the recommendations our Commission is offering to address this serious situation. Since its inception nearly 15 years ago, USCIRF... Read More
Speaking for all of my USCIRF colleagues, I am delighted to join members of Congress, His Holiness, and our gracious Ahmadiyya hosts here in our nation's capital. Soon you will hear His Holiness speak about his vision of peace and freedom among peoples and nations. This has been the Ahmadiyya... Read More
October 24, 2011 Washington, D.C. - Vice Chair Elizabeth H. Prodromou gave the speech "What USCIRF Learned in Carrying Out Resolution 1631" At the Workshop on Protecting the Cultural Heritage of Cyprus: Sponsored by The Department of Antiquities and the Cyprus American... Read More
Dr. Elizabeth Prodromou, vice chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), on November 16 delivered a speech in Brussels on religious freedom in Turkey, sponsored by the Order of St. Andrew and the Pammakaristos Brotherhood Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, at the... Read More

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