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Accountable Governance Delegations from Russia
November 3, 2018
Chicago, IL: Russia: Accountable Governance
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.
Accountable Governance Delegations from Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Moldova
October 31, 2018
Elko, NV: Ukraine: Ethics and Quality Reporting
Kansas City, MO: Ukraine: Ethics and Quality Reporting
Cincinnati, OH: Ukraine: Media Coverage of Political Leaders and Elections
Dobbs Ferry, NY: Ukraine: Media Coverage of Political Leaders and Elections
Cedar Rapids, IA: Ukraine: Elections
Dover, DE: Ukraine: Elections
Lincoln, NE: Azerbaijan: Women in Politics and Civil Society
Tooele, UT: Azerbaijan: Inclusion in Education
Raleigh, NC: Moldova: Librarians
Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Moldova
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 and Turkmenistan
October 24, 2018
San Diego, CA: Russia: Ecological Protection of Seaports
Paso Robles, CA: Russia: Regional/Local journalism
Philadelphia, PA: Russia: Foreign Affairs Journalism
Burlington, VT: Russia: Digital Media
Chagrin Falls, OH: Russia: Media Literacy
White Bear Lake, MN: Russia: Existing Partnerships
Winfield, KS: Russia: Grantee-Nominated: Pediatric Ophthalmology
Portland, ME: Russia: Existing Partnerships
Grants Pass, OR: Russia: Existing Partnerships
Albuquerque, NM: Turkmenistan: Journalism
Russia and 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.
Accountable Governance Delegations from Various Countries
October 20, 2018
Milwaukee, WI: Rumsfeld Fellows
Harrisburg, PA: 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 from Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and Russia
October 17, 2018
Gainesville, FL: Kyrgyzstan: Judges
Raleigh, NC: Moldova: Best Practices in CLE
Longwood, FL: Armenia: Judges
Des Moines, IA: Kazakhstan: Judges
Chicago, IL: Russia: Civic Rule of Law
Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and Russia
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. 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 and Serbia
October 10, 2018
San Antonio, TX: Ukraine: Government Funding/Oversight of Educational Institutions
Orlando, FL: Ukraine: Government Funding/Oversight of Educational Institutions
Modesto, CA: Ukraine: Innovation and Education
Hendersonville, NC: Ukraine: Innovation and Education
Grand Island, NY: Ukraine: Promoting STEM Education/Alternative Learning
Bethlehem, PA: Ukraine: Community College/Vocational Education
Oklahoma City, OK: Ukraine: IDP Issues, Displaced Universities
Roseburg, OR: Ukraine: Promoting STEM Education/Alternative Learning (Roseburg nominating)
Akron, OH: Serbia: Higher Education Reform
Albuquerque, NM: Serbia: English Access Program
Ukraine and Serbia
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 Kyrgyzstan
October 9, 2018
Helena, MT: Kyrgyzstan: Members of Parliament
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 Georgia
October 1, 2018
Jackson, MS: 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 Russia and Uzbekistan
September 26, 2018
Louisville, KY: Russia: E-Commerce
Columbia, SC: Russia: Entrepreneurship
The Villages, FL: Russia: Infrastructure/Construction Development/Public-Private Partnerships
Mount Pleasant, MI: Russia: Political Party Development
Branchburg, NJ: Russia: Social Inclusion: Autism
San Francisco, CA: Russia: Think Tanks for Southern Russia
Providence, RI: Uzbekistan: Innovation/Entrepreneurship
Russia and Uzbekistan
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 Ukraine, Georgia, and Kazakhstan
September 19, 2018
Corvallis, OR: Ukraine: Grantee Nominated: Governance/Decentralization
Sacramento, CA: Ukraine: Governance/Decentralization
Chicago, IL: Ukraine: Governance/Decentralization/Clean Urban Development
Durham, NH: Ukraine: Governance/Decentralization/Youth Development
Bismarck, ND: Ukraine: Governance/Decentralization/Regional Economic Development
Tulsa, OK: Ukraine: Governance/Decentralization/Regional Economic Development
South Bend, IN: Georgia: Social Inclusion, Religious Tolerance, and Religious Pluralism
Palantine, IL: Georgia: Municipal Development, Newly Elected Mayors/City Councils
Huntsville, AL: Kazakhstan: Parliamentary Staffers
Ukraine, Georgia, and 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.

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