U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

10/03/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/03/2023 15:06

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Week Ahead: October 3 – 6

WASHINGTON - This week, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will convene for one full Committee hearing on the Development Finance Corporation and reauthorizing the BUILD Act, as well as for one Subcommittee hearing on Security on the Korean Peninsula.

For all hearings, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members, nominees, staff, and the public. Masks and other PPE, as well as sanitation supplies, will be available at the hearing room entrance.

MEDIA POLICY: Press seating is limited. All media must RSVP to your respective gallery to reserve a seat, and only Hill-credentialed media will be permitted to attend. RSVP for allcommittee events, including hearings, and other special events. Cameras and audio recordings are not allowed in room S-116 for business meetings/markups. RSVP information is at the bottom of this advisory.


Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Committee Hearing

Presiding: Chairman Ben Cardin (D-Md.)

10:00 a.m. ET


Agenda: BUILD Act Reauthorization and Development Finance Corporation Oversight


  1. The Honorable Scott A. Nathan, Chief Executive Officer, Development Finance Corporation

Click HERE for the full agenda for this meeting.

This meeting will be broadcasted live on foreign.senate.gov

Subcommittee Hearing

Presiding: Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.)

2:30 p.m. ET


Agenda: Security on The Korean Peninsula


  1. Dr. Victor Cha, Senior Vice President for Asia and Korea Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies
  2. Mr. Scott Snyder, Senior Fellow for Korea Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
  3. Ms. Jenny Town, Senior Fellow, Director of 38 North Program, Stimson Center

Click HERE for the full agenda for this meeting.

This meeting will be broadcasted live on foreign.senate.gov


Members of the press should RSVP for public hearings, business meetings, and events by calling or emailing the respective galleries at:

Daily: [email protected] or call 202-224-0241

Periodical: [email protected] or call 202-224-0265

Radio/TV: Call 202-224-6421

Photography: [email protected] or call 202-224-6548.

No signs or paraphernalia are permitted to be brought into a hearing room by the general public.


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