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Accountable Governance Delegation from Serbia
September 14, 2014
Columbus, OH: Parliamentarians
Hartford, CT: Parliamentarians
Accountable Governance – Role of Legislatures: Programming for the legislator delegations allows the delegates to meet with their American counterparts; attend committee meetings and legislative sessions; and learn how their counterparts interact with relevant executive agencies, advocacy groups, and constituents. Programming for the “mixed” delegations of legislators, legislative staff, and legislative administrators focuses on the operations of a legislature, on how legislatures receive independent information and analysis to support decision-making, and on constituent services.
B.N. Yeltsin Presidential Center Fellows Delegation from Russia
September 13, 2014
Little Rock, AR: Yeltsin Fellows Librarians
Dallas, TX: Yelstin Fellows Librarians
Accountable Governance Delegation from Serbia
September 10, 2014
Buffalo, NY: Domestic Violence for Criminal Justice Pracitioners
Peoria and Springfield, IL: Whistleblower Implementation in Criminal Cases
Atlanta, GA: Financial Crimes Referrals from Independent Agencies
Dayton, OH: Domestic Violence in Families with LGBT Members
Dayton, OH: Demand Side of Government Accountability
Akron, OH: Independent Voices in the Digital Age
Tega Cay, SC: Media Coverage of LGBT Issues
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 Delegation from Russia
September 4, 2014
Memphis, TN: General Accountable Governance
Tulsa, OK: Circassians
Annapolis, MD: (Leningrad Oblast)
Chattanooga, TN: Grantee Nominated
Albany, NY: Grantee Nominated
Hendersonville, NC: Accountable Governance/Environment
Worcester, MA: Accountable Governance/Environment
Hendersonville, NC: Accountable Governance/Environment
Kalamazoo, MI: Accountable Governance/Environment
Bizmarck, ND: Ethnic minorities/Karelia
Cincinnati, OH: General Agriculture
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 Ukraine
August 20, 2014
New Haven, CT: PTSD
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 Delegation from Kosovo
June 18, 2014
Little Rock, AK: Justice Policy/Legislation
Manchester, NH: NGO Management
Albany, NY: Urban Planning/Development
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 Delegation from Kazakhstan
June 11, 2014
Mauston, WI: Regional Economic Development/New Investment Attraction Alternative
Bluefield, WV: Regional Economic Development/New Investment Attraction Alternative
Pittsburgh, PA: Alternative Energy/Green Business
Austin, TX: Alternative Energy/Green Business
Huntsville, AL: Econ Development: Entrepreneurship/Innovation
Marathon, WI: Education Innovation – Vocational Education
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.
Young Professionals Delegation from Russia
June 4, 2014
San Antonio, TX: Young Professionals - Health Care and Social Services, focusing on prevention programs for substance abuse
Kansas City, MO: Young Professionals
Cincinnati, OH: Young Professionals
Boston, MA: Young Professionals
Louisville, KY: Young Professionals
Columbia, SC: Young Professionals
Charlotte, NC: Young Professionals
Dubuque, IA: Young Professionals
Duluth, MN: Young Professionals - Domestic Violence/Trafficking
Open World’s Young Professionals program engages the generation born after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, tailoring programs specifically to professionals under the age of 30 poised to become their communities’ next leaders. The Young Professionals program includes core Open World themes such as accountable governance and social services, as well as other themes of particular relevance, such as anticorruption, human rights, environmental management, and online journalism.
Accountable Governance Delegation from Kyrgyzstan
May 29, 2014
Boulder, CO: Young Entrepreneurs
Detroit, MI: Young Entrepreneurs
Columbus, OH: Parliamentary Staffers
Reno, NV: Trafficking in Persons - Focus on Prosecution
Helena, MT: Agriculture
Los Angeles, CA: Museum Management with an Emphasis on Cultural Preservation
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 Russia
May 21, 2014
Buffalo, NY: Health/Cancer Care
St. Louis, MO: Health
Appleton, WI: Health
San Diego, CA: Health
Kalamazoo, MI: Autism
Osage, IA: Health
La Crosse, WI: Grantee Nominated - Briston Meyer Squibb Project Partners
Louisville, KY: Grantee Nominated - Briston Meyer Squibb Project Partners
Pittsburgh, PA: Health
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).

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