Richard A. Boucher

Richard A. Boucher

Richard A. Boucher is Deputy Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development . He took up post on 5 November 2009. Prior to joining OECD, he was the Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, a post he took up on February 21, 2006. The Bureau of South Asian Affairs was expanded to include the nations of Central Asia shortly before his confirmation. Wikipedia*

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Richard A. Boucher has 392 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 News Briefing as a Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Public Affairs of the Department of State. The year with the most videos was 2002 with 84 videos as an Assistant Secretary for the Public Affairs of the Department of State. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2008 with an average of 246 views per program. Most appearances with Madeleine K. Albright (3), Paul Orgel (2). Most common tags: Department of State, Foreign Policy, Iraq.

Appearances by Title:c. February 21, 2006 - Present Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, Department of State Videos: 7 c. April 3, 2000 - Present Spokesman, Department of State Videos: 0

Previously

Assistant Secretary, Public Affairs, Department of State c. January 5, 2001 - c. June 2, 2005 Videos: 293 Deputy Assistant Secretary, Public Affairs, Department of State c. May 8, 1989 - c. January 2, 1992 Videos: 92 Assistant Secretary c. December 28, 2000 - c. June 2, 2005 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • U.S.-Pakistan Relations

    U.S.-Pakistan Relations

    A hearing was held on upcoming legislation which would lay the foundation for a new approach to relations with Pakistan. The…

  • International Support of Afghanistan

    International Support of Afghanistan

    Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Richard Boucher talked about the International Conference…

  • Situation in Afghanistan

    Situation in Afghanistan

    Witnesses provided an updated assessment of a strategy for turning the tide in Afghanistan. Recent reports concluding that…

  • Pakistani Elections

    Pakistani Elections

    Richard Boucher talked about the Pakistani elections. He focused on the effects of the elections on the War on Terrorism…

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