Judicial and Prosecutorial Efficiency in the U.S.

The Government of Serbia has recently passed legislation that seeks a number of institutional changes in the judicial sector. Three Serbian prosecutors will be visiting Cleveland to address how to effectively manage a prosecutor’s office and curtail the backlog of caseloads. By meeting with the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office among other resources, visitors will see […]

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Global Economic Cooperation

As the world economy continues to grow, local businesses and economies have the opportunity to connect with the larger global market. In this Multi-Regional Project, visitors from the Gaza Strip, Bahrain, Bosnia Herzegovina, Poland, Cambodia, Italy, and Kazakhstan will be traveling to Cleveland to learn more about how this “Rust Belt” city has diversified its […]

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Academic Integrity in the U.S.

An important focus among the administrators, professors, and students from the 30 plus institutes of higher learning in Northeast Ohio is to promote high standards of academic integrity. In this project for Moldovan higher education officials, common challenges in enforcing and deterring academic misconduct will be examined. A full day on Case Western Reserve University’s […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility

Private sector support for the environment, welfare and human rights has the potential to positively impact communities and the bottom line. Visitors from Bangladesh, Cyprus, Finland, Honduras, Mexico, Morocco, and Saudi Arabia will be traveling to Cleveland to explore how corporations have given back to Northeast Ohio’s economy and environment. Additionally, conversations and a volunteer […]

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Promoting Social Change Through the Arts

Using the arts in a constructive manner for positively influencing populations and their behavior can emerge in a variety of ways. CCWA will be welcoming leaders from Algeria, Canada, India, Jamaica, Slovakia, and Suriname for a multi-regional project that will investigate social change through the arts. Participants will explore the geographic, ethnic, and religious diversity […]

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Leading and Managing Municipal Government

Six municipal mayors from Libya will be travelling to Northeast Ohio to learn how Cleveland and Cuyahoga County promote strong and accountable local government through cooperation and effective policy making. In addition to a case study highlighting reform efforts after the 2011 Cuyahoga County corruption scandal, visitors will engage local mayors and city administrators to […]

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Coalition-Building for NGOs

NGO leaders, human rights activists, civil society proponents, and foundation experts from Pakistan will be in Cleveland to explore government-civil society cooperation and how the non-profit sector promotes positive social change. Meetings, site visits, and volunteer opportunities with Northeast Ohio foundations, direct-service organizations, and NGO experts will illustrate the diversity of nonprofits in the U.S. […]

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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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Economic Diversity and Single Industry Towns

For decades Cleveland’s manufacturing-based economy helped define the industrial heartland of America. Today Cleveland and the Midwest are known by the “Rust Belt” moniker, in reference to deindustrialization and urban decay that resulted from a decline of traditional enterprises based around steel and coal production. As part of their State Department-sponsored program on the development […]

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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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