State Department, USAID To Launch 2014 QDDR

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will announce the launch of the review process for the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) on Tuesday. According to a State Department press release, “The 2014 QDDR will be the second iteration of the quadrennial strategic review begun under the leadership of former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton. It will guide the Department and USAID in becoming more agile, responsive, and effective in the face of traditional and emerging challenges as well as new opportunities” (4/21).