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Alliance of American and Russian Women, Inc assists Russian women in developing and managing micro-enterprises, through which they can support themselves and their families.
American Center for International Labor Solidarity (Solidarity Center) fosters the development of viable free democratic and independent trade unions.
American Institute of Business and Economics is "an independent, noncommercial business school in Moscow ... offering a full range of business courses taught in English..."
American-Russian Center "trains entrepreneurs, business managers and government leaders through grants from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and other U.S. agencies and promotes the transition of the Russian Far East to democracy and a free market economy."
Canadian Cooperative Association is assisting Ukraine in a five-year project to develop a countrywide network of credit unions.
Canada Russia Business Forum is a non-profit organization committed to promoting bilateral business growth by helping Canadian companies to do business in Russia.
Center for Citizen Initiatives currently has two business related projects--Economic Development Program and the Productivity Enhancement Program--to aid business development in the NIS.
Center for Economic Initiatives "helps Ukrainian and Western business enterprises locate trading and investment partners by describing services and products which are available for export to and from Ukraine."
Center for International Private Enterprise is an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce which works directly with foreign business organizations, think tanks, and private sector organizations assisting them to function as national entities supportive of free enterprise.
Citizens Democracy Corps helps place business volunteers with small and medium-sized enterprises in Eastern Europe and Eurasia.
Citizens Network for Foreign Affairs is a "non-profit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to stimulating international economic growth in developing and emerging world markets."
Community Connections Program brings NIS entrepreneurs and professionals to the US for business training.
Développement International Desjardins aims to establish a network of credit unions in the province of Volgograd.
E. F. Schumacher Society is "an educational non-profit organization ... whose programs demonstrate that both social and environmental sustainability can be achieved by applying the values of human-scale communities and respect for the natural environment to economic issues."
Financial Services Volunteer Corps gives technical assistance to Eastern Europe and the NIS and currently focuses on commercial and central banking and capital markets development.
Foundation for International Professional Exchange, Inc. facilitates the exchange of professional persons, information, equipment, and students between the U.S. and the NIS.
Foundation for Russian/American Economic Cooperation The Foundation for Russian American Economic Cooperation (FRAEC) has ten years of experience with businesses and government throughout Russia, with a special focus on the Russian Far East.
Harvard Ukrainian Business Initiative provides U.S. businesses with access to information about industries and key business transactions, and sponsors opportunities to interact with Ukraine's officials and business and economic leaders.
Institutional Partnerships Project is a cooperative project which has established partnerships between US, Russian and Ukrainian institutions with the purpose of helping them build strong professional training and improve member services.
International Executive Service Corps places volunteer American business executives on technical assistance projects in over 90 countries around the world.
Labour and Society International "works for human rights in the global workplace through advocacy, education and research, in partnership with trade unions and civil society organisations."
Junior Achievement International is "a U.S.- based nonprofit organization that serves and supports Junior Achievement and Young Enterprise programs around the world."
Mennonite Economic Development Associates administers the Zelenograd Small Business Development Program.
Microenterprise Innovation Project "is the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) initiative to support technical and financial assistance, research and training on best practices in microenterprise development and finance."
Partners for Democratic Change provides conflict and change management training, commercial and community mediation, and ethnic conciliation programs. Also promotes goverment policies which create procedures for dispute resolution.
Peace Corps runs a variety of programs relating to business in the developing nations of Eastern Europe and the NIS.
PHARE, TACIS and Obnova Programmes These EU programs, similar to USAID, develop and fund programs in the former Soviet Union, Central and Eastern Europe, and the former Yugoslavia and Albania respectively.
SABIT The Commerce Department's Special American Business Internship Training Program for managers and scientists from the former Soviet Union.
Small Business and Economic Development Project is a consortium of Canadian institutions working to support growth of small businesses in the Ivano-Frankivsk region of Ukraine
Soros Foundation/Open Society Among the Soros Foundation's numerous projects, it also sponsors a management training program for NIS professionals.
Trickle Up Program is dedicated to reducing poverty by helping the lowest-income people around the world to start or expand their own businesses and promotes micro-enterprise development and training in business planning.
Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Federation Professional association for the Ukrainian-Canadian community.
USIA: "Business for Russia" program offers five-week internships with American businesses for Russian entrepreneurs.