Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Gregory W. Meeks, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the schedule for the month of December, 2021. 

Events that are not closed to the public will be accessible via the Committee’s website, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube page. All Committee events are subject to change at any time due to unforeseen circumstances.   

• Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., ET: The Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights will convene its members for a hybrid hearing entitled, “FY 2022 Budget and U.S.-Africa Relations”.

• Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 1:00 p.m., ET: The Committee will convene its members for a closed briefing with U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield. 

• Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 3:00 p.m., ET: The Committee will convene its members for a closed briefing on the Administration’s Counterterrorism Strategy & Capability in Afghanistan. 

• Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., ET: The Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment and Cyber will convene its members for a virtual hearing entitled, “Innovative Municipal Leadership in Central Europe: Founding Members of the Pact of Free Cities”.

• Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., ET: The Committee will convene its members for a closed briefing on the Horn of Africa. 

• Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., ET: The Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation will convene its members for a virtual hearing entitled, “Biosecurity for the Future: Strengthening Deterrence and Detection”. 

*Postponed until further notice* Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., ET: The Committee will convene its members for a virtual roundtable entitled, “Bolstering Democracy in the Age of Rising Authoritarianism”. 

• Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., ET: The Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa and Global Counterterrorism will convene its members for a virtual hearing entitled, “What’s Next for Libya? The Path to Peace”. 

• Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 1:00 p.m., ET: The Committee will convene its members for a hybrid markup of various measures.