March 20, 2014Ukraine
The turmoil in Ukraine highlights the need to promote democratic governance, strengthen civil society, and offer international support for countries in transition, says CFR’s Mark P. Lagon.
November 19, 2014Hong Kong
Testifying before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, Mark P. Lagon argues that democracy in Hong Kong is reaching a pivotal moment and the United States and other nations must join in s…
February 12, 2014Global
In his testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Mark P. Lagon discusses illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, the Port States Measures Agreement, and human trafficking as it re…
June 7, 2013Global
Ambassador Mark P. Lagon's testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee of Foreign Affairs' Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations dis…
October 19, 2011Human Rights
In this Markets and Democracy Brief, CFR’s Mark Lagon argues for a more consistent approach to human rights promotion than the United States has often pursued in the past.