USAID Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick to Deliver Remarks at the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

U.S. Agency for International Development Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick will deliver remarks at the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at the U.S. Institute of Peace.

The second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom will convene government officials, representatives of international organizations, faith leaders, rights advocates, and members of civil-society organizations from around the world to discuss challenges to religious freedom; identify concrete means to address the persecution of, and discrimination against, religious groups; and promote greater respect for religious freedom for all. The Ministerial is taking place in Washington, D.C., July 16 - 18, 2019.

Deputy Administrator Glick will address members of civil-society groups, including faith leaders and survivors of religious persecution, who will convene to tell their stories, share their expertise, and build partnerships to enhance religious freedom.

The Deputy Administrator will discuss the contributions of faith-based organizations and the importance of fostering partnerships with the faith community in realizing USAID's self-reliance aspirations abroad.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at 9:10 a.m.

WHERE: U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP), Carlucci Auditorium, 2301 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037

The event is open to pre-credentialed media only. Pre-credentialed video cameras are instructed to meet at the Portico/Vendor entrance at USIP at 8:30 a.m.; pre-credentialed reporters should meet at USIP's Carlucci Auditorium at 8:30 a.m.

Last updated: July 16, 2019

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