[Cleveland, Ohio] — Five Russian government officials participating in the Open World Program will arrive in Cleveland on Friday, May 17th to begin a week long informational program focusing on best practices in government entities. The delegation, consisting of directors and heads of various Volgograd city administration offices, will meet with elected and public Cleveland city officials and nonprofit urban development professionals.
Open World Honored Judge George for Exceptional Hosting
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Open World Leadership Center Trustees Librarian of Congress James Billington and Robert E. “Bud” Cramer honored Nevada’s Senior U.S. District Judge Lloyd D. George April 19 for his exceptional service to the Open World program. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid welcomed Judge George to the Capitol Building, where Open World held a ceremony in his honor in the historic President’s Room.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Open World Leadership Center, the Congressional agency working to increase international understanding and partnerships, will welcome 10 judges from Egypt April 18. This is Open World’s first delegation from Egypt and signals the agency’s expansion into emerging democracies outside of Eurasia.
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.