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21 September 2011

U.S., Brazil promise more transparency, accountability during launch of Open Government Partnership

The United States and Brazil on Tuesday, Sept. 20, in New York launched a transparency initiative for open government, reported the Epoch Times. Called the Open Government Partnership (OGP), the initiative includes 46 governments around the world and is an effort to support "national efforts to promote transparency, fight corruption, strengthen accountability, and empower citizens," according a fact sheet from the White House.