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Accountable Governance Delegations from Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan
June 2, 2016
Helena, MT: Kyrgyzstan: Water Irrigation in a Dry Climate
Winfield, KS: Russia: Environment (Novosibirsk)
Westminister, CO: Russia: Environment (Vladivostok)
TBD, AK: Russia: Environment (Arctic Wilderness)
Kalamazoo, MI: Russia: Environment (Fire Control)
Berne, IN: Russia: Agriculture
Bloomington, IL: Russia: Agriculture (Vladimir)
Princeton, WV: Tajikistan: Eco-Tourism
Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan

Accountable Governance: Local programs on accountable governance emphasize the legislative process, administrative capacity-building, transparency, service delivery, financing of government services, media relations, community development, and environmental management.

Social Issues Delegation from Armenia
May 19, 2016
Cambridge, MA: Armenia: Expanding Social Inclusion
Armenia

Social Issues: Open World will invite mixed delegations of legislators, executive branch and NGO officials, and other community leaders to the United States to see how their counterparts here work to address social services delivery and funding issues. Programs should enable delegates to learn on-site about the operations, structure, and funding of leading public and private social service agencies; job-shadow their professional counterparts; meet with legislators and legislative staff to discuss social services issues, legislation, and funding; and meet with NGO leaders who work with or advocate for special populations (e.g., disabled, elderly, or economically disadvantaged citizens; adoptive families and children in the foster care system; abused, neglected, or abandoned children; victims of domestic violence; substance abusers; and those with life-threatening diseases and conditions).

Rule of Law Delegations from Armenia, Kosovo, Georgia and Ukraine
May 12, 2016
Detroit, MI: Armenia: Legal System in the United States
Maryville, TN: Kosovo: Technology and Uses of E-Governance Against Corruption
Reno, NV: Georgia: General Rule of Law
Miami, FL: Ukraine: Anti-Corruption Programs
Longwood, FL: Ukraine: Anti-Corruption Programs
Armenia, Kosovo, Georgia and Ukraine

Civic Rule of Law: Programs aimed at legal professionals in the fields of legal education, juvenile justice, and legal advocacy for underserved populations should provide delegates with the opportunity to see how these issues are dealt with in the United States at the national level and enable the delegates to explore these issues in-depth with their American counterparts at the local level.

Accountable Governance Delegations from Kosovo and Ukraine
April 27, 2016
Columbus, OH: Kosovo: Government Transparency and Access to Public Information
Kosovo and Ukraine

Accountable Governance: Local programs on accountable governance emphasize the legislative process, administrative capacity-building, transparency, service delivery, financing of government services, media relations, community development, and environmental management.

Accountable Governance Delegations from Kosovo and Ukraine
April 27, 2016
Columbus, OH: Kosovo: Government Transparency and Access to Public Information
Cedar Rapids, IA: Ukraine: Government Transparency and Access to Public Information
Dover, NH: Ukraine: Media's Role in Society
Central, NC: Ukraine: Investigative Media and Exposing Corruption
Kosovo and Ukraine

Accountable Governance: Local programs on accountable governance emphasize the legislative process, administrative capacity-building, transparency, service delivery, financing of government services, media relations, community development, and environmental management.

Accountable Governance Delegations from Ukraine
April 20, 2016
Wooster, OH: Ukraine: Agriculture - New Technologies (Cherkassy)
Santa Cruz, CA: Ukraine: Agriculture and Managing Agricultural Enterprises
Branchville, NJ: Ukraine: Agriculture and Managing Agricultural Enterprises (Truskavets)
Sacramento/Modesto, CA: Ukraine: Agriculture and Managing Agricultural Enterprises (Khmelnitsky)
Ukraine

Accountable Governance: Local programs on accountable governance emphasize the legislative process, administrative capacity-building, transparency, service delivery, financing of government services, media relations, community development, and environmental management.

Rule of Law Delegations from Ukraine
April 20, 2016
Alexandria, VA: Ukraine: Specialized Rule of Law
Annapolis, MD: Ukraine: Specialized Rule of Law
Ukraine

Judicial Rule of Law: Delegates explore U.S. approaches to court proceedings, the jury-trial process, the adversarial system, plea-bargaining, alternative dispute resolution, law enforcement and corrections practices, and the legislative process. Other possible topics include judicial independence, judicial ethics, juvenile justice practices, financial dispute resolution, bankruptcy proceedings, and judicial administration. Delegations usually meet with federal, state, and/or (if applicable) local legislators or their staff to discuss judiciary-related legislative issues and funding.

Civic Rule of Law: Programs aimed at legal professionals in the fields of legal education, juvenile justice, and legal advocacy for underserved populations should provide delegates with the opportunity to see how these issues are dealt with in the United States at the national level and enable the delegates to explore these issues in-depth with their American counterparts at the local level

Accountable Governance Delegations from Russia
April 6, 2016
Sioux Falls, SD: Russia: Young Professionals and Ethnic Minorities
Dayton, OH: Russia: Young Professionals and Ethnic Minorities
Tampa, FL: Russia: Young Professionals and Ethnic Minorities
Russia

Accountable Governance: Local programs on accountable governance emphasize the legislative process, administrative capacity-building, transparency, service delivery, financing of government services, media relations, community development, and environmental management.

Accountable Governance Delegations from Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo and Turkmenistan
March 30, 2016
Big Canoe, GA: Georgia: Civil Society and Responsive Governance
Atlanta, GA: Georgia: Civil Society and Responsive Governance
Appleton, WI: Kyrgyzstan: Young Entrepreneurs (Roza Otunbaeva)
Des Moines, IA: Kosovo: Promoting and Attracting Investment
Phoenix, AZ: Turkmenistan: Water Management
Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan

Accountable Governance: Local programs on accountable governance emphasize the legislative process, administrative capacity-building, transparency, service delivery, financing of government services, media relations, community development, and environmental management.

Accountable Governance Delegations from Ukraine
March 16, 2016
Birmingham, AL: Ukraine: Young Professionals, NGOs and Government Reform (Vinnitsa)
Kansas City, MO: Ukraine: Young Professionals, NGOs and Government Reform
Santa Barbara, CA: Ukraine: Young Professionals, NGOs and Promotion of Civil Society
Pensacola, FL: Ukraine: Young Professionals and NGOs Fighting Corruption
Jackson, MS: Ukraine: Young Professionals and NGOs Fighting Corruption
Akron, OH: Ukraine: Young Professionals and NGOs Serving Internally Displaced Persons
Buffalo, NY: Ukraine: Young Professionals and NGOs Ameliorating Suffering in a War Zone
Ukraine

Accountable Governance: Local programs on accountable governance emphasize the legislative process, administrative capacity-building, transparency, service delivery, financing of government services, media relations, community development, and environmental management.

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