QDDR

(redirected from Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review)
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QDDRQuadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (US State Department)
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Both the 3D and DIME concepts are in keeping with principles of the Department's annual Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review and involve a whole-of-government or interagency approach combining the resources and expertise of the Departments of State and Defense, and USAID.
Instead, I wanted to know: What did the Secretary do during those four years to enhance the ability of her Department to carry out her vision of diplomacy and development as instruments of national power equal to that other "D," as embodied in her signature Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR)?
On April 22, 2014, Secretary of State Kerry announced the launch of the second Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) saying,
"Leading by Civilian Power" Foreign Affairs 89:6 November/December 2010; Department of State/US Agency for International Development, Leading Through Civilian Power: The First Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, 2010 http://www.state.gov/s/dmr/qddr/.
Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, to build smarter, more effective
That's why I commissioned the first-ever Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, the so-called QDDR, to say what could we do better and how fast could we do it," the Secretary of State said.
For example, Defense leaders and staff worked closely with the Departments of State and Homeland Security, as well as the Intelligence Community, as they undertook their Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, Quadrennial Homeland Security Review, and Quadrennial Intelligence Community Review respectively, sharing insights regarding analysis, key missions, capabilities, and plans in overlapping issue areas.
Recommendation: The Secretary of State--as part of the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) or as a separate initiative--should conduct a strategic review of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security to ensure that its missions and activities address the department's priority needs.
This is currently under consideration by the National Defense University in war games and may be addressed as part of the Quadrennial Defense Review due in February, and as part of the Department of State's new Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review.
Climate change is also one of four strategic priorities in the Department's 2015 Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review.
Power," The First Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review,