Addressing the Needs of Underserved and At-Risk Youth

The economic and civic marginalization of youth populations poses challenges for societies and threatens the stability, security, and prosperity of nations. In support of the 2014 Summit of the Americas and its call for action on continuing and new challenges in the hemisphere, this project will focus on U.S. efforts to expand educational, social, and […]

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U.S. Commercial Service Presents: Selling Goods and Services to the Government of Canada

As part of The Logistics of Doing Business in Canada Webinar Series, the U.S. Commercial Services of the Department of Commerce is hosting a webinar on Selling Goods and Services to the Government of Canada. The Canadian government is one of the largest purchasing entities in the world, buying in excess of US$20 billion worth […]

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Cyber Security and Government Interoperability

Cyber security has become one of the most essential components of protection for economic and national security interests worldwide. Both the United States and Europe share a common necessity of protecting these systems in order to maintain the resilience and reliability of critical infrastructure and key resources. In order to protect and ensure sufficient cyber security, information […]

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Rule of Law and Judicial Reform

Through organized meetings, site visits, and analysis of case studies, seventeen participants from the Middle East and North Africa will be traveling to Cleveland to learn how the city has dealt with the pressing challenges of combating corruption and strengthening civil society. This project will examine U.S. commitment to the promotion of transparency, ethics, and […]

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Elected Kashmiri Officials (India)

Both in current times and throughout history, India and the United States have shared an extensive cultural, strategic, military, and economic relationship. International ties are stronger than ever; in January of 2015, President Barack Obama became the first U.S. president to be invited as the chief guest of India’s Republic Day celebrations. To reinforce such […]

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Cleveland Clinic Presents: Ideas for Tomorrow

Cleveland Clinic invites you to attend this free event featuring Admiral Michael Rogers Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service Adm. Rogers is Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service assuming these duties in April 2014. Rogers has also served as the director for Intelligence for both […]

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State and Local Governments

Cleveland will host international visitors from Argentina, Botswana, Liberia, Republic of Korea, Spain, and Tajikistan.  The goal of the project is to introduce the structures and functions of the U.S. federalist system of government, with emphasis on the division of authority and responsibility between federal, state, and local governments; International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) Program Each […]

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Notre Dame College Presents Abrahamic Center’s 2014 Distinguished Lecture

Save the date for the Abrahamic Center’s 2014 Distinguished Lecture, featuring Eboo Patel, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 6, in Regina Auditorium. Patel is a member of President Barack Obama’s inaugural Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships and the founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, a nonprofit that aims to promote interfaith cooperation. Click […]

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Transparency in Government

This project, designed for local government officials from Italy, will enhance the visitors’ understanding of the U.S. political system, including elections, campaign finance, and mechanisms to promote transparency and good governance.  Visitors will examine the role of citizen participation in government and best practices to increase and enhance their participation; explore best practices in promoting local […]

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Global Economic Cooperation and Recovery

CCWA will host a group from multiple countries to learn about fostering economic renewal in depressed and blighted areas, along with local policy responses to global economic trends. They will also examine how to connect university-level research, development, and innovation to economic growth. International Visitors Program  Each year, over 300 professionals from around the world […]

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