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Open Government Partnership

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Bureau of Public Affairs
July 7, 2011


Maria Otero, Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, held a conversation with Warren Krafchik, Director of the International Budget Partnership (IBP), on “Open Government Partnership.” The discussion was moderated by Cheryl Benton, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs.  Transcript»  Video»  DipNote»


Date: 06/29/2011 Description: Conversations With America: Open Government Partnership; guests Maria Otero, Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs and Warren Krafchik, Director of International Budget Partnership (IBP) - State Dept Image

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