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Professor Jane Fountain reappointed to World Economic Forum's Future of Government Council

Professor Jane Fountain reappointed to World Economic Forum's Future of Government Council

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2009-11-18

Jane Fountain, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Director of the National Center for Digital Government, and Director of the Science, Technology and Society Initiative has been appointed for a second year to the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Government.

The Global Agenda Councils are continuing efforts to develop proposals to address key challenges in over 70 areas of world affairs. The information and recommendations developed in the Councils provide the central ideas and proposals presented at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting of world leaders in Davos, Switzerland. Fountain is one of fourteen expertise invited to serve on this council.

Council members will meet at the Second Summit on the Global Agenda in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on 7-9 November 2009.

For more information about Fountain’s research and the National Center for Digital Government, visit the Center’s website at www.ncdg.org.

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For more information please contact:
Michelle Sagan Gonçalves, NCDG Program Manager
mgoncalves@pubpol.umass.edu
413-577-2354

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