Washington, D.C. -- The National Democratic Institute (NDI) today congratulated Ambassador Mark Green, former president of the International Republican Institute (IRI), for his confirmation to be administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). A former congressman, ambassador and leader of the Initiative for Global Development, Green has extensive experience in, and deep knowledge of development, diplomacy and democracy. NDI and IRI work in partnership to advance democratic institutions worldwide.
"USAID will be fortunate to benefit from Mark's leadership," said NDI President Kenneth Wollack. "We look forward to supporting his important efforts."