This hearing will examine the United States’ engagement and standing in International Organizations. Members will have the opportunity to ask former career civil servants, former administration officials, and a representative of the non-profit sector about how the U.S. engages in multilateral institutions, the outcome of that engagement, and where reforms are necessary.


The Honorable Maria Otero
(Former Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, Department of State)

Mr. Jordie Hannum
Executive Director
Better World Campaign

Ms. Gay J. McDougall
Senior Fellow and Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence
Leitner Center for International Law and Justice/Center for Race, Law, and Justice
Fordham University School of Law

Mr. Hugh Dugan
Former Senior Director for International Organization Affairs at the National Security Council