Freedom House's Vice Chair Palmer Testifies on Democracy Promotion at Senate Hearing | Freedom House

Freedom House's Vice Chair Palmer Testifies on Democracy Promotion at Senate Hearing

Washington, D.C.

Freedom House's Vice Chair, Ambassador Mark Palmer, presented testimony on US democracy promotion efforts at a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today.

Ambassador Palmer stressed, among other things, the need for increased funding directed towards countering the regimes of the world's remaining 45 dictatorships. He also spoke about increasing communication efforts targeted at those living in repressive regimes, particularly students.

The text of his speech is available here.

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