Press Releases

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Open World Leadership Center, an agency of the U.S. Congress, is pleased to announce the success of its Ukrainian program alumni in KyivPost’s 30 Under 30 Award, an annual prize that celebrates young Ukrainian leaders.  The winners are young Ukrainians who have achieved outstanding results in different fields, including teachers, scientists, human rights activists, politicians, start-up founders, and show business stars. KyivPost’s 30 Under 30 Award recognized the following four Open World program alumni:

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Open World Leadership Center (the Center), an agency of the U.S. Congress, welcomes six delegations from Ukraine this week focusing on a variety of issues including Education and Public Policy. Among the arrival of these groups, the Center is thrilled to welcome its 4,000th participant from Ukraine with Ms. Kateryna Yatsura, the Director of the Web Communications Center at Karazin Kharkiv National University.

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Center begins soliciting proposals for its 2020 Open World exchange program from U.S. based organizations with established foreign visitor programs or a demonstrated ability to host foreign visitors. Organizations submitting proposals design 8-day professional development programs for emerging political, civic, and community leaders from the Eurasian region. All professional programs link Open World delegates to national, regional, and local levels of governance in an effort to support the legislative diplomacy efforts of Congress.

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Open World Leadership Center, an agency of the U.S. Congress, is pleased to announce the success of its Ukrainian program alumni in Ukraine’s snap parliamentary elections held on July 21. The elections were called by the country’s newly elected president, Volodymyr Zelensky, after he dissolved parliament in May. Over twenty past and future Open World participants have been elected or re-elected to serve as Members of Parliament.

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