120Aug 5, 2002
Human Rights in China
Witnesses testified about human rights issues in China. Among the issues they addressed were restrictions on religious activities, education, and human rights violations in Mongolia.
98Aug 7, 2002
Ethnicity, Race and Mental Health
As part of the third meeting of the commission, experts analyzed access to the mental health service delivery system, as well as the role of cultural competence in delivering mental health services.
98Dec 10, 2007
U.S. Helsinki Commission Hearing
The co-chairs of the U.S. Helsinki Commission heard testimony on torture and other banned treatment of prisoners. Topics included human rights violations, radical social movements on the left ...
81Apr 15, 2010
Fort Hood Investigation Briefing
Senators Joe Lieberman and Susan Collins, chair and ranking members respectively of the Armed Services Committee, spoke to reporters about the committee’s investigation of the 2009 shootings ...
66Sep 11, 2002
Pentagon Worker Appreciation Ceremony
At a ceremony outside the Pentagon officials honored and presented awards to the renovation crew that reconstructed a portion of the Pentagon destroyed in September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the ...
61Mar 20, 2006
Future of New Orleans Final Public Meeting
Mayor Nagin presented revisions to the rebuilding plan formulated by the Bring New Orleans Back Commission. He told residents at a town hall meeting that he endorsed a proposal which would ...
59Dec 5, 1991
Shaping The Future of Canada
In 1990, two of Canada’s ten provinces failed to ratify the Meech Lake Accord which would have approved constitutional amendments to designate Quebec as a distinct society with certain special ...
53May 10, 2001
Indiana Congressional Redistricting Hearing
Republican and Democratic congressional redistricting plans will be reconciled by the commission. The state legislature was unable to agree on a plan and, under state law, sent the ...
47Aug 17, 1993
Heads of government organizations and public officials participated in a forum on reinventing government during the closing plenary session of the 1993 summer meeting of the National Governors' ...
46Jan 15, 2003
Corporate Accounting Regulations
Commissioners and members of the Corporate Finance Division talked about rules and regulations to implement recent corporate accountability legislation. Among the topics they addressed were ...
28Sep 14, 1993
The California Joint Education Committee heard testimony concerning the use of school vouchers for education. The voucher system would give California parents a choice to send their children to ...
19Feb 2, 1997
Environmental Protection and Utility Policy
Governor Whitman chaired this discussion of environmental protection and utility service issues. Governors discussed policies on ten different environmental issues, including Superfund, air and ...
19Nov 23, 1998
Using Administrative Records in 2000 Census
Board members discussed the use of Administrative records, such as those at the Internal Revenue Service, in conducting the year 2000 census.