International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Helping the World’s Refugees - June 14, 2011

International Rescue Committee president George Rupp participated in a live video program, “Conversations with America” at the U.S. Department of State on June 14. The program was one in a series of live interviews between leaders of nongovernmental organizations and the State Department that focus on pressing foreign policy issues.

The discussion on  “Helping the World’s Refugees” included Eric Schwartz,  Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration, and Cheryl Benton, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, who moderated the discussion. The event was streamed on the IRC and State Department websites from 10:15 to 11am (EDT).

Click "Play" to watch the archived webcast.  Read the transcript of the discussion here.