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Accountable Governance Delegations from Kazakhstan
April 24, 2018
Temple, AZ: Kazakhstan: Members of Parliament
Kazakhstan
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 Delegations from Various Countries
April 21, 2018
Asheville, NC: Various: Rumsfeld Fellows
TBD, TBD: Various: Rumsfeld Fellows
Various Countries
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.

Rule of Law Delegations form Ukraine, Estonia, and Georgia
April 18, 2018
Boise, ID: Ukraine: Court Automation
Longview, TX: Ukraine: Court Automation
TBD, TBD: Estonia: Judges
Atlanta, GA: Georgia: Judges
Chicago, IL: Georgia: Judges
Ukraine, Estonia, and Georgia
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.

Social Issues and Accountable Governance Delegations from Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova
April 11, 2018
Maryville, TN: Ukraine: Serving Veterans/Veterans Affairs
Norfolk, VA: Ukraine: Serving Veterans/Veterans Affairs
TBD, TBD: Ukraine: Treating PTSD and Reintegration
Los Angeles, CA: Ukraine: Treating PTSD and Reintegration
Pittsburgh, PA: Ukraine: IDP Issues, Including Crimean Tatars
Rochester, NY: Ukraine: IDP Issues, Displaced Universities (Poltava if possible)
Spokane, WA: Georgia: Abkhaz-Enguri Dam (USAID nominated)
Raleigh, NC: Moldova: Pharmacy School Partnership
Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova
Social Issues: Open World will invite mixed delegations of legislators, executive branch and NGO officials, and other community leaders to the Unites 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 specials 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).

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 Delegations from Tajikistan
April 10, 2018
Richmond, VA: Tajikistan: Members of Parliament
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.

Accountable Governance Delegations from Georgia
March 19, 2018
Mnneapolis, MN: Georgia: Parliamentary staff
Georgia
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 Delegations from Ukraine
March 14, 2018
Lafayette, IN: Ukraine: Fire Department/EMT Management/Volunteerism
Parker, CO: Ukraine: Fire Department/EMT Management/Volunteerism
Memphis, TN: Ukraine: Community Relations with Law Enforcement
Birmingham, AL: Ukraine: Community Development/Community Activism/Volunteerism (sister city Vinnitsa)
Milford, CT: Ukraine: Community Development/Community Activism/Volunteerism
Akron, OH: Ukraine: Social Entrepreneurship
Tulsa, OK: Ukraine: Social Entrepreneurship
Richland, WA: Ukraine: Community Development/Activism/Volunteerism
Ukraine
Social Issues: Open World will invite mixed delegations of legislators, executive branch and NGO officials, and other community leaders to the Unites 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 specials 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).

Accountable Governance and Social Issues Delegations from Kazakhstan, Russia, and Tajikistan
March 7, 2018
Appleton, WI: Kazakhstan: Support for Small and Medium Enterprises
Huntsville, AL: Russia: STEM for Women Leaders
Wichita, KS: Russia: STEM for Women Leaders
Lake Havasu City, AZ: Russia: Small and Medium Business and e-Commerce
Columbia, SC: Russia: Women Business Leaders
Metairie, LA: Russia: Women Civic/Political Leaders
Concord, CA: Tajikistan: Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development
Boulder, CO; Tajikistan: NGO Development
Kazakhstan, Russia, and 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.

Social Issues: Open World will invite mixed delegations of legislators, executive branch and NGO officials, and other community leaders to the Unites 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 specials 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).

Accountable Governance Delegations from Ukraine
February 7, 2018
Little Rock, AR: Ukraine: Role of Local Legislators/Staff
Springfield. IL: Ukraine: Role of Local Legislators/Staff
Cheyenne, WY: Ukraine: Role of Local Legislators/Staff
Lincoln, NE: Ukraine: Role of Local Legislators/Staff
Denver, CO: Ukraine: Role of Local Legislators/Staff
Ukraine
Accountable Governance – Role of Legislatures: Programming for the legislator delegations allows the delegates to meet with their American counterparts; attend committee meetings and legislative sessions; and learn how their counterparts interact with relevant executive agencies, advocacy groups, and constituents. Programming for the “Mixed” delegations of legislators, legislative staff, and legislative administrators focuses on the operations of a legislature, on how legislatures receive independent information and analysis to support decision-making, and on constituent services.
Social Issues and Accountable Governance Delegations from Russia
January 31, 2018
Omaha, NE: Russia: Nelson Fellows (Cardiology)
Kalamazoo, MI: Russia: Social Integration of Children and Adults with Disabilities
Santa Fe, NM: Russia: Indigenous Groups
Helena, MT: Russia: Indigenous Groups
Reno-Tahoe, NV: Russia: National Parks/Nature Preserves
Russia
Social Issues: Open World will invite mixed delegations of legislators, executive branch and NGO officials, and other community leaders to the Unites 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 specials 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).

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.

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