UPDATED: A Look Ahead—November 16-20

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*Witness list changed* **Hearing postponed** Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, announced the following upcoming Committee events: Tuesday, November 17 Hearing: Women and Technology: Increasing Opportunity and Driving International Development 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 17 in 2172 Rayburn House Office Building Committee on Foreign Affairs Rep. Ed […]
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Chairman Royce to Convene Hearing on Women’s Access to Technology in Developing Countries – Tomorrow 10 a.m.

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Actress Geena Davis to testify Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow at 10 a.m., Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Ed Royce (R-CA) will convene a hearing to review efforts to expand internet access to women in developing countries.  The hearing, entitled “Women and Technology: Increasing Opportunity and Driving International Development," is the second hearing in […]
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Chairman Royce Statement on Paris Attacks

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Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) released the following statement tonight on the attacks in Paris: “My thoughts and prayers are with all who have suffered from the horrific terrorist attacks across Paris – the largest Europe has seen in years. “France has been among our closest allies in combatting […]
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A Look Ahead—November 16-20

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Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, announced the following upcoming Committee events: Tuesday, November 17 Hearing: Women and Technology: Increasing Opportunity and Driving International Development 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 17 in 2172 Rayburn House Office Building Committee on Foreign Affairs Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman Invited Witnesses […]
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Chairman Royce Announces Hearing on Women’s Access to Technology in Developing Countries

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Actress Geena Davis to testify Washington, D.C. – Today, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Ed Royce (R-CA) announced the Committee will convene a hearing on Tuesday, November 17 to review efforts to expand internet access to women in developing countries.  The hearing, entitled “Women and Technology: Increasing Opportunity and Driving International Development,” will […]
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Chairman Royce on Secretary Kerry’s Syria Speech

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Ed Royce (R-CA), issued the following statement in response to Secretary of State John Kerry’s remarks on Syria: “Today we heard nothing new.  Secretary Kerry simply doubled down on the same approach that allowed for ISIS’s brutal rise. “The bloody conflict in Syria, which […]
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Chairman Royce Statement on Burma Election Results

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Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) released the following statement amid growing signs of a landslide victory for Burma’s pro-democracy party, the National League for Democracy, in Sunday's election:                           “Today all signs point to a landslide victory […]
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Chairman Royce: President Obama’s Keystone XL Rejection Puts Politics Ahead of Jobs, Energy Security

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Ed Royce (R-CA) issued the following statement on President Obama’s decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline: “Today the President said ‘no’ to energy, ‘no’ to American workers, and ‘no’ to securing U.S. national security interests.  After seven years of stalling and red-tape, I’m […]
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House Foreign Affairs Committee Passes Four Bipartisan Measures

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Chairman Royce applauds passage of measures that improve trade, foreign aid effectiveness and auditing, and global health programs, and help first responders overseas Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Foreign Affairs Committee, chaired by U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), passed four bipartisan measures.  A summary of the Committee action, including adopted amendments, will be available […]
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369 House Members Urge End of Palestinian Authority Incitement

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Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), the Committee’s Ranking Member, along with 367 other House Members, sent a bipartisan letter to Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority, urging him to condemn the recent violence in Israel and end […]
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