The Open World Leadership Center has facilitated a joint venture project with Synetic Theater and the American University during the last two weeks of September 2012. The work will focus on "The Good Doctor"—a composite of vignettes by the Russian dramatist Anton Chekhov through the lens of American dramatist Neil Simon.
Each of the vignettes for this “informance” will be directed by a different Russian director/choreographer, in conjunction with the artistic team of Synetic Theater, Washington’s highly acclaimed physical theater company.
Serbian economic development leadership delegation visits Jacksonville (article) http://conta.cc/QJshDd
“We…wanted to encourage the community to preserve our natural resources and keep our city clean and green, something which our children would inherit from us in the long run,” - U.S. Embassy of Moldova Awards Open World Alumnus Grant for Green Project (article) http://bit.ly/OntxB0
Reserve FREE tickets to see Open World’s Russian directors work with American University and Synetic Theater players in the Anton Chekhov-inspired The Good Doctor by Neil Simon (PDF) http://1.usa.gov/Pbhwd3
Nicolae Dandis, President of the DIALOG Association, Director of the Pro-Europa Center, lecturer at the State University of Cahul, City Councilman in Cahul, and Open World alumnus, completed the "Green Areas—A Platform for Cooperation and Education in Cahul" project, funded by the U.S. Embassy in the Republic of Moldova.
Open World is pleased to announce that it is accepting proposals for the 2013 hosting year.
Grant applications in response to this solicitation are due on a staggered basis.
Applications for Serbia programming are due Friday, September 7, 2012. Applications for all other country programming in this solicitation are due Friday, October 12, 2012. Please see pp. 47-48 for instructions on submitting applications.
If you have questions about information in the grant guidelines, please contact Lewis Madanick at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 707-8943.
Bicycling, an International Language - Did you know Perm modeled their "extreme park" on Louisville’s? Read more here. (blog post): http://bit.ly/M9mwgB
In Minot, ND, they also noticed some differences and will be returning home with some new ideas that may help them better serve Russian kids (article): http://bit.ly/KYBM3R
Tea for Two: Boulder, CO appeals to Dushanbe, Tajikistan to fix up their tea house gift to the city via Open World facilitator (article): http://bit.ly/QWtRnr
For Ruslan Martsinkiv, who chairs the 60-member Ivano-Frankivsk City Council and was making his first visit to the United States, learning about Arlington’s transit-oriented development efforts proved a positive learning experience. (article): http://bit.ly/MvaYaM
They seemed surprised that there is a free exchange of information between the town hall and the newsroom. (article): http://bit.ly/MLBTwN
Russian judges in Las Vegas, NV (video): http://bit.ly/JD7XEI
Journalists from Georgia visit Maryville, KY (article): http://bit.ly/IFesmZ
Moldova alumni wins grant (article): http://bit.ly/K1Vqpd
“It was a great opportunity to share our public policy strategies with officials from the Republic of Georgia.” (article): http://bit.ly/K7SonQ
Tweet of the Week @WACNHIVLP http://bit.ly/K9nHfy
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Open World to honor hosts in Jacksonville, Florida this weekend (press release): http://bit.ly/JsQwoG
"The exchange program has been exceptionally planned to teach them something they are going to use in improvement of the population's health," Russian medical professionals in central Illinois (article): http://bit.ly/HXZo2J
Spartanburg, South Carolina Op-Ed on citizen diplomacy: http://bit.ly/I0Axja
Voice of America interviews Executive Director John O’Keefe about Open World’s Armenia program (video, in Armenian): http://bit.ly/JkTZYc
Open World alumnus and Yaroslavl mayoral candidate featured in the Washington Post (article): http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/beyond-moscow-russian-opposit...
The head of the Council of Lawyers of Ukraine grabbed a bulletproof vest but quickly dropped it with a thud. Gainesville, FL. (article): http://www.gainesville.com/article/20120323/ARTICLES/120329764
Inaugural nanotechnology group from Russia – a partnership between Open World, the Department of State, the US-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission (BPC), and CRDF (articles): BPC main page: http://www.state.gov/p/eur/ci/rs/usrussiabilat/index.htm.
BPC Science &Technology Working Group: http://www.state.gov/p/eur/ci/rs/usrussiabilat/c37338.htm
The Austin, Texas environmental community talks with our delegation of environmental specialists from Kazakhstan (radio broadcast): http://www.archive.org/details/ShadesOfGreenMarch82012DelegatesFromKazak...