About the Author: Ann Stock serves as Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Olá from Washington, D.C.! We’re home again after a busy and exciting trip to Brasilia and São Paulo.
Tuesday was the first-annual meeting of the Open Government Partnership, whose member countries contain a quarter of the world’s population. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, President Rousseff of Brazil, President Kikwete of Tanzania, and Prime Minister Gilauri of Georgia all spoke on the impact that government transparency and openness can make on the global community. More than 800 representatives from over 60 countries and more than 200 civil society organizations were in attendance.
Later, I met with members of the Brazilian… more »