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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Responsible Global Investing

Addressing the international efforts to strengthen the integrity of governments and businesses, this IVLP delegation from the People’s Republic of China will be in Cleveland to explore perspectives on business ethics and strategies to reduce corruption. Over the course of six days, visitors will meet with well-known leaders in corporate social responsibility including the Greater Cleveland […]

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Strategies for Global Transparency and Accountability – Addressing Misperceptions of Corruption

Six participants from India are scheduled to visit Cleveland for a global transparency and accountability program in March this year. The participants will explore the city’s best practices for promoting transparency and accountability in all sectors of society. The group will meet with the Inspector General to discuss measures that strengthen ethical conduct in economic […]

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Accountability in Government

Five participants from Angola and one from Sao Tome and Principe are scheduled to visit Cleveland in March for a sub-regional program concerning accountability in government. The group will explore the role of media outlets, citizens, and civil society in fostering transparency and accountability in government. Furthermore, the participants will meet with the Inspector General […]

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Promoting Financial Accountability

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs will be welcoming visitors from the Near East and North Africa for the program “Promoting Financial Accountability” in mid-August. Through their visit to Cleveland, visitors will learn about the city’s best practices in regards to the development and implementation of international finance reporting standards, the support of professional organizations […]

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Accountability and Combating Corruption

In the midst of an economic rejuvenation from its “Rust Belt” days and an ongoing political renaissance, Cleveland has strong resources focused on all aspects of governance, ranging from promoting efficiency and transparency to the role of media in engaging the citizenry. In light of recent events, promoting transparent public relations with law enforcement officials […]

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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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The U.S. Experience in Combating Corruption

Five detectives from Ukraine’s National Anti-Corruption Bureau will be in the United States on a 21-day program to explore U.S. approaches to combating public corruption. Through this national program, to include Cleveland, they will place particular emphasis on studying practical approaches for detecting, investigating, and prosecuting corruption. An overview of the criminal justice system, with a […]

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Local Governance in the U.S.

Seven Indonesian visitors will be in Cleveland to study our city and county governments and learn about various grassroots initiatives to promote democratic government processes. While here, they will focus particularly on accountability and transparency in government and how fiscal responsibility helps ensure governments uphold these standards. Visitors will meet with a South Euclid councilman […]

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