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Bipartisan House Democracy Partnership Welcomes Green Nomination to Lead USAID

May 16, 2017
Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Congressman David Price (D-NC), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Democracy Partnership (HDP), welcome the nomination of Mark A. Green to serve as Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  Mr. Green and the International Republican Institute (IRI), which he currently heads, provides invaluable support to the work the HDP.  Along with their counterpart organization, the National Democratic Institute, IRI provides support to HDP through a grant from USAID. 

Congressman Roskam noted; “At the helm of IRI, Mark has a worked relentlessly to strengthen democracy around the world.  I am sure he will bring that same level of inspiration and expertise to lead all U.S. development and humanitarian efforts at the helm of USAID.”

Congressman Price said, “With his years of experience as a champion for international development, Mark, is a great choice to lead our premier development Agency.”

The House Democracy Partnership, founded in 2005, is a bipartisan commission of the House of Representatives that works to promote responsive, effective government and strengthen democratic institutions by assisting legislatures in emerging democracies. The Partnership is assisted by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the International Republican Institute, and the National Democratic Institute.