American University

For Establishing An Action Research And Learning Exchange On Transparency And Accountability

Overview
This planning grant would explore the establishment of a transparency and accountability action research and learning exchange at the School of International Service. The exchange is envisioned to bring practitioners together with researchers to deepen understanding about what works, where, and how, in the application of tools designed to make governments more responsive to citizens. Research often lags behind practice in this field, and the exchange seeks to ensure that the research agenda is driven by practitioners’ needs, while encouraging dialogue among experts across sectors.
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Washington, DC 20016-8033
Grants to this Grantee
for support of the Program on Legislative Negotiation  
With this grant, American University will continue to build and increase the impact of the Program on Legislative Negotiation, a joint endeavor of the Washington College of Law and the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies. The program is designed to help overcome legislative gridlock and has four immediate objectives: (a) provide negotiation training for legislative members and staff; (b) train students and professionals through experiential learning programs; (c) facilitate and apply research on effective legislative negotiation; and (d) build a community of scholars, policymakers, and others who share these goals. Support for this program will enable American University to expand its reach as a hub for this effort.

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