Global Economic Cooperation

As the world economy continues to grow, local businesses and economies have the opportunity to connect with the larger global market. In this Multi-Regional Project, visitors from the Colombia, Egypt, […]

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New Economic Map for the Korean Peninsula

South Korean policy advisors involved in formulating the Moon Jae-in administration’s “New Economic Map for the Korean Peninsula” will visit the U.S. to examine a wide range of government agencies, […]

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U.S. Best Practices in Promoting Business Development

Business leaders, entrepreneurs, startup promoters, and government and economic officials from Angola, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, and Sao Tome and Principe will travel to the U.S. to examine entrepreneurship support programs and […]

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Global Economic Cooperation

As the world economy continues to grow, local businesses and economies have the opportunity to connect with the larger global market. In this Multi-Regional Project, visitors from the Gaza Strip, […]

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Leading and Managing Municipal Government

Six municipal mayors from Libya will be travelling to Northeast Ohio to learn how Cleveland and Cuyahoga County promote strong and accountable local government through cooperation and effective policy making. […]

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Economic Diversity and Single Industry Towns

For decades Cleveland’s manufacturing-based economy helped define the industrial heartland of America. Today Cleveland and the Midwest are known by the “Rust Belt” moniker, in reference to deindustrialization and urban […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Entrepreneurship and Start-Up Development: A Project for Vietnam

The Silicon Valley based “500 Startups” estimates that 1,000 or more start-up companies launch in Vietnam every year. The entrepreneurial culture is so strong in urban centers like Ho Chi […]

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The Contemporary U.S. Economy: Financial Markets, Trade, and Economic Development

Ohio’s recent boom in exports over the last five years embodies the U.S. government’s efforts to boost small businesses in the global economy. In 2013, Ohio exported a record-breaking $50.5 […]

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