Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

House Democracy Partnership

Congressman Roskam serves as chairman of the House Democracy Partnership (HDP) alongside Ranking Member David Price (D-NC). Established in 2005, the partnership brings together the House of Representatives with parliaments in emerging democracies to help strengthen legislatures using a peer-to-peer model. The commission is currently working with 17 partner countries around the world to support the development of effective, independent, and responsive legislative institutions. To learn more, visit HDP's website at

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Jun 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington D.C. - Chairman of the House Democracy Partnership (HDP), Representative Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Ranking Member, Representative David Price (D-NC), are pleased to congratulate Derek Mitchell, newly announced president for the National Democratic Institute (NDI).

Mar 27, 2017 Press Release
Vladimir Putin has made a mockery of human rights and democracy both at home and abroad
Feb 28, 2017 Press Release
President Donald Trump delivered remarks to a joint session of Congress this evening
Feb 17, 2017 Press Release
As first reported by The Weekly Standard, the lawmakers are “expected to visit emerging democracies near Russia's borders this week in an effort to assure allies that the United States won't stand for Russian aggression.”
Feb 15, 2017 Press Release
Russian attempts to infiltrate and undermine democratic institutions across the western world are of grave concern
Sep 8, 2016 Press Release
Together with Georgia’s political leaders, the House Democracy Partnership has devised practical ways of strengthening the democratic institutions of governance after a turbulent period of ongoing aggression by neighboring Russia
Jan 12, 2016 Press Release
If the President honestly believes the world is a more ‘secure’ and ‘peaceful’ place and Americans should feel more confident about their children’s futures, he’s the only one who thinks so.
Dec 4, 2015 Press Release
House Democracy Partnership Co-Chairs Peter Roskam (IL-06) and David Price (NC-04) joined over 200 people at the Library of Congress to celebrate the Ten Year Anniversary of the House Democracy Partnership
Aug 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Last week, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06), co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus and Chairman of the House Democracy Partnership, joined Polish TV’s Piotr Kraśko in Warsaw, Poland to discuss U.S.-Poland relations, the Iran nuclear agreement, Russia’s ongoing aggression toward Ukraine, and the state of America’s role in the world.

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Aug 4, 2015 Press Release
Last week, House Democracy Partnership (HDP) Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Ranking Member David Price (D-NC) hosted a bipartisan debrief of their recent Congressional delegation to Ukraine and Georgia, where they met with leading parliamentarians, heads of state, and civil society organizations.