Office of the Spokesperson
March 6, 2019
Ambassador Brownback will embark on his first-ever trip to Hong Kong and Taiwan as Ambassador at Large March 6-13.
In Hong Kong, Ambassador Brownback will deliver keynote remarks at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club on religious freedom in China. The remarks will be livestreamed at: The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong.
The Ambassador will also meet with local religious leaders, members of faith communities, cultural and religious studies students and faculty to discuss efforts to counter Chinese influence in the fight to advance religious freedom.
Ambassador Brownback will then travel to Taiwan to deliver keynote remarks at the 2019 Regional Religious Freedom Forum: A Civil Society Dialogue on Securing Religious Freedom in the Indo-Pacific Region. This forum will convene a wide range of participants, including government officials, civil society representatives, and experts to discuss efforts to improve the religious freedom climate in the region.
Please contact DRL-Press@state.gov for more information and follow along with Ambassador Brownback’s trip on Twitter @IRF_Ambassador.
Bio of Ambassador Brownback: Samuel D. Brownback