International Disability Rights
Judith Heumann, Special Advisor for International Disability Rights, held a conversation with David Morrissey, Executive Director of the United States International Council on Disabilities, on U.S. efforts to promote disability rights around the globe. The discussion was moderated by Cheryl Benton, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Public Affairs. Members of the general public were submitted questions, some of which were selected for response during the live broadcast. DipNote» Full Text» Video» iTunes»
Through Conversations With America, leaders of national nongovernmental organizations have the opportunity to discuss foreign policy and global issues with senior State Department officials. These conversations aim to provide candid views of the ways in which leaders from the foreign affairs community are engaging the Department on pressing foreign policy issues.