Greater Portland - Russian Sister City Project
(The Archangel Committee)
Will Receive the "2013 Open World National Grantee of Merit" Award
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Open World Leadership Center, the Congressional agency working to increase U.S.-Eurasian understanding and partnerships, has named its 2013 National Grantee of Merit award winner. This year’s honoree is the Greater Portland – Russian Sister City Project (The Archangel Committee) of Portland, Maine.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Five Serbian leaders are in Jacksonville this week to explore mechanisms of economic development including inter-municipal agreements and small business development. Starting in City Hall with an overview of government, they will spend the week in a variety of meetings with city officials and government agencies.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Open World Leadership Center, a Congressional agency working to increase U.S.-Eurasian understanding and partnerships, will welcome and host its first Young Professionals delegations from Russia this Thursday. The Young Professionals program brings 25-35 year olds, the first generation to come of age after the collapse of the Soviet Union, to the U.S. to network with their counterparts and peers. The eight delegations will focus on the following themes during their stay in the U.S.
JACKSONVILLE, FL – Executive Director John O’Keefe will honor eight Open World hosts in a ceremony this weekend in Jacksonville. The event will take place in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wood. Mr. Wood is dean of Continuing Education at the University of North Florida.
Six innovative Russian scientists are visiting San Francisco, CA and Washington, DC from March 10 through March 21, under the Open World Program – an exchange program designed to foster relationships between U.S. and Russian leaders in a variety of fields including science and technology. The event is co-sponsored by the Open World Leadership Center (an independent agency in the U.S. legislative branch) and the U.S. Department of State.