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The US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) is now accepting applications! Application Deadline: July 24, 2016 at 11:59 PM Washington, DC Time (July 25, 2016 at 6:59 AM Moscow Time).

The US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) is now accepting applications for its Independent Professionals Project Initiative.

The competition award supports independent social initiatives which aim to establish or strengthen collaboration between Russians and Americans across the following socially-oriented thematic areas:

  1. Social Support and Protection of Citizens
  2. Protection of Flora/Fauna and Promotion of Animal Welfare
  3. Promotion of Philanthropy and Volunteerism
  4. Youth Development, Extracurricular, and Alternative Education
  5. Public Health and Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles
  6. Preservation of National Identities, Cultures, Languages, and Traditions of Indigenous Peoples
  7. Social and Cultural Adaptation and Integration of Migrants
  8. Medical and Social Rehabilitation and/or Social and Economic Reintegration of Persons Engaged in the Illicit Use of  Narcotic Drugs or Psychotropic Substances
  9. Promotion of Economic and Labor Mobility

Selected Independent Professionals establish valuable professional connections and collaborate with experts in their field during their travel to the counterpart country for a period of one to two weeks between September 2016 and April 2017. Candidates must be citizens or permanent residents of either the United States or Russia, have at least professional proficiency in both the English and Russian languages, and possess significant professional experience in one or more of SEE’s thematic areas.

Please visit our website for more information and application materials. (

Application Deadline: July 24, 2016 at 11:59 PM Washington, DC Time (July 25, 2016 at 6:59 AM Moscow Time)



В настоящее время Российско-американская программа «Обмен социальным опытом и знаниями» (ОСОЗ) принимает заявки на участие в конкурсе проектов независимых профессионалов.

Конкурсная премия поддерживает независимые социальные инициативы, направленные на установление или укрепление сотрудничества между россиянами и американцами в следующих социально-ориентированных тематических сферах:

  1. Социальная поддержка и защита граждан
  2. Охрана окружающей среды, а также защита и улучшение благосостояния животных
  3. Поддержка благотворительной деятельности, а также деятельности в области содействия благотворительности и добровольчества
  4. Просвещение детей и подростков, дополнительное образование и альтернативные методы обучения
  5. Профилактика и охрана здоровья граждан, а также пропаганда здорового образа жизни
  6. Сохранение и защита национальной самобытности, культуры, традиций и языков коренных народов
  7. Социальная и культурная адаптация и интеграция мигрантов
  8. Медицинская и социальная реабилитация, а также  социальная и трудовая реинтеграция лиц, злоупотребляющих наркотическими или психотропными веществами
  9. Повышение мобильности трудовых ресурсов

Независимые профессионалы установят ценные профессиональные связи и будут сотрудничать с экспертами в своей области во время их поездки в принимающую страну в течение одной-двух недель (с сентября 2016 г. по апрель 2017 г.). Кандидаты должны быть гражданами или постоянными резидентами США или Российской Федерации, владеть русским и английским языком как минимум на профессиональном уровне и иметь значительный профессиональный опыт в одной или нескольких из тематических областей ОСОЗ.

Пожалуйста, посетите наш сайт для получения дополнительной информации и материалов заявки. (

Крайний срок подачи заявок: 25 июля 2016 г. в 6:59 утра по московскому времени (24 июля 2016 г. в 11:59 вечера по вашингтонскому времени)


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