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Yesterday, the MCC launched its CEO into the blogosphere with a new communications tool -- the CEO Blog. Although not the first of its kind for a U.S. government agency -- EPA, DHS, State Department, and the Library of Congress have blogs populated by staff -- only one other agency, HHS, has a blog whose main blogger is the Agency's head. Unlike Secretary Leavitt's blog, however, CEO Danilovich's does not accept comments. Perhaps this will change over time.
I think this is a tremendous addition to an already stepped-up communications and public outreach effort by the MCC. And I think it could prove to be a valuable tool through which the MCC can publicly share the successes as well as the lessons learned by both the MCC and its partner countries during the compact design and implementation phase. Danilovich, in fact, does exactly this in his first posting. Bravo!

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