“Deputy Assistant Secretary Baer has led a distinguished career of public service, both at home and abroad,” Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffi said in a statement. “Over the last few years at the Department of State, Daniel has worked tirelessly to promote democracy and human rights in every corner of the globe, helping to secure and protect the freedoms of the world’s most vulnerable communities. This, paired with his years of global business experience, makes him an outstanding choice to be our nation’s next Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.”
Obama seeks to fill two-year void overseeing aid agency
Obama also named Keith Harper, the chair of the Native American Practice Group with the law firm of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, to be U.S ambassador to the UN Human Rights Council.
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