STATE DEPARTMENT BRIEFINGS
Our State Department Series highlights senior-level officials, who give our members and guests unique insight into US foreign policy making. Bureaus represented in recent programs include: Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, International Organizations, and Population, Refugees and Migration.

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December 20, 2016 | Washington, DC
A Conversation with Ambassador Samantha Power
H.E. Samantha PowerUS Permanent Representative to the United Nations
Moderated by: Karen DeYoung, The Washington Post
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September 23, 2016 | New York, NY
US Priorities at the 71st UN General Assembly:
Collective Action & Shared Responsibility

Bathsheba N. Crocker, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations
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October 15, 2015 | Washington, DC
US Priorities at the 70th UN General Assembly
H.E. Tracey Jacobson, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State,
Bureau of International Organization Affairs
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October 2, 2015 | New York, NY
US Priorities at the 70th UN General Assembly
Bathsheba Crocker, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations
Co-sponsored by the Institute of International Education
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May 13, 2015 | Washington, DC
Charting a New Course on Cuba
Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State for
Western Hemisphere Affairs
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January 29, 2015 | Washington, DC
Human Rights and National Security
Tom Malinowski, Assistant Secretary of State for
Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
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October 1, 2014 | Washington, DC
Transitions, Revolutions, Sectarian Strife, and ISIL:
An Inside Look into a Volatile Region

H.E. Anne Patterson, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs
Moderated by Karen DeYoung, The Washington Post
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September 26, 2014 | New York, NY
US Priorities at the UN General Assembly
Bathsheba Crocker, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations
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June 23, 2014 | Washington, DC
US Foreign Policy: Challenges and Opportunities in Africa
H.E. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary of African Affairs
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September 30, 2013 | Washington, DC
The US and the Baltics: Russia, Energy and NATO
H.E. Deborah McCarthy, US Ambassador to Lithuania
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September 27, 2013 | New York, NY
US Priorities and the UN General Assembly
Dean Pittman, Acting Assistant Secretary for International Organizations
Co-sponsored by the Institute of International Education
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June 7, 2013 | New York, NY
An Update on Syria
H.E. Rosemary DiCarlo, US UN Deputy Permanent Representative
Co-sponsored by the Institute of International Education
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December 5, 2012 | Washington, DC
Women, Girls, and Public Diplomacy
Tara Sonenshine, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and
Public Affairs
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October 10, 2012 | Washington, DC
The Syrian Humanitarian Crisis
Anne Richard, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees
and Migration
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October 1, 2012 | New York, NY
September 19, 2012 | Washington, DC

US Priorities at the UN General Assembly
Esther Brimmer, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations
Co-sponsored in NY by the Institute of International Education
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June 16, 2011 | New York, NY
Addressing World Crises at the UN: The Role of the US
Ambassador Rosemary DiCarlo, US Deputy Permanent
Representative to the UN
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June 20, 2007 | Washington, DC
The US Response to Refugees Worldwide
Ellen Sauerbrey, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees
and Migration
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April 11, 2007 | Washington, DC
How Do You Transform a Department and Transform Our Diplomacy
for the Future?

Henrietta Holsman Fore, Under Secretary of State for Management
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January 25, 2007 | New York, NY
The US Role in the Protection of Refugee and Displaced Women and Girls
Ellen Sauerbrey, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees
and Migration