The “Smart Partnership Dialogue: Global Engagement Series,” created by the Office of Global Intergovernmental Affairs, provides state, local and subnational leaders, and key stakeholders the opportunity to discuss important issues with high-level officials within the Department of State. This series is crucial in promoting collaboration between the Department and U.S. elected officials at the state and local levels. [Archive]

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Engaging With Scottish Parliament on State and Local Economic Development – April 08, 2013
Roundtable Discussion with Brazilian Development Leaders – March 19, 2013
Subnational Dialogue With Brazilian Federal Officials – March 18, 2013
Subnational Dialogue With Brazil State Secretaries – February 11, 2013
Engaging With Local European Leaders on Rio+20 – April 13, 2012 Date: 04/13/2012 Description: Special Representative Lewis meets with AER delegation, including Michele Sabban, President, Assembly of European Regions (seated to her right) and Christophe Nuttall, Executive Director, R20 Regions of Climate Action (seated to her left). - State Dept Image
Engaging With Brazilian State Officials – March 21, 2012 Date: 03/21/2012 Description: Special Representative Reta Jo Lewis pictured with Ricardo Mota, Rio Grande do Norte State Speaker of the House, and Benito Gama, Rio Grande do Norte State Secretary of Economic Development. - State Dept Image
Leveraging Sister City Relationships as a Driver of Economic Growth – March 13, 2012 Date: 03/13/2012 Description: Ambassador Steve Nolan, Director of South African Affairs in the Bureau of African Affairs (center, left) and Special Representative Lewis (center, right) offer welcoming remarks to program participants and panelists. - State Dept Image
National Governors Association Winter Meeting – February 26, 2011 Date: 02/26/2011 Description: Special Representative Reta Jo Lewis pictured with Governor Chris Gregoire. - State Dept Image
Expanding Relationships in China for State and Local Governments – February 10, 2011 Date: 02/10/2011 Description: Special Representative Reta Jo Lewis provides opening remarks at Smart Partnership Dialogue briefing. - State Dept Image
Global Engagement Series on Climate Change – January 31, 2011 Date: 01/31/2011 Description: Special Representative Lewis providing opening remarks for the Smart Partnership Dialogue. - State Dept Image