On December 8th - two days before Human Rights Day - the U.S. Department of State will host a live "Democracy for All" interactive webchat focusing on how the United States has worked to address discrimination around the world, where challenges remain and what the path ahead may look like.
The speakers in the webcast will provide personal accounts of how they have engaged with governments, individuals, and organizations to advance human rights and promote inclusive democracies during their tenure at the State Department. It's also an opportunity for viewers to ask these top diplomats questions and share their own experiences in the interactive chatspace.
The panel will include:
- Judy Heumann Special Advisor for International Disability Rights
- Randy Berry, Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons
- Keith Harper, Ambassador to the UN Human Rights Council
- Shaun Casey, Special Representative for Religion and Global Affairs
The American Center will host a screening of this webcast, where you will be able to watch it live and submit questions via chat.
** Plese note that this event will be only for those who are 18 years or older.