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Leadership – Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

Our bureau is led by an experienced team of public servants, dedicated to the U.S. mission of spreading democracy and respect for human rights globally. The biographies of each of our bureau's senior staff display the diversity of experience and expertise currently benefiting the U.S. cause of promoting freedom around the world.

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  • Robert A. Destro
    Destro, Robert A. Assistant Secretary and U.S. Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
  • Peterson, Lisa Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
  • Busby, Scott Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
  • Gillen, Steven Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
  • McDonald, Kara Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future