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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.

Accountable Governance Delegation from Georgia
December 11, 2017
Atlanta, GA: Georgia: Members of Parliament
Georgia
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.
Accountable Governance Delegation from Russia
November 8, 2017
Burlington, VT: Russia: Media (Yaroslavl)
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 Delegation from Uzbekistan
October 31, 2017
Jackson, MS: Uzbekistan: Members of Parliament
Uzbekistan
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.
Accountable Governance Delegations from Russia
October 28, 2017
Chicago, IL: Russia: Civic Education
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 and Accountable Governance Delegations from Russia, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, and Belarus
October 25, 2017
Annapolis, MD: Russia: Making Cities Accessible for Handicapped Individuals (St. Petersburg/Leningrad Obl.)
Bismarck, ND: Russia: Indigenous Groups
Detroit, MI: Russia: Muslim Inter-Ethnic Issues
Hendersonville, NC: Russia: Finno-Ugric indigenous Peoples
Great Falls, MT: Armenia: Accountability and Ethics in Government: E-Freedom of Information
New Haven, CT: Belarus: Intellectual Property Rights
Spokane, WA: Kyrgyzstan: Agriculture
Russia, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, and Belarus
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 Delegation from Ukraine
October 23, 2017
Lawrence, KS: Ukraine: Members of Parliament
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.
Accountable Governance Delegations from Various Countries
October 21, 2017
Memphis, TN: Various: Rumsfeld Fellows
Cheyenne, WY: 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.

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