Washington D.C. – On Tuesday, October 19, 2021, the International Republican Institute (IRI) will present the John S. McCain Freedom Award to the people of Belarus, Burma, Cuba and Lithuania, and the heroes of COVID.
The Freedom Award was established in 1995 to honor individuals who have worked to advance freedom and democracy around the world and is IRI’s highest form of recognition.
Media are requested to RSVP by October 17, at 5:00PM. Please contact Austin Akers at firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
What: 2021 IRI John S. McCain Freedom Award Ceremony
When: Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 5:30PM
Media registration: 5:00PM
Where: United States Navy Memorial Visitors Center
701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004
Who: IRI Chairman, Senator Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska
Senator Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky
Senator Joni Ernst, R-Iowa
Senator Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina
Senator Rick Scott, R-Florida
Dr. Daniel Twining, President, International Republican Institute
Dr. Donjet Bislimi, EDYN Leadership Council Member
Willy Chirino, Grammy Award Winning Cuban Artist
Tatsiana Khomich, Coordination Council Representative for Belarusian Political Prisoners
Zygimantas Pavilionis, Member of Parliament, Lithuania
Ingrida Šimonytė, Prime Minister, Lithuania
U Kyaw Moe Tun, Permanent Representative of Burma to the United Nations