Social Entrepreneurs in the United States (Multi-Regional Project)

This International Visitor Leadership Program project is for seven entrepreneurs and civil society leaders from Algeria, Chile, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa, and United Arab Emirates. They are in Cleveland to examine sustainable social ventures that support local communities. Meetings, site visits, and volunteering opportunities will introduce the visitors to the impact local businesses have in […]

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Accountability and Transparency in State and Local Government

CCWA will be hosting six visitors from the Southern and Central Asian countries of Afghanistan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The program in Cleveland will outline the role and structure of ethics in government in the United States, similarities and differences in approaches of ethical conduct between government and the private sector in […]

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Power Sector Modernization

With a number of cutting edge energy and power generation technologies in Northeast Ohio, Cleveland will host a group of 11 Iraqi government and energy officials who are here to gain an understanding of the United States power sector. Visitors will be exposed to infrastructure, policies, regulations, economic factors, and renewable energy technologies that are […]

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Debt Restructuring, Corporate Governance, and Competition in the United States

Five financial and legal experts from China will be visiting Cleveland to gain insight of the financial and legal aspects of debt and industry restructuring in the United States.  The program here will explore ways in which U.S. companies use restructuring to create efficient operations, observe corporate governance best practices, and assess the benefits of […]

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IVLP Gold Stars – Amine Zariat

CCWA is honored to be welcoming an International Visitor Leadership Program “Gold Star”, Amine Zariat. Mr. Zariat is a former IVLP participant who is on an “Alumni Connecting the World” tour of the U.S. As the founder of the Association TIBU Maroc, he created Morocco’s first basketball academy in 2013; a Casablanca-based school that provides […]

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Transparency and Accountability

CCWA will be hosting five Belarusian political scientists, researchers, bureaucratic officials, and governmental executives on an International Visitor Leadership Program exchange that aims to augment good governance practices in Belarus. The professional program in Cleveland will highlight the role of “Sunshine Laws” in promoting transparency, data sharing between public and private sectors, and best practices […]

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Makers: Women Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

CCWA is excited to be hosting 10 Egyptian educators and technology leaders who are promoting the Maker Movement in Egypt. This project focuses on highlighting how the Maker Movement encourages collaboration and empowerment of women in schools and businesses. As the home of notable makerspaces, including Think[Box] at Case Western Reserve University, visitors will have […]

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Transparency and Accountability in Government

Ten IVLP participants representing eight Latin American countries will travel to Cleveland to examine governmental transparency challenges and efforts to improve public accountability. Using the Cuyahoga County corruption scandal involving the former county commissioner as a case study, visitors will meet with the county’s Inspector General and NGOs that have empowered citizens to actively engage […]

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Rule of Law and Judicial Reform

This International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), composed of six delegates from Egypt, will examine U.S. commitment to the promotion of transparency, ethics, and judicial independence in a democracy. Meetings and site visits will highlight the judiciary’s role in preserving democratic processes such as due process, trial by jury, right to representation and a fair trial, […]

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