Social Entrepreneurship in the U.S. (Project for China)

CCWA is pleased to welcome Chinese entrepreneurs as they visit Cleveland under the International Visitor Leadership Program. Their visit will mainly focus on the role of social entrepreneurship in the United States, discovering innovative approaches to social change, and ways of using social media to drive social entrepreneurship. International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) Program Each year, […]

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Strengthening Local Government Financial Management

A group of seven financial and legal government officials from Iraq will be visiting Cleveland to address topic concerning ethical leadership, transparency, and accountability, and the best ways to efficiently manage public funds and budget at a local level. The visitors will have an opportunity to examine financial transparency best practices through workshops and meetings […]

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Towards a More Safe and Secure World: International Peace and Security

The U.S. Department of State’s Towards a More Safe and Secure World initiative brings more than 80 law enforcement, security, counternarcotic, and judicial officials from around the world to the U.S. to discuss and examine mutual threats to international peace and security. Through this initiative, CCWA will have the opportunity to host visitors from Bangladesh, […]

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Empowering Youth Through the Performing Arts

Performing artists and art promoters from Jordan, Kuwait, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia will be in Cleveland to examine arts-based outreach programs for youth. Meetings and opportunities to observe arts programs with organizations such as Cleveland Public Theatre, the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning, and the Rainey Institute will expose visitors to unique arts initiatives […]

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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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International Women of Courage

The International Women of Courage Award was established by the U.S. Department of State in 2007 to honor women who are making a substantial difference in the lives of women around the globe. It is the State Department’s only all-female award. Nominated by U.S. embassies and NGOs, the candidates are selected by the State Department […]

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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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NGO Management in the United States

With a number of  NGO’s, Cleveland offers an opportunity for visitors from around the world to explore the diversity of the non-profit sector in the United States. Meetings with local NGO’s and non-profits such as the Cleveland Foundation, Second Harvest & Aespire, and Medwish will provide visitors with a hands-on opportunity to review strategies for […]

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