BBG to meet to examine its activities in the Middle East and to introduce new CEO

This will be the first meeting of the board since John Lansing joined BBG as CEO and Director. During the meeting, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel will have a conversation with Mr. Lansing to introduce his thoughts and plans for the agency.

The Board will also receive an in-depth presentation by MBN on its operations and activities in the past year.

The Board will also honor the 65th anniversary of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty broadcasting in the Romanian language to Romania and Moldova, the 60th anniversary of Voice of America’s Khmer Service, and it will announce the winners of the 2015 David Burke Distinguished Journalism Awards.