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2005 International Visitor Report

2005 International Visitor Report

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Date Created:February 7, 2013

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International Visitor Report 
What West Africa, Indonesia, Belarus, and Nigeria have common?  The answer Judicial Watch.  Representatives from each those countries joined with growing number international delegations who have visited Judicial Watch over the past four years. They are interested learning firsthand about the grassroots-operation highly successful nonprofit organization, funded primarily the private donations American citizens.1 
There another thread commonality that runs through these countries from which America not immune.  That thread corruption, and the raison detre for Judicial Watchs creation and fairly certain guarantee its future. 
The international visitors presently hold positions influence within their government and communities.  They have all been keenly interested finding ways imitate and incorporate those practices found political organizations America that serve expose and uproot government corruption. not job for the weak-kneed faint-hearted. Although know what takes stand against the powerful government, truly not fully appreciate the seemingly insurmountable obstacles that many our visitors face.        
West Africa 
President Tom Fitton met with the African regional group April discuss how Judicial Watch, non-governmental organization, monitors government activities. 
The development non-governmental citizen watchdog groups means the development civil society underdeveloped nations concept that has recently come age. recent Senior Fellow Project Report presentation, sponsored the United States Institute Peace Conflict and Democracy Africa, Senior Fellow Daniel Chirot proposed innovative alternative for the transfer U.S. aid dollars that, believes, could quicken the process development Africa and bring end the cycle corruption and violence. the development citizen groups that are far removed from the centers power, but are positioned exert pressure those centers for the betterment society whole. 
Today, Africa, the future does not bode well for the majority its citizens unless can find ways stop the continuing cycle corruption.  Corruption breeds poverty and poverty, disease. most regions Africa, there excess mortality rate due the scourge AIDS.  Even absent the AIDS epidemic, the average life expectancy its citizens today more than years (Rwanda: years; Senegal: years).2 
Indonesian April, President Tom Fitton met with Indonesian delegate, Mr. Elfenda Ananda. The legal challenges involved the Cheney Energy Task Force case were discussed illustrate how groups such ours can have impact even those who sit the helm state.  And more importantly, demonstrate that the exercise our citizen rights and responsibilitiesthe processthat roots out corruption and keeps the system running Americas Founding Fathers intended. 
Belarus May, Judicial Watchs director research and investigations, Chris Farrell, attorney Jim Peterson, and paralegal Cristina Rotaru met with the Belarus delegation.  The delegation was composed five lawyers, who were leaders organizations that appear very similar pressure groups and NGOs America.  Their organizations are dedicated the promotion legal, civil, and human rights.   
Belarus maintains close political and economic ties Russia, which also borders. remains today dictatorship, although refers itself republic.3  President Bush, during recent visit the continent, referred Belarus the last dictatorship Europe.4  The hope and promise democratic reform Belarus found the rise its grassroots movements, such those represented the Belarus delegation. 
Nigeria 
President Tom Fitton also met with group Nigerian journalists May for taped interview the role citizen watchdog groups and the affect they have government transparency.  This one the most recent media interviews has conducted with international journalists over the past few years. has previously met with journalists from Moldovia, Brazil, and Japangroups disparate politically they are geographically. 
Judicial Watch considered one the most effective watchdog groups the nation. now being recognized countries who share much different political landscape.  The irony that the success watchdog groups America the best evidence healthy political system. testament the principles espoused the U.S. Constitution. America alive and well and becoming, Ronald Reagan envisioned, that shining city hill. 
Janice Rurup the author the International Visitor Reports and serves Special Assistant the President for Judicial Watch. The international visitors are hosted various leadership programs through the sponsorship the U.S. Department
State. CIA The World Factbook, 2005