21 April 22 2009 RUSSIA Meeting Summary
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The International Program Russia meeting with Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton was requested Ms. Elena Panfilova, through the auspices the Eisenhower Fellowships. The Eisenhower Fellowships organization that was founded tribute former U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower 1953 and reflects his conviction that greater understanding among individuals fosters greater understanding among nations and contributes peace and progress for all. Among its numbers are four heads government and least 100 positions influence cabinet level higher. Hundreds other alumni have led major corporations, NGOs, and academic institutions, served legislators, judges, ambassadors, and noted journalists. Mr. Fitton met with Russian Eisenhower Fellow, Elena Panfilova, April 22, 2009. Ms. Panfilova has been active Russian civil society since 1994. She has served lecturer the School Public Policy and currently heads Transparency Internationals outreach Moscow, Russia, Director for Anti-Corruption Research and Initiatives. Mr. Fitton discussed the importance and impact open records lawsthe primary tool used Judicial Watchto hold government and elected officials accountable the people. Mr. Fitton shared his personal insights regarding the need for dedication, tenacity, and patience. Even with the enactment open records laws the United States, takes organization such Judicial Watch provide permanence the mission. The International Program Russia set forth its Mission Statement, through its educational endeavors, Judicial Watch advocates high standards ethics and morality our nations public life and seeks ensure that political and judicial officials not abuse the powers entrusted them the American people. Judicial Watch fulfills its educational mission through litigation, investigations, and public outreach. The International Program integral part its educational program.