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Young Professional Accountable Governance Delegations from Ukraine
June 10, 2015
Tulsa, OK: Ukraine: Alternate Energy Sources
Toledo, OH: Ukraine: Energy Efficiency
Longview, TX: Ukraine: Energy Efficiency
Wausau, WI: Ukraine: Energy Independence
Longmont, CO: Ukraine: Energy Independence
Dubuque, IA: Ukraine: Industrial Pollution
Osage, IA: Ukraine: Municipal Waste Management
Ukraine

• Accountable Governance: Local programs on accountable governance emphasize the legislative process, administrative capacity-building, transparency, service delivery, financing of government services, media relations, community development, and environmental management

Environmental Protection & Energy Efficiency Young Professional Delegations From Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia
June 3, 2015
Las Vegas, NV: Kazakhstan: Environment Protection/Energy Efficiency/Young Professionals
Birmingham, AL: Kazakhstan: Environment Protection/Energy Efficiency/Young Professionals
Pittsburgh, PA: Kazakhstan: Green Technology/Innovation/Young Professionals
Denver, CO: Kyrgyzstan: Water and Hydropower/Young Professionals
Bluefield, WV: Russia: Environment Protection/Energy Efficiency/Young Professionals
Burlington, VT: Russia: Environment Protection/Energy Efficiency/Young Professionals
Kalamazoo, MI: Russia: Environment Protection/Young Professionals
Wichita, KS: Russia: Media/Young Professionals
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia

• Accountable Governance: Local programs on accountable governance emphasize the legislative process, administrative capacity-building, transparency, service delivery, financing of government services, media relations, community development, and environmental management.

Specialized Rule of Law Delegations from Turkey
June 1, 2015
TBD: Turkey: Specialized Rule of Law
TBD: Turkey: Specialized Rule of Law
TBD: Turkey: Specialized Rule of Law
Turkey

• Judicial Rule of Law: Delegates explore U.S. approaches to court proceedings, the jury-trial process, the adversarial system, plea-bargaining, alternative dispute resolution, law enforcement and corrections practices, and the legislative process. Other possible topics include judicial independence, judicial ethics, juvenile justice practices, financial dispute resolution, bankruptcy proceedings, and judicial administration. Delegations usually meet with federal, state, and/or (if applicable) local legislators or their staff to discuss judiciary-related legislative issues and funding.

• Civic Rule of Law: Programs aimed at legal professionals in the fields of legal education, juvenile justice, and legal advocacy for underserved populations should provide delegates with the opportunity to see how these issues are dealt with in the United States at the national level and enable the delegates to explore these issues in-depth with their American counterparts at the local level.

Accountable Governance & Rule of Law Delegations from Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan
May 13, 2015
Buffalo, NY: Turkmenistan: Combatting Trafficking in Persons
Chicago, IL: Turkmenistan: Entrepreneurship
Raleigh, NC: Turkmenistan: Food Safety Standards
St. Louis, MO: Turkmenistan: Sports Related NGOs
Parker, CO: Turkmenistan: Tourism
TBD: Azerbaijan: Trafficking in Persons
TBD: Azerbaijan: Agro-Business Development
Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan

• Accountable Governance: Local programs on accountable governance emphasize the legislative process, administrative capacity-building, transparency, service delivery, financing of government services, media relations, community development, and environmental management.

• Civic Rule of Law: Programs aimed at legal professionals in the fields of legal education, juvenile justice, and legal advocacy for underserved populations should provide delegates with the opportunity to see how these issues are dealt with in the United States at the national level and enable the delegates to explore these issues in-depth with their American counterparts at the local level.

Health Delegations from Russia
May 7, 2015
Salt Lake City, UT: Russia: Public Health
Homer, AK: Russia: Public Health
Council Bluffs, IA: Russia: Public Health-HIV/AIDS
Sioux Falls, SD: Russia: Public Health – Chechen Doctors
Russia

• Accountable Governance: Local programs on accountable governance emphasize the legislative process, administrative capacity-building, transparency, service delivery, financing of government services, media relations, community development, and environmental management.

Agriculture delegations from Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Serbia, Ukraine
April 29, 2015
Winston-Salem, NC: Kosovo: Agro-Business Development
TBD: Serbia: Climate Smart – Sustainable Agriculture
Colorado Springs, CO: Kyrgyzstan: Local Water Management and Dry Climate Irrigation
San Francisco, CA: Moldova: Marketing of Produce through producer organizations
Richland Center, WI: Ukraine: Agricultural Development
Richland, WA: Ukraine: Agriculture Development
Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Serbia, Ukraine

• Accountable Governance: Local programs on accountable governance emphasize the legislative process, administrative capacity-building, transparency, service delivery, financing of government services, media relations, community development, and environmental management.

Accountable Governance and Social Issues Delegations from Russia
April 22, 2015
Toole, UT: Russia, Accountable Governance
Bloomington-Normal, IL: Russia: Accountable Governance
San Diego, CA: Russia: Accountable Governance
White Bear Lake, MN: Russia: Accountable Governance
Lee’s Summit, MO: Russia: Accountable Governance
Annapolis, MD: Russia: Pluralism and Integration, LGBT group
Russia

• Accountable Governance: Local programs on accountable governance emphasize the legislative process, administrative capacity-building, transparency, service delivery, financing of government services, media relations, community development, and environmental management.

• Social Issues: Open World will invite mixed delegations of legislators, executive branch and NGO officials, and other community leaders to the United States to see how their counterparts here work to address social services delivery and funding issues. Programs should enable delegates to learn on-site about the operations, structure, and funding of leading public and private social service agencies; job-shadow their professional counterparts; meet with legislators and legislative staff to discuss social services issues, legislation, and funding; and meet with NGO leaders who work with or advocate for special populations (e.g., disabled, elderly, or economically disadvantaged citizens; adoptive families and children in the foster care system; abused, neglected, or abandoned children; victims of domestic violence; substance abusers; and those with life-threatening diseases and conditions).

Young Diplomats from Tajikistan
April 13, 2015
Phoenix, AZ: Tajikistan: Young Diplomats
Tajikistan

• Accountable Governance: Local programs on accountable governance emphasize the legislative process, administrative capacity-building, transparency, service delivery, financing of government services, media relations, community development, and environmental management.

Legal Defense Advocacy Delegation from Tajikistan
April 9, 2015
Albany, NY: Tajikistan: Legal Defense Advocacy
Tajikistan

• Civic Rule of Law: Programs aimed at legal professionals in the fields of legal education, juvenile justice, and legal advocacy for underserved populations should provide delegates with the opportunity to see how these issues are dealt with in the United States at the national level and enable the delegates to explore these issues in-depth with their American counterparts at the local level.

Rule of Law for Delegations from Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Serbia, Ukraine
April 8, 2015
Atlanta, GA: Georgia: Civic Rule of Law
Norfolk, VA: Georgia: Civic Rule of Law
Gainesville, FL: Kazakhstan: Mediation and Arbitration
Reno, NV: Moldova: Combatting International Crime
Birmingham, AL: Ukraine: Legal Education Reform
TBD: Ukraine: Free Legal Aid
TBD: Serbia: Policy Dev./Strategic Planning for RoL civil servants
TBD: Serbia: Managing Judicial Education and training
TBD: Serbia: Managing Judicial Education and training
Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Serbia, Ukraine

• Civic Rule of Law: Programs aimed at legal professionals in the fields of legal education, juvenile justice, and legal advocacy for underserved populations should provide delegates with the opportunity to see how these issues are dealt with in the United States at the national level and enable the delegates to explore these issues in-depth with their American counterparts at the local level.

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