US Trade Rep Tai and Jubilee USA Network Roundtable Agenda and Participants

August 4th, 11:15 AM

(Roundtable closed to public)

I. Jubilee USA Network's Eric LeCompte Moderates, Welcomes and Thanks US Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai

II. Opening Prayer and Statement: Sandy Sorensen, Washington Office Director for the United Church of Christ

III. Jubilee USA Agenda Presentations 

A.) A Religious View Towards Trade, Poverty and Healthcare - Reverend Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary of General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist

B.)Jubilee Positions on Trade and Access to Medicines Archbishop Timothy Broglio, Member, Committee on International Justice and Peace, US Conference of Catholic Bishops

C.) TRIPS and the International Response to COVID-19Most Reverend Bishop Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and The Reverend Canon C.K. Robertson, Ph.D., Canon to the Presiding Bishop for Ministry Beyond the Episcopal Church

D.) Beyond the Pandemic: Trade Policies for the Common Good - Damon Silvers, Policy Director and Special Counsel, the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of Jubilee USA Network

IV.) Ambassador Katherine Tai Address

V.) Interactive Roundtable Discussion

VI.) Closing Prayer - Reverend Jimmie Hawkins, Director of Advocacy, Presbyterian Church (USA)