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Washington, DC…The National Archives National Declassification Center (NDC) will host its third public forum on Wednesday, August 29, at 10 a.m. in the William G. McGowan Theater of the National Archives Building in Washington, DC. This event is free and open to the public. Please enter via the Special Events entrance on Constitution Ave. and […]
Recently, the agency updated its Open Government Plan for 2012-2014. Over the next two years, work around the agency will continue to improve transparency, participation, and collaboration. NARA will strengthen its culture of open government by focusing on common values and restructuring the agency to better serve the American people. A new mentoring program will […]
On Friday, 9 March, I was joined by Director/ISOO John Fitzpatrick and Agency Services Executive Jay Bosanko in a meeting with representatives from OMB and several public interest groups. Although we all discussed several items of interest related to reducing classification and expanding governmental transparency, the majority of our discussion was a give-and-take focused on […]
Although ISOO does a yeoman’s job of administering MDR appeals, the delay in some cases runs years, and the time elapsed from the original MDR request can amount to more than a decade. How can this ISCAP appeal process be streamlined? ISOO Response: The ISOO provides administrative and logistical support to the Interagency Security Classification Appeals […]
This time, an answer from our colleagues at the Department of Energy (DOE). Would it be possible to prevent the inadvertent disclosure of RD/FRD with a less burdensome review process than that currently required by the Kyl-Lott Amendment? DOE RESPONSE: For electronic and microfilm records, certain agencies are looking into the application of recent advances […]
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