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Hon. Benjamin L. Cardin, Chairman
Hon. Alcee L. Hastings, Co-Chairman
For Immediate Release
www.csce.gov
June 1, 2010

TRANSATLANTIC MINORITY POLITICAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE – NEWS CONFERENCE


BRUSSELS—Parliamentarians from Europe and the United States will speak to reporters Wednesday at the Transatlantic Minority Political Leadership Conference.

On the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the European Union’s Racial Equality Directive, The conference has brought together political and intellectual minority leaders to strengthen the transatlantic dialogue on increasing opportunities for minorities, breaking down barriers to political participation, and balancing national security and civil liberties.

WHO: Claude Moraes, MEP for United Kingdom

Hannes Swoboda, MEP, for Austria, S&D Group Vice President in charge of relations with the U.S. Congress

U.S. Representative Alcee L. Hastings, Co-Chairman U.S. Helsinki Commission

WHEN:          Wednesday, June 2, 1:55 – 2:25 p.m.

WHERE:       European Parliament, ROOM Anna POLITKOVSKAYA PHS 00/A50

Media Contact: Neil Simon
202.225.1901
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