To mark Human Rights Week, four top U.S. Department of State diplomats participated in a live, interactive webchat on Thursday, December 8th with anchor post Embassy Nairobi, Kenya and other viewing groups around the world.
Featured panelists included:
– Judy Heumann, Special Advisor for International Disability Rights.
– Randy Berry, Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI persons.
– Shaun Casey, Special Representative for Religion and Global Affairs.
– Keith M. Harper, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council.
The program was moderated by Timothy Vianney Kane, associate director of Inclusion Initiatives at George Washington University.
Panelists addressed strategies for engaging people, governments and organizations around key human rights issues.
Questions and comments were submitted in the chatspace on the event page (Share.America.gov/Democracy-forAll) and tweeted using the hashtag #democracy4all.