Committee on International Relations

COMMITTEE BUSINESS SCHEDULED WEEK OF May 19, 2003

***Meetings/Hearings/Markups***


***Hearings/Meetings/Markups***

Tuesday, May 20, 2003

2:30 p.m. CLASSIFIED MEMBERS ONLY BRIEFING regarding India, Pakistan and Afghanistan given by Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage.
Room 2200 Rayburn House Office Building

Wednesday, May 21, 2003

10:30 a.m. “The Future of Kosovo”- Full Committee Hearing.
Room 2172 Rayburn House Office Building
Witnesses: Ms. Janet L. Bogue, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Department of State; The Honorable Joseph J. DioGuardi, President, Albanian American Civic League (Former Member of Congress); Mr. Daniel Serwer, Director, Balkans Initiative, U.S. Institute of Peace; Mr. James O’Brien, The Albright Group (Former Special Presidential Envoy for the Balkans and Senior Advisor to Secretary of State Madeline Albright); Ms. Shirley Cloyes Dioguardi, Balkans Affairs Advisor, Albanian American Civic League

2:30 p.m. MEMBERS ONLY meeting with His Excellency Sheikh Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Commander in Chief of Bahrain, hosted by the Subcommittee on the Middle East and Central Asia.
Room H-139 The Capitol

COMMITTEE BUSINESS FOR WEEK OF MAY 12, 2003

***Hearings/Meetings/Markups***

Tuesday, May 13, 2003


2:00 p.m. "Reviewing the Sudan Peace Act" - Subcommittee on Africa Hearing.
Witnesses: Roger Winter, Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, USAID; The Honorable Walter H. Kansteiner III, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, Department of State.

Wednesday, May 14, 2003

10:30 a.m. MEMBERS ONLY CLASSIFIED briefing on United Nations Security Council Resolution regarding Iraq reconstruction given by the Honorable Marc Grossman, Under Secretary, Office of the Undersecretary for Political Affairs, Department of State.

12:30 p.m. “U.S. Cooperative Threat Reduction and Nonproliferation Programs: How Far Have We Come - Where are We Heading? -Part II
Witnesses: Ms. Laura S. H. Holgate, Vice President for Russia/NIS Programs, Nuclear Threat Initiative; Mr. Kenneth N. Luongo, Executive Director, Russian-American Nuclear Security Advisory Council; James Clay Moltz, Ph.D., Associate Director and Research Professor, Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies; Mr. Jon B. Wolfsthal, Associate and Deputy Director, Non-Proliferation Project, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Thursday, May 15, 2003

10:30 a.m. “United States Policy Toward Iraq” - Full Committee Hearing.
Witnesses: The Honorable Alan P. Larson, Under Secretary, Bureau of Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs, Department of State; The Honorable Douglas J. Feith, Under Secretary for Policy, Department of Defense; The Honorable Wendy J. Chamberlin, Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Asia and the Near East, USAID; Lt. Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, USAF, Director, Operations, The Joint Chiefs of Staff.

2:00 p.m. MEMBERS ONLY CLASSIFIED briefing on Secretary Powell’s recent visit to the Middle East given by the Honorable William Burns, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Department of State.

***Floor***

H. Con. Res. 160 (Smith, N) - Expressing the sense of Congress that the United Nations should remove the economic sanctions against Iraq completely and without condition. Agreed to by yea-and-nay vote of 409 yeas with none voting “nay,” (Roll No. 184.)

H. R. 192 (Smith, C) - To amend the Microenterprise for Self-Reliance Act of 2000 and the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to increase assistance for the poorest people in developing countries under microenterprise assistance programs under those acts. Agreed to by voice vote.

S. 243 (Allen) - Concerning participation of Taiwan in the World Health Organization.

***Legislation Introduced***

Tuesday, May 13, 2003


H. R. 2071 (Flake) - A bill to allow travel between the United States and Cuba.

Wednesday, May 14, 2003

H. Con. Res. 180 (Lee) - Concurrent resolution calling on the President to urge the other members of the Group of Eight (G-8) at the upcoming G-8 meeting from June 1-3, 2003, in Evian, France, to pledge and contribute a substantial amount of new resources to the fight against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria.

H. Con. Res. 181 (Ortiz) - Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the obligations of Mexico under the Treaty Between the United States of America and Mexico of 1944 relating to the use of the Colorado, Rio Grande, and Tijuana Rivers.

H. Res. 235 (Hinchey) - A resolution urging the government of Argentina to build upon the steps it has taken to shed light on the relocation to Argentina of Nazis and other war criminals following the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945 and the subsequent end of World War II and release all official records pertaining to the relocation of Argentina of Nazis and other war criminals following these events.

Thursday, May 15, 2003

H. R. 2112 (Lantos) - A bill to provide support for North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) peacekeeping within Iraq.

H. R. 2121 (Tiahrt) - A bill to amend the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship Act of 1990 to authorize additional appropriations for the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship Program Trust Fund, and for other purposes.

H. Res. 237 (Lee) - A resolution honoring the life and work of Walter Sisulu, a critical leader in the movement to free South Africa of apartheid, on the occasion of his death.

*** Presidential Messages, Executive and Other Communications Received ***

International Disaster Assistance and Transition Initiatives Program Allocations - FY 2003 - April, 23, 2003, USAID, pursuant to Sec. 653 (a) of the FAA of 1961; unnumbered.

Notice that Madagascar and Mauritius Are Eligible for Negotiation of ACSA with DoD - April 23, 2003, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, pursuant to 10 U.S.C., Sec. 2342 (b); unnumbered.

USAID Congressional Notification for Cuba - April 28, 2003, USAID, $1,500,000 to support “Civil Society Development Through Information Dissemination”; CN #84-#89.

USAID Congressional Notification for Georgia - April 29, 2003, USAID, $13,200,000 in FY 03 FSA funds for “Accelerated Development and Growth of Small and Medium Enterprises in Targeted Areas”, pursuant to Sec. 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7); CN #90.

USAID Congressional Notification for Georgia - April 29, 2003, USAID, $8,750,000 in FY 03 FSA funds for “A More Economically Sustainable and Environmentally Sound Energy Sector”, pursuant to Sec. 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7); CN #91.

USAID Congressional Notification for Georgia - April 29, 2003, USAID, $8,750,000 in FY 03 FSA funds for “A More Economically Sustainable and Environmentally Sound Energy Sector”, pursuant to Sec. 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7); CN #91.

USAID Congressional Notification for Georgia - April 29, 2003, USAID, $5,375,000 in FY 03 FSA funds for “More Efficient and Responsive Local Governance”, pursuant to Sec. 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7); CN #92.

USAID Congressional Notification for Georgia - April 29, 2003, USAID, $9,950,000 in FY 03 FSA funds for “Reduced Human Suffering in Targeted Communities”, pursuant to Sec. 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7); CN #93.

USAID Congressional Notification for Georgia - April 29, 2003, USAID, $7,669,615 in FY 03 FSA funds for “Cross-Cutting Programs”, pursuant to Sec. 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7); CN #94.

USAID Congressional Notification for Pakistan - April 29, 2003, USAID, $16,255,000 in CSH funds to support basic health programs; CN #95.

USAID Congressional Notification for Madagascar - April 29, 2003, USAID, $785,000 in FY 03 DA for Governance in Targeted Areas; CN #96.

USAID Congressional Notification for Madagascar - April 29, 2003, USAID, $6,000,000 in FY 03 DA for Biologically Diverse Forest Ecosystems; CN #97.

USAID Congressional Notification for Madagascar - April 29, 2003, USAID, $1,00,000 in FY 03 DA for Critical Private Markets Expanded; CN #98.

USAID Congressional Notification for Ukraine - May 1, 2003, USAID, $1,734,951 in FY 03 FSA funds in support of “Growth of Small and Medium Enterprises and Agriculture, pursuant to Sec. 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7); CN #99.

USAID Congressional Notification for Ukraine - May 1, 2003, USAID, $9,869,636 in FY 03 FSA funds for “Improved Investment Climate”, pursuant to Sec. 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7); CN #100.

USAID Congressional Notification for Ukraine - May 1, 2003, USAID, $7,503,900 in FY 03 FSA funds for “Effective, Transparent and Accountable Local Government”, pursuant to Sec. 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7); CN #101.

USAID Congressional Notification for Ukraine - May 1, 2003, USAID, $12,309,450 in FY 03 FSA funds for “Citizenry Increasingly Engaged in Promotion of Their Interests and Rights”, pursuant to Sec. 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7); CN #102.

USAID Congressional Notification for Ukraine - May 1, 2003, USAID, $10,743,900 in FY 03 FSA funds for “Improved Social Conditions and Health Status”, pursuant to Sec. 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7); CN #103.

USAID Congressional Notification for Ukraine - May 1, 2003, USAID, $1,112,800 in FY 03 FSA funds for “Increased Environmental Protection”, pursuant to Sec. 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7); CN #104.

USAID Congressional Notification for Ukraine - May 1, 2003, USAID, $6,779,249 in FY 03 FSA funds for “Cross Cutting Initiatives”, pursuant to Sec. 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7); CN #105.

USAID Congressional Notification for Madagascar - May 1, 2003, USAID, $9,293,000 in FY 03 CSH funds for Human Services and Products Increased and Practices Improved; CN #106.

USAID Congressional Notification for Namibia - May 1, 2003, USAID, $400,000 for HIV/AIDS Prevention; CN #107.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 2, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $2,625,000 in FY 03 AEEB funds to the National Endowment for Democracy in support of pro-democracy groups in Southeastern Europe, pursuant to Sec. 643A of the FAA of 1961 and Sections 515 and 520 of the FY 03 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 5, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to provide $60,000 in FY 02 AEEB carry over funds to OSCE to support technical assistance in the drafting in Serbia of a revised statute on domestic prosecution and trial suspected war criminals, pursuant to Sec. 643A of the FAA of 1961 and Sections 515 and 520 of the FY 02 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act (P.L. 107-115); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 5, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $300,000 in FY 02 AEEB for the Stability Pact for Southeastern Europe’s Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative, pursuant to Sec. 643A of the FAA of 1961 and Sec. 515 of the FY 03 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 6, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to transfer $100,000 in FY 03 AEEB to INL for its bilateral anti-crime training and technical assistance programs in Albania, pursuant to Sec. 643A of the FAA of 1961 and Sec. 515 of the FY 03 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 6, 2003, DOS, informing that the Department of Commerce intends to obligate $2,300,000 in FY 03 AEEB funds to support Commercial Law Development Program, pursuant to Sec. 643A of the FAA of 1961 and Sections 515 and 520 of the FY 02 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act (P.L. 107-115); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 6, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $10,000 in FY 02 AEEB funds for Stability Pact for Southeastern Europe’s Migration, Asylum and Refugee Regional Initiative, pursuant to Sec. 643A of the FAA of 1961 and Section 515 of the FY 02 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act (P.L. 107-115); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 6, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent by USAID to obligate $300,000 in FY 02 FSA funds for the Eurasian component of the Peace Corps Small Project Assistance, pursuant to Sec. 643A of the FAA of 1961 and Section 515 of the FY 02 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act (P.L. 107-115); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 7, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent by the Department of Treasury to obligate $2,500,000 in FY 03 FSA funds for technical assistance, through the EBRD, pursuant to Sec. 643A of the FAA of 1961 and Sec. 515 of the FY 03 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 7, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $5,259,600 in FY 02 Supplemental ESF for the U.S. - MEPI program, for ten programs to create political, economic, and educational opportunity, pursuant to the 2002 Supplemental Appropriations Act for Further Recovery From and Response to Terrorist Attacks on the United States, (P.L. 107-206); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 7, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $660,000 in FY 03 Countries in Transition ESF to pay for the operation of two MI-8 helicopters in Sierra Leone through the end of Sierra Leone services to remote areas of the country, pursuant to Sec. 643A of the FAA of 1961 and Sec. 515 of the FY 03 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

Actions Taken by the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security Relating to Exports of Agricultural Commodities to Cuba for the Most Recent Calendar Quarter January-March 2003 - May 8, 2003, Under Secretary for Industry and Security, pursuant to Sec. 906 (b) of the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 (P.L. 106-387); unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 8, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent to obligate $100,000 in FY 02 AEEB funds for the support of the Stability Pact’s Ethnic Reconciliation Project, pursuant to Sec. 643A of the FAA of 1961 and Section 515 of the FY 02 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act (P.L. 107-115); unnumbered.

USAID Congressional Notification for Congo - May 9, 2003, USAID, $15,676,000 of CSH and $500,000 in FY 02 carryover Africa Regional ESF, pursuant to 537 (a) of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7) ; CN #108.

USAID Congressional Notification for Sudan - May 9, 2003, USAID, $6,865,000 in FY 03 DA and $200,000 in FY 02 prior year DA for Enhanced Environment for Conflict Resolution, pursuant to 520 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7) ; CN #109.

USAID Congressional Notification for Sudan - May 9, 2003, USAID, $700,000 in FY 03 CSH funds for Enhanced Primary Health Care Through Creative Reliance on Local Capacities, pursuant to 520 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7) ; CN #110.

USAID Congressional Notification for Morocco - May 9, 2003, USAID, $200,000 DCA for Morocco’s Increased Opportunities for Domestic and Foreign Investment Strategic Objective; CN #111.

USAID Congressional Notification for Armenia - May 9, 2003, USAID, $16,784,634 in FY 03 FSA for “Growth of a Competitive Private Sector”, pursuant to 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7) ; CN #112.

USAID Congressional Notification for Armenia - May 9, 2003, USAID, $7,700,000 in FY 03 FSA and $600,000 in Carry Over funds and $300,000 of FSA No-Year funds for “A More Economically Sustainable and Environmentally Sound Energy Sector”, pursuant to 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7) ; CN #113.

USAID Congressional Notification for Armenia - May 9, 2003, USAID, $2,295,000 in FY 03 FSA and $600,000 of FSA No-Year funds for “More Sustainable Water Management for Enhanced Environmental Quality”, pursuant to 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7) ; CN #114.

USAID Congressional Notification for Armenia - May 9, 2003, USAID, $7,728,000 in FY 03 FSA for “More Transparent, Accountable and Responsible Democratic Governance ”, pursuant to 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7) ; CN #115.

USAID Congressional Notification for Armenia - May 9, 2003, USAID, $11,364,760 in FY 03 FSA and $671,000 of FSA Carry Over funds for “Mitigation of Adverse Social Impacts of the Transition ”, pursuant to 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act, (P.L. 108-7) ; CN #116.

USAID Congressional Notification for Armenia - May 9, 2003, USAID, $3,475,240 in FY 03 FSA and $1,380,522 of FSA Carry Over funds for “Households Living in Inadequate Shelter as a Result of the 1998 Earthquake Reduced”, pursuant to 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act,
(P.L. 108-7) ; CN #117.

USAID Congressional Notification for Armenia - May 9, 2003, USAID, $5,044,541 in FY 03 FSA “Cross-Cutting Programs”, pursuant to 517 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act,
(P.L. 108-7) ; CN #118.

USAID Congressional Notification for LAC - May 13, 2003, USAID, $10,000,000 CSH Programs funds for the International Mother and Child HIV Prevention Initiative; CN #119.

USAID Congressional Notification for Africa - May 13, 2003, USAID, $89,300,000 CSH Programs funds for the International Mother and Child HIV Prevention Initiative; CN #120.

USAID Congressional Notification for Africa - May 13, 2003, USAID, $650,000 in ESF for “Increased Rule of Law and Transparency in Governance”; CN #121.

Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) for Defense Articles and Services to Canada - May 13, 2003, DSCA, pursuant to Sec. 36 (b) (1) of the AECA; Ex. Comm. 2165.

MOU between the United States and the United Kingdom for Ballistic Missile Defense - May 13, 2003, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, pursuant to Sec. 27 (f) of the AECA and Sec. 1 (f) of Ex. Order 11958;
Ex. Comm. 2166.

Notice That a 15% Danger Pay Allowance Has Been Established for Syria - May 13, 2003, DOS, pursuant to the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (P.L. 96-465) and the Department of State Authorization Act of Fiscal Years 1984 and 1985 (P.L. 98-164); Ex. Comm. 2167.

Message from the President of the United States Transmitting A Report on the National Emergency With Respect to Iran - May 14, 2003, The White House, pursuant to Sec. 401 ( c ) of the National Emergencies Act and Sec. 204 ( c ) of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act; H. Doc. 108-71.

Notice That a 15% Danger Pay Allowance Has Been Established for Jordan - May 15, 2003, DOS, pursuant to the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (P.L. 96-465) and the Department of State Authorization Act of Fiscal Years 1984 and 1985 (P.L. 98-164); Ex. Comm. 2241.

Report Concerning Cuban Emigration Policies - May 15, 2003, DOS, pursuant to Sec. 2245 of the Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1999 (P.L. 105-277); Ex. Comm. 2242.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to Norway - May 16, 2003, DOS (Transmittal No. DTC 019-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 (d) of the AECA; unnumbered.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to the United Kingdom - May 16, 2003, DOS (Transmittal No. DTC 013-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 ( c ) of the AECA; unnumbered.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to Germany - May 16, 2003, DOS (Transmittal No. DTC 009-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 ( c ) and (d) of the AECA; unnumbered.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to Japan - May 16, 2003, DOS (Transmittal No. DTC 020-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 ( c ) and (d) of the AECA; unnumbered.

Certification of a Proposed Issuance of an Export License for Defense Articles and/or Services to Canada and the United Kingdom - May 16, 2003, DOS (Transmittal No. DTC 015-03), pursuant to Sec. 36 ( c ) of the AECA; unnumbered.

Congressional Notification Transmittal Sheet - May 16, 2003, DOS, informing of the intent by USDA to obligate $9,000,000 in FY 03 FSA funds and $500,000 in FY 02 FSA funds for the Agricultural Marketing Assistance program, $1, 490,000 in FY 03 FSA funds for the Cochran Fellowship Program and $924,000 in FY 03 FSA funds for the Faculty Exchange Programs, pursuant to Sec. 643A of the FAA of 1961 and Section 515 of the FY 02 and FY 03 Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Appropriations Act (P.L. 107-115) (P.L. 108-7); unnumbered.

***Hearings/Markups Printed***

United States Priorities in Europe - March 13, 2003, hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe, Serial No. 108-7.

OTHER BUSINESS WEEK OF MAY 12, 2003

***Senate Floor Activity***


H. R. 1298 (Hyde) - To provide assistance to foreign countries to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and Malaria. Passed Senate with an amendment by voice vote.

***Hearings of Interest***

House Committee on Energy and Commerce: Subcommittee on Energy and Air quality held a hearing entitled “United Nations Oil for Food Program.” Testimony was heard from Guy F. Caruso, Administrator, Energy Information Administration, Department of Energy.


House Committee on Financial Services: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing entitled “Divesting Saddam: Freezing, Seizing, and Repatriating Saddam’s Money to the Iraqis.” Testimony was heard from David Afhauser, General Counsel, Department of Treasury; E. Anthony Wayne, Assistant Secretary, Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State; and Lawrence Lanzilotta, Principal Deputy and Deputy Under Secretary, Management Reform, Department of Defense.

House Committee on Government Reform: Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats and International Relations held a hearing on “Humanitarian Assistance Following Military Operations: Overcoming Barriers,” Testimony was heard from Lt. Gen. Jay Garner, USA (Ret.), Director, Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance, Department of Defense; the following officials of the Department of State: Richard Greene, Principal Deputy Assistant, Bureau of Population, Refugee and Migration; and William J. Garvelink, Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau of Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, USAID.

***Appointments***

Canada - U.S. Interpariliamentary Group: Senator Voinovich to be member of Senate Delegation.