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3060
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In 1994, the state and Israel signed nine exchange agreements, including those pertaining to biotechnology and medical research. Now a cultural exchange program has been added, with over 30 exhibits from Israel to be shown during the fall of 1996.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 14 Issue 36, Sept 1996, p15-16, il Periodical Website
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25914
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Andrew Reynolds, associate professor of political science, argues that practicing political scientists have done a poor job diagnosing the problems in failed states and have consequently advised countries to adopt inappropriate systems. Reynolds has developed a new framework for thinking about emerging democracies.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 21 Issue 3, Spring 2005, p6-8, il, por Periodical Website
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27718
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The Beat Making Lab is a winner of the 2014 Indie Art Awards. The UNC Chapel Hill group puts on classes, international residencies, runs a community youth center in Chapel Hill, and operates a backpack-sized recording studio. They recently received a one million dollar grant from the State Department to fund their Next Level program which uses popular music and dance to foster diplomatic goodwill and model conflict resolution through collaboration. The group has traveled to Senegal, Panama, Fiji, and Ethiopia teaching hip-hop, making beats, and recording music.
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30202
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When it comes to trade policy, North Carolina has a great deal at stake. Although previous trade agreements have increased competitive pressure on some traditional industries, such as textiles and furniture, opening foreign markets to other consumer products has been essential to the success of many companies doing business in the state. With a new presidency, there may be new policies for international trade and relations.
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On November 2, 1989, Mr. Tadayoshi Yamada, chairman of the International Association of World Trade Centers, made a presentation at the Cameron School of Business Administration as part of the first International Week at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Yamada’s presentation, which is provided in this article, discusses foreign trade with Japan and changing international relations.
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31505
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A North Carolina rural electric cooperative is involved in a culture-to-culture program with Bolivia which has fostered the development of a “sister” cooperative in that country and, in the process, provided new perspectives on international relations. Board and staff members of the Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation in Lenoir have assisted the Bolivian cooperative in developing management tools, operating procedures, and technical support.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Feb 1981, p28-29, il, por Periodical Website
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31503
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North Carolina soil conservation specialists are currently involved in a project offering assistance, support, and encouragement to help farmers in Ecuador address that country’s severe soil erosion problems. Jesse L. Hicks and other soil conservationists went to Ecuador to make recommendations and initiate development of a national soil conservation program. Ecuadorians also came to North Carolina for specialized training.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 13 Issue 1, Jan 1981, p18-19, il, por Periodical Website
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32557
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Historically, China has been a profitable market for North Carolina’s tobacco and textile products and a recruiting ground for missionaries. Dr. John E. Thomas, Chancellor of Appalachian State University, is facilitating an innovative educational exchange program with the Northeast Institute of Technology in Shenyang, China. As a former engineer and communications officer for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Thomas believes the exchange program will lead to advantageous opportunities.
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38219
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Several factors were attributed to business booming between North Carolina’s Southeast, an economic development partnership, and international firms from nations such as Australia, China, and South Africa. Among the factors were its waterways, such as Wilmington’s seaport; advantageous infrastructure, such as highway connectivity; military members that are also viewed as lucrative potential employees; comparatively lower costs, such as corporate tax rate.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 38 Issue 4, April 2018 , p83-84, 86, 88, 90-93 Periodical Website