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.