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 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.

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Open World Leadership Center, a Legislative Branch agency, welcomed The Honorable Catherine O’Malley to the Open World Leadership Center Board of Trustees in April.

The Open World Leadership Center, a Congressional agency working to increase international understanding and partnerships, is guided by Trustees consisting of the Librarian of Congress, two members of the Senate, two members of the House, the chairs of House and Senate Appropriation subcommittees on the Legislative Branch, and four private individuals designated by the Librarian of Congress.

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This month the Open World Leadership Center, an agency of the U.S. Congress, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM) (formerly the Broadcasting Board of Governors) to collaborate on a no-cost partnership for building worldwide media capacity. The project will design programming and media events aimed at strengthening journalism in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia.

For Immediate Release

HELENA, MT—Today, the Open World Leadership Center will honor WorldMontana and local hosts in Helena. This week, WorldMontana is hosting an Open World delegation of Members of Parliament (MPs) from Kyrgyzstan in Helena, MT from October 12-18, 2018. The theme for this week’s delegation is accountable governance.

During the host recognition ceremony, Ambassador John O’Keefe, Counselor to Open World’s Board of Trustees will honor WorldMontana board members, families, and individuals who have contributed to the experience of Open World delegates in Montana.

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