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Posted byon June 30, 2011 at 3:20 PM EDT
Melody Barnes, Director of the Domestic Policy Council, emphasizes the new College Transparency and Affordability Center as the one of the first steps in helping students better understand their path in postsecondary education.
Posted byon April 7, 2011 at 6:30 PM EDT
President Obama is recognized by good government advocates for his work to make his administration the most open, transparent, and accountable to the American people.
Posted byon March 22, 2011 at 4:09 PM EDT
Good government isn't just a priority for President Obama. In countries around the world, governments and civil society groups are taking new and creative steps to ensure that government delivers for citizens and to strengthen democratic accountability.
Posted byon February 27, 2011 at 5:49 PM EDT
President Obama on Libya: "These Sanctions Therefore Target the Qaddafi Government, While Protecting the Assets that Belong to the People of Libya"Posted byon February 25, 2011 at 9:37 PM EDT
The President signs an Executive Order regarding blocking property and prohibiting transactions related to Libya and issues a statement on those sanctions.
Posted byon February 2, 2011 at 3:26 PM EDT
The President signs a landmark nuclear arms treaty with Russia, New START, which will advance our security, our relations with Russia, and our progress toward a world not imperiled by nuclear weapons.
Posted byon January 25, 2011 at 2:37 PM EDT
Ambassador Susan E. Rice addressed the first session of the United Nations (UN) Women Executive Board. UN Women, which was established in July of 2010, is dedicated to advancing gender equality and the empowerment of women on a global scale. As a human rights champion, UN Women was established to accelerate the advancement of women and girls worldwide.
Posted byon December 22, 2010 at 6:32 PM EDT
The United Nations Security Council met in New York earlier this week to discuss future threats to global peace and security... with a packed house of young people.
Posted byon December 17, 2010 at 4:55 PM EDT
Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Rhodes, debunks the argument that the New START Treaty is being rushed.
Posted byon December 16, 2010 at 1:13 PM EDT
Today the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched Version 1.0 of the Foreign Assistance Dashboard, a new platform devoted to making it easier than ever for policymakers, civil society, and the public to understand U.S. investments and their impact around the globe.