Managing Start-Up Incubators for Growth

Through this project, Pakistani visitors will explore start-ups and business incubation in the U.S. and the involvement of both the private and public sectors. Small business in Northeast Ohio is tightly entwined with job creation and empowerment of entrepreneurs. Cleveland’s local community start-up culture will be examined through visits with Flashstarts, ECDI, the Health-Tech Corridors, and […]

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Promoting Peace and Tolerance Among Educated Youth

This project for Pakistan will connect visitors to Cleveland resources that will highlight the role of universities in either peace, tolerance, and messaging around anti-radicalization, intolerance, and extremism.  Visitors will meet with government, academic, faith-based, and secular organizations to discuss their role in combating violent extremism especially for vulnerable populations. International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) Program […]

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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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Legislative Professional Fellows Program for India and Pakistan

CCWA will be hosting its fourth cohort of Legislative Professional Fellows for four weeks during the last half of October and the first half of November, 2017. The Legislative Professional Fellows Program brings emerging leaders in the fields of legislative process and governance; civic engagement; NGO management; economic empowerment and entrepreneurship; and journalism from Pakistan and India to the United States for […]

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Legislative Professional Fellows Program for India and Pakistan

As an extension of the first cohort of Legislative Professional Fellows from India and Pakistan that CCWA welcomed to Cleveland in May, CCWA will be hosting 4 more LFP fellows for four weeks during the last half of October and the first half of November, 2016. The Legislative Professional Fellows Program brings emerging leaders in the […]

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Legislative Fellows Program from India and Pakistan

In May, CCWA welcomes 4 Legislative Fellows from India and Pakistan who will be in Cleveland to complete fellowship programs at local government bodies and nonprofit organizations in order to learn about various aspects of the public sector in Cleveland. A critical component for the success of this program is the opportunity for the visitors to […]

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What’s Next in Afghanistan and Pakistan

To register for this event, CLICK HERE. Ambassador Marc Grossman will examine what the future of the region looks like after American withdrawal from Afghanistan. Amb. Grossman is the former U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (2011-2012), former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (2001-2005), and former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey (1994-1997). To […]

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Episode 3 : What’s Next in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Amb. Marc Grossman examines what the intertwined future of Afghanistan and Pakistan looks like after American withdrawal from Afghanistan, and shares his experiences from his time as the U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (2011-2012). Amb. Grossman is former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (2001-2005), and former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey (1994-1997).

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Cross-Border Entrepreneurship

CCWA will host a group of visitors from Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan who are in the U.S. to learn about public-private partnerships that strengthen regional economic growth. The visitors will also study export education, production efficiency, and the region’s dependable transportation and shipping services. International Visitors Program  Each year, over 300 professionals from around the […]

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Young Leaders: NGOs and Civic Activism

An IVLP group from Pakistan will visit Cleveland to learn how business and technology professionals support non-profits, the performing arts, and volunteer management.

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