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20 September 2011

Obama calls on world governments to promote openness

President Barack Obama has called on world governments to promote transparency and openness, speaking at the inauguration of the US-Brazilian initiative Open Government Partnership, at the UN. The American leader addressed both emerging and established democracies. In his opinion, new technologies should be amply relied upon to increasingly engage citizens. As an example, the U.S. president cited new rules adopted in his country.