Strengthening Trans-Atlantic Economic Ties through Trade

According to a 2015 article by Cleveland.com, manufacturers in Ohio shipped more than $1.7 billion in goods to Germany in 2014, allowing Germany to become Ohio’s fifth largest trading partner. Northeast Ohio’s top export commodities to Germany are aviation and spacecraft parts, fortifying an aerospace trade relationship that dates back centuries.  For instance, Akron and […]

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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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TESOL Exchange Program through the English Access Microscholarship Program

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is hosting a State Department-sponsored TESOL Exchange Program as part of the English Access Microscholarship Program that is designed to explore development of educational curriculum to teach English and best practices in teaching methodology. Coming to Cleveland to learn about the city’s English language development is a group from […]

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U.S. Higher Education and Accreditation

According to a report from the Institute of International Education, the Near East and North Africa region has the fastest growing international student population, with an increase of 20 percent in students enrolled in U.S. higher education. Despite this, the country of Algeria does not recognize the validity of degrees from U.S. colleges and universities. […]

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Energy Security

Three participants from Croatia, including the Special Advisor to the Minister for Energy Issues, are scheduled to visit Cleveland for an energy program in February this year. The participants will explore Cleveland’s best practices for improving energy efficiency in order to introduce similar ideas and methods in Croatia’s growing energy sector. Our guests will interact […]

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Means of Effective HIV Prevention

Russia is known for having one of the highest incidence rates of HIV in Europe.  Unlike its neighbors in Western and Central Europe, Russia is home to one of the fastest-growing HIV and AIDS infections in the world. In February, six participants from Russia are scheduled to visit Cleveland for programs related to HIV prevention. […]

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