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Supporters of Civil Society in Russia
May 9, 2015
St. Louis, MO
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.
Health Delegations from Russia
May 7, 2015
Salt Lake City, UT: Russia: Public Health
Homer, AK: Russia: Public Health
Sioux Falls, SD: Russia: Public Health – Chechen Doctors
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.
Agriculture delegations from Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Serbia, Ukraine
April 29, 2015
Greensboro, NC: Kosovo: Agro-Business Development
Florence, SC: Serbia: Climate Smart – Sustainable Agriculture
Colorado Springs, CO: Kyrgyzstan: Local Water Management and Dry Climate Irrigation
San Francisco, CA: Moldova: Marketing of Produce through producer organizations
Richland Center, WI: Ukraine: Agricultural Development
Richland, WA: Ukraine: Agriculture Development
Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Serbia, 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.
Sister Cities / Young Professionals from Russia
April 22, 2015
Toole, UT: Russia: Sister City Projects (Kambarka) - Young Professionals
Bloomington-Normal, IL: Russia: Sister City Projects (Vladimir) - Young Professionals
San Diego, CA: Russia: Sister City Projects (Vladivostok) - Young Professionals
White Bear Lake, MN: Russia: Sister City Projects (Krasnoyarsk) - Young Professionals
Annapolis, MD: Russia: Pluralism and Integration, LGBT group
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. • 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 from Estonia, Serbia
April 16, 2015
Columbus, OH: Estonia: Specialized Rule of Law
Los Angeles, CA: Serbia: Strategic Planning for Rule of Law Civil Servants
Columbia, SC: Serbia: Managing Judicial Education and Training
Kansas City, KS: Serbia: Managing Judicial Education and Training
Estonia, Serbia
Young Diplomats from Tajikistan
April 13, 2015
Phoenix, AZ: Tajikistan: Young Diplomats
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.
Legal Defense Advocacy Delegation from Tajikistan
April 9, 2015
Albany, NY: Tajikistan: Legal Defense Advocacy
Tajikistan
• 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.
Rule of Law for Delegations from Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Serbia, Ukraine
April 8, 2015
Atlanta, GA: Georgia: Civic Rule of Law
Norfolk, VA: Georgia: Civic Rule of Law
Gainesville, FL: Kazakhstan: Mediation and Arbitration
Reno, NV: Moldova: Combatting International Crime
Birmingham, AL: Ukraine: Legal Education Reform
Louisville, KY: Ukraine: Free Legal Aid
Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Serbia, 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.
Social Issues & Accountable Governance delegations from Georgia, Tajikistan, Russia,
March 25, 2015
Chicago, IL: Georgia: Ethnic Cooperation/Social Inclusion
Phoenix, AZ: Kyrgyzstan: Border Security and Management
Del Mar, CA: Russia: Pluralism and Integration
Hendersonville, NC: Russia: Pluralism and Integration – Finno Ugric
Jackson, MS: Kyrgyzstan: Business Mentoring
Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Russia
• 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). • 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.
Women Entrepreneur delegations from Russia and Kyrgyzstan
March 12, 2015
Lutz, FL: Russia: Women Entrepreneurs
Kingman, AZ: Russia: Women Entrepreneurs
Longwood, FL: Russia: Women Entrepreneurs
Madison, WI: Russia: Women Entrepreneurs
Manchester, NH: Russia: Women Entrepreneurs
Jackson, MS: Kyrgyzstan: Business Mentoring (Roza Oyunbaeva Foundation)
Russia and Kyrgyzstan
• 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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