Press Releases

For Immediate Release

BLUEFIELD, WV — The Open World Leadership Center will honor local hosts in the Bluefield area including federal judges and members of the Center for International Understanding (CIU), Inc. This week, CIU is hosting an Open World delegation of judges from Mongolia in Princeton, WV from July 21-29, 2018. The theme for this delegation is judicial rule of law.

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Open World Leadership Center welcomes Senator E. Benjamin Nelson (Nebraska, 2001-2013) as Chairman of Open World’s Board of Trustees after Secretary R. James Nicholson stepped down on March 6, 2018.

Senator Nelson has served on Open World’s Board of Trustees since 2016. Senator Nelson brings executive experience, knowledge of the program, international experience, and the sound judgement required to guide the program on issues that arise in an ever uncertain political and fiscal environment.

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, Open World Leadership Center welcomes its sixth delegation of Senator Ben Nelson Fellows composed of six medical doctors from Russia. Open World’s Board of Trustees created the Nelson Fellows program to honor Senator Nelson's contribution to Open World and improve ties between the United States and Russia. Senator Nelson served on Open World’s Board of Trustees since March 2016. From 2009-2012, Senator Nelson served on the Board as Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch.

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, Open World Leadership Center announced grant recipients for 2018. Open World awarded grants to 11 non-profit organizations across the United States to further their programs for international exchanges.

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