Freedom House Applauds Senate Confirmation of Mark Green as USAID Administrator

Washington

In response to the United States Senate confirmation of Mark Green to serve as Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, Freedom House issued the following statement:

 “Freedom House congratulates Mark Green on his Senate confirmation as USAID Administrator," said Michael J. Abramowitz, president of Freedom  House. "Green has shown exemplary leadership in the field of development and a deep commitment to democracy. We look to him to preserve USAID’s technical expertise in democracy, human rights, and governance, including in defending space for civil society and reaching out to marginalized communities, and to advocate for robust funding."

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