PSFG & IHRFG 2013 Biannual Federal Policy Briefing

As President Obama launches into an historic second term and a new Congress takes its seat, now is the time to take stock of the forces rocking the nation’s politics and the emerging national political agenda. Advancement of human rights and critical peace and security issues are at stake. We will consider the pathways to progress and how we can best pursuit international peace and human rights. Please plan on joining funders from around the country for the Federal Policy Briefing in Washington on March 17 to 19, 2013. This bi-annual event is co-sponsored by the International Human Rights Funders Group and the Peace and Security Funders Group. Please provide all of the following information and submit your form. Your prompt registration and room reservation is necessary to preserve the greatly discounted rate we obtained. Please register now. Please Note: This meeting is open only to funders and invited speakers.
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We are hard at work developing the agenda. As soon as practicable, we will post a draft agenda on both the IHRFG and PSFG websites at: and Please check in regularly.

Registration Fee

The registration fee is $250. The registration fee includes all meals during the formal program, starting with dinner on December 2nd; a reception hosted by Humanity United on December 3rd; the Site Visit, and access to all sessions. Once you have submitted your registration, we will send you an invoice. You may pay the registration fee with a credit card or check.

Registration Form

Please complete the form below and type all information as you would like it to appear on the Participant List and on your meeting badge.

Program Details

For planning purposes, we need confirmation of your attendance at the following parts of the program.

Meals and Events

Accommodations at Cavallo Point in the San Francisco Bay Area - DEADLINE TO RESERVE IS NOVEMBER 12

PSFG has reserved a block of rooms at beautiful Cavallo Point in Sausalito, CA where the meeting is being held: This will be a unique retreat opportunity for the members of PSFG to benefit from time together both in and out of session meetings. We were able to secure a group rate of $250 plus a $25 resort fee and taxes. This is a significant reduction in regular hotel room prices. PLEASE NOTE: the deadline to reserve a room is Monday, November 12th or until the group rate is sold out. We encourage all participants to join for as much of the meeting as possible and to stay at Cavallo Point. All reservations must be made individually through the Lodge's Reservation Department by calling 415-339-4700 or through the toll free line at 1-888-651-2003. Please reference "Peace and Security Funders Annual Meeting" to direct them to our room block. The group rate will expire after NOVEMBER 12 and we will not be able to guarantee availability. PLEASE RESERVE NOW.

Site Visits

We have arranged one site visit for December 5th: a tour/briefing of the Lawrence Livermore National Lab. This trip will leave by bus from Cavallo Point at 8:30 am on Wed, Dec 5. Return times are not fixed yet, but we expect to return from the Lab by 4:00. In order to secure clearances, we need your registration ASAP.

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