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  • Hearing Focuses on Global Effort to Combat Alzheimers Disease
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    Combating Alzheimer's Disease

    A House Foreign Affairs Global Health subcommittee held a hearing on global efforts to combat Alzheimer’s disease. Witnesses included officials from the National Institutes of Health as well as…

  • Hearing Focuses on Political Crisis in Congo
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    Political Crisis in Congo

    State Department officials and Africa experts testified before a House subcommittee on the political situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Witnesses discussed the severe…

  • Hearing Explores Proposed Changes in US Policy Toward Africa
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    State Department and USAID Funding for Africa

    The acting State Department assistant secretary for African affairs and the acting USAID assistant administrator for Africa testified at a hearing on the agencies' fiscal year 2018 budget…

  • Hearing Focuses on Violence in South Sudan
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    Violence in South Sudan

    Current and former U.S. special envoys testified at a hearing on the violence and humanitarian situation in the South Sudanese civil war. The witnesses suggested actions the United States…

  • Vu Minh Khanh Testifies on Political Prisoners in Vietnam
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    Political Prisoners in Vietnam

    Vu Minh Khanh, wife of imprisoned human rights attorney Nguyen Van Dai, testified at a hearing on political prisoners in Vietnam. Nguyen Van Dai was detained by the Vietnamese government in December 2015 on…

  • Hearing on the Global Zika Virus Outbreak
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    Global Zika Virus Outbreak

    The directors of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and USAID’s assistant administrator for global health testified at a…

  • The Political and Security Crisis in Burundi
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    The Political and Security Crisis in Burundi

  • Wildlife Poaching
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    Wildlife Poaching

  • Hearing on International Parental Child Abduction
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    International Child Abduction

    Witnesses testified at a hearing examining federal actions to comply with a law passed the previous year in resolving cases of children abducted from the U.S. and held in foreign countries.…

  • Security Assistance In Africa
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    Security Assistance In Africa

  • Hearing on Sex Trafficking Victims
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    Sex Trafficking Victims

    The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Global Human Rights held a hearing on the partnerships between U.S. government and non-governmental organizations that rescue trafficking victims.…

  • The African Growth And Opportunity Act AGOA
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    The African Growth And Opportunity Act (AGOA)

  • Hearing on Human Rights in Syria
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    Humanitarian Aid to Syria

    Witnesses testified at a House Foreign Affairs joint subcommittee hearing on Syria’s humanitarian crisis. Officials with the State Department and USAID said that while monetary aid was…

  • The USAfrica Leaders Summit Seven Months Later Progress and Setbacks
  • Hearing on Human Rights in Cuba
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    Human Rights in Cuba

    Advocates for Cuban political prisoners testified on that country’s human rights record. The witnesses were critical of the Obama administration’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba.

  • Hearing on Ebola Response in West Africa
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    West African Ebola Response

    Representatives from several organizations including Doctors Without Borders and International Medical Corps testified at a hearing on the international response to the West Africa Ebola…

  • Hearing on Energy in Africa
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    Energy Access and Security in Africa

    The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations held a hearing on energy security and development challenges in Africa. In…

  • Hearing on Ebola Outbreak in Africa
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    Ebola Virus

    Witnesses testified at a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on the threat of the Ebola virus. Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said the Ebola outbreak in…

  • Irans Human Rights Record
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    Human Rights in Iran

    Witnesses testified on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s human rights record since taking office on August 4, 2013. Cler Baheri, an Iranian-born member of the Baha’i community, spoke about…

  • Tiananmen Square Protests Survivors Stories
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    Tiananmen Square Protests 25th Anniversary

    Survivors from the June 4, 1989, Tiananmen Square protests and massacre shared their stories at a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing marking the 25th anniversary of the student…

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