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Accountable Governance Delegations from Ukraine
July 23, 2018
TBD, TBD: Ukraine: Members of Parliament
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.

Rule of Law Delegations from Mongolia
July 18, 2018
Princeton, WV: Mongolia: Judges
Minneapolis, MN: Mongolia: Judges
Mongolia
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.

Accountable Governance Delegations from Peru
July 10, 2018
Austin, TX: Peru: Members of Parliament
Peru
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
June 19, 2018
TBD, TBD: Georgia: Members of Parliament
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.

Accountable Governance Delegations from Various Countries
June 4, 2018
Richmond, VA: Various: VAR: StrategEAST
Philadelphia, PA: Various: StrategEAST
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.

Accountable Governance Delegations from Russia, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan
May 31, 2018
Homer, AK: Russia: Sustainable Fishery Development and Management (Alaska)
TBD, TBD: Russia: Women Business Leaders
Seattle, WA: Uzbekistan: Tourism
Pagosa Springs, CO: Kyrgyzstan: Tourism
Russia, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan
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 Serbia
May 15, 2018
Columbus, OH: Serbia: Members of Parliament
Serbia
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 Russia
May 12, 2018
St. Louis, MO: Russia
St. Louis, MO: Russia
St. Louis, MO: Russia
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, Rule of Law, and Accountable Governance Delegations from Ukraine and Armenia
May 9, 2018
Bedford, TX: Ukraine: Child Welfare, including Adoption/Foster Care (Kyiv Center RC nominating)
Santa Barbara, CA: Ukraine: Child Welfare, including Adoption/Foster Care
Phoenix, AZ: Ukraine: Combatting Human Trafficking
Buffalo, NY: Ukraine: Combatting Human Trafficking
Atlanta, GA: Ukraine: Citizen Engagement in Legal Reform
Sacramento, CA: Armenia: Parliamentary Staff
Ukraine and Armenia
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).

Civic Rule of Law: Programs aimed at legal professionals in the fields of legal educations, 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: 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 Kosovo, Azerbaijan, and Russia
May 2, 2018
Des Moines, IA: Kosovo: Preventing and Combatting Corruption of Public Funds
Sioux Falls, SD: Kosovo: Agricultural Subsidies
Reno, NV: Azerbaijan: Disability Advocacy and Reform
Chicago, IL: Azerbaijan: Cyber-Intellectual Property Rights
Baltimore, MD: Russia: Children's Librarians
Kosovo, Azerbaijan, and 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 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).

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