Date:                      July 24, 2020


USCIRF Update with USAID: The President’s Executive Order on International Religious Freedom

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM ET
Virtual Event

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Please join the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) for a virtual event about President Trump’s recent Executive Order to advance international religious freedom across the federal government and its implementation at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). 

This discussion will highlight key aspects of this Executive Order, USAID’s current plans underway to implement it, and the impact it will have on USAID’s programming in the future. USCIRF Chair Gayle Manchin and Vice Chair Tony Perkins will discuss these issues with USAID Acting Administrator John Barsa. USCIRF Director of Outreach and Policy Dwight Bashir will moderate the discussion, which will be followed by questions and answers from attendees.


  • Gayle Manchin, Chair, USCIRF
  • Tony Perkins, Vice Chair, USCIRF
  • John Barsa, Acting Administrator, USAID


  • Dwight Bashir, Director of Outreach and Policy, USCIRF

This virtual event is open to the public and media. The video recording will be posted on the Commission website. For any additional questions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..