Conversations with America: Leading Through Civilian Power - The First QDDR, January 6, 2011

Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
January 6, 2011

Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter, Director, Policy Planning; and Donald Steinberg, Deputy Administrator, USAID will discuss the release of the first Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) during this live webcast. The discussion will be moderated by Philip J. Crowley, Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Public Affairs.

The event will be streamed live on and DipNote, the Department of State’s official blog, at 3:30 p.m. (EDT). Members of the general public will have the opportunity to participate through the submission of questions, some of which will be selected for response during the live broadcast. For more information about the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, please visit // and

This is the seventh in the Conversations with America video series coordinated by the Bureau of Public Affairs in which the State Department's senior leadership hosts conversations on foreign policy and global issues live online.

View the text and video from other Conversations with America by following the links below:

Conversations with America: The Millennium Development Goals (September 16, 2010)

Conversations with America: A Discussion on PEPFAR (August 10, 2010)

Conversations with America: A Discussion on the NEW START Treaty (July 29, 2010)

Conversations with America: U.S. Engagement with Muslim Communities (July 9, 2010)

Conversations with America: The U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue (June 8, 2010)

Conversations with America: A Discussion on Afghanistan and Pakistan (April 19, 2010)

PRN: 2011/014