Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke will keynote the International Center for Journalists’ 25th Anniversary Awards Dinner this November. He will also be honored for his “distinguished career in public service.”

The New Yorker‘s Seymour Hersh will receive the ICFJ Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism that night, and Cao Junwu of China and Chouchou Namegabe Nabintu of the Democratic Republic of the Congo will receive the Knight International Journalism Award.

ABC’s George Stephanopoulos will serve as the master of ceremonies and the dinner will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.