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Robertson School hosts Open World delegation

Jun 11, 2019

Posted in: News

By Jeff South, Associate Professor

Open-government advocate Megan Rhyne and members of the Open World delegation.

The Robertson School joined VCU's Global Education Office and the Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs in co-hosting a delegation of officials from TajikistanKyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan as part of the Open World exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Congress.

Officials from the former Soviet countries visited Richmond last week to learn about government operations and the role of the news media and citizen groups in fostering government accountability.

The Robertson School arranged for members of the delegation to tour the newsroom of CBS 6 (WTVR) and to meet with Megan Rhyne, executive director of the Virginia Coalition for Open Government