<b>Hearing and Briefing:</b> "An Overview of the Compact of Free Association between the United States and the Republic of the Marshall Islands: Are Changes Needed?"
*NOTE: Panel added
Wednesday, July 25, 2007 - 2:00pm
Room 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building
Panel I The Honorable David B. Cohen Deputy Assistant Secretary Office of Insular Affairs U.S. Department of the Interior Mr. Steven McGann Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs U.S. Department of State Mr. Francis A. Donovan Director Office of East Asia Affairs Bureau of Asia and the Near East U.S. Agency for International Development *Panel II David B. Gootnick, M.D. Director International Affairs and Trade U.S. Government Accountability Office BRIEFERS: The Honorable Gerald M. Zackios Foreign Minister Republic of the Marshall Islands The Honorable Tony de Brum Senator Republic of the Marshall Islands The Honorable Abacca Anjain-Maddison Senator Republic of the Marshall Islands The Honorable Hiroshi Yamamura Senator Republic of the Marshall Islands The Honorable Jack Ading Senator Republic of the Marshall Islands Mr. James H. Plasman Chairman Marshall Islands Nuclear Claims Tribunal Mr. Jonathan M. Weisgall Legal Counsel People of the Bikini Atoll