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Education from Georgia, Ukraine and Serbia
October 7, 2015
Columbia, SC: Georgia: Education Policy/Higher Education
Milwaukee, WI: Ukraine: Education and Innovation
Roseburg, OR: Ukraine: Higher Education Management
Oklahoma City, OK: Ukraine: Higher Education Management
Bethlehem, PA: Ukraine: Testing and Transparency
Dayton, OH: Serbia: Innovation and Creativity for Youth
Georgia, Ukraine, Serbia
• 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).
Independent Media, Municipal Development, Capacity Building from Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia and Serbia
September 30, 2015
Springfield, IL: Ukraine: Independent Media
Seattle, WA: Ukraine: Independent Media
Arlington, VA: Ukraine: Municipal Development/Decentralization
Cincinnati, OH: Ukraine: Municipal Development/Decentralization
Chicago, IL: Moldova: Capacity Building for Goverment Spokespersons
Cedar Rapids, IA: Moldova: Small Town Mayors
Brookings, SD: Georgia: Municiapl Development/Use of Public Space
Little Rock, AR: Georgia: Municiapl Development/Use of Public Space
Syracuse, NY: Serbia: Managing Media Businesses/Small and Medium Sized
Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Serbia
• 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.
Entrepreneurs - Young Professionals from Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Russia and Moldova
September 23, 2015
Sacramento, CA: Kazakhstan: Consumer Protection - Young Professionals
Nevada City, CA: Kazakhstan: Entrepreneurs - Young Professionals
San Diego, CA: Moldova: Effective Economic Analyses - Young Professionals
Rapid City, SD: Russia: Entrepreneurs - Young Professionals
Grants Pass, OR: Russia: Entrepreneurs - Young Professionals
Goshen, NY: Russia: Entrepreneurs - Young Professionals
Wichita, KS: Russia: Entrepreneurs - Young Professionals
Des Moines, IA: Kosovo: Community Economic Development
Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Russia and Moldova
• 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.
HIV/Aids and Telemedicine from Ukraine and Moldova
September 10, 2015
Worcester, MA: Ukraine: HIV/AIDS programs
Omaha, NE: Ukraine: HIV/AIDS programs
Akron, OH: Ukraine: Telemedicine
Jacksonville, FL: Ukraine: Telemedicine
Greensboro, NC: Moldova: Young Professionals
Ukraine, Moldova
• 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).
Specialized Rule of Law from Mongolia
July 23, 2015
Raleigh, NC: Mongolia: Specialized Rule of Law
Las Vegas, NV: Mongolia: Specialized Rule of Law
Mongolia
Civic Rule of Law from Kyrgyzstan
July 8, 2015
Chicago, IL: Kyrgyzstan: Civic Rule of Law/Developing a Bar Association
Kyrgyzstan
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.
Young Professional Accountable Governance Delegations from Ukraine
June 10, 2015
Tulsa, OK: Ukraine: Alternate Energy Sources
Toledo, OH: Ukraine: Energy Efficiency
Santa Fe, NM: Ukraine: Energy Efficiency
Wausau, WI: Ukraine: Energy Independence
Longmont, CO: Ukraine: Energy Independence
Dubuque, IA: Ukraine: Industrial Pollution
Osage, IA: Ukraine: Municipal Waste Management
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
Environmental Protection & Energy Efficiency Young Professional Delegations From Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia
June 3, 2015
Las Vegas, NV: Kazakhstan: Environment Protection/Energy Efficiency/Young Professionals
Birmingham, AL: Kazakhstan: Environment Protection/Energy Efficiency/Young Professionals
Pittsburgh, PA: Kazakhstan: Green Technology/Innovation/Young Professionals
Denver, CO: Kyrgyzstan: Water and Hydropower/Young Professionals
Bluefield, WV: Russia: Environment Protection/Energy Efficiency/Young Professionals
Burlington, VT: Russia: Environment Protection/Energy Efficiency/Young Professionals
Kalamazoo, MI: Russia: Environment Protection/Young Professionals
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, 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.
Public Health from Russia
May 27, 2015
Council Bluffs, IA: Russia: Public Health HIV/AIDS
Russia
Accountable Governance & Rule of Law Delegations from Azerbaijan
May 13, 2015
Pittsburgh, PA: Azerbaijan: Trafficking in Persons
Cedar Rapids, IA: Azerbaijan: Agro-Business Development
Azerbaijan
• 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. • 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.

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