Senator Sam Brownback (R-Kan.), chairman of the United States Helsinki Commission, announced that the Commission will hold a hearing to discuss the latest human rights concerns in Kosovo.
WHAT: The Future of Human Rights in Kosovo
WHEN: Wednesday, May 25, 2005 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: 124 Dirksen Senate Office Building
The featured panelists will be:
-- Soren Jessen-Petersen, special representative of the U.N. Secretary General and head of U.N. Mission in Kosovo
-- Charles L. English, director, Office of South Central European Affairs, U.S. Department of State
The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known as the Helsinki Commission, is a U.S. Government agency that monitors progress in the implementation of the provisions of the 1975 Helsinki Accords. The Commission consists of nine members from the United States Senate, nine from the House of Representatives, and one member each from the Departments of State, Defense and Commerce.