Governor Phil Scott will virtually address the Summit for Democracy being held December 9-10. The Summit, hosted by President Joe Biden, will bring together world leaders, heads of state, advocates for human rights and democratic values, and others to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing democracies in the 21st Century.
At a time when authoritarianism is on the rise at home and abroad, the governor shares the President’s commitment to doing our part to strengthen our democratic institutions and norms, his press secretary Jason Maulucci said.
The Summit will provide world leaders the opportunity to announce meaningful initiatives and reforms to bolster their commitments to preserve and expand democracy around the globe.
“America is the leader of the Free World, and people across the planet look to us to set an example,” Maulucci said. “Governor Scott believes that it is critical we set a better one, starting with how we engage with one another. In his remarks, Governor Scott will discuss the importance of preserving our democracy, the need to tone down divisive partisan rhetoric, and that passionate policy debates can happen with respect and civility.”
Scott will speak tomorrow, Thursday December 9 at 1:15 p.m. A full schedule of events, including other speakers, can be found by clicking here.
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