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105 STAT. 694 PUBLIC LAW 102-138—OCT. 28, 1991 North/South Center Act of 1991. 22 USC 2075. Effective date. 22 USC 2075. 22 USC 2452 note. aspect of a subject and its content is not such as to maintain, increase, or diffuse knowledge; or "(5) because in the opinion of the agency the material is propaganda. "Such Federal agency or agencies may not label as propaganda any material that receives a certificate of international educational character under this section and the Agreement.". SEC. 208. CENTER FOR CULTURAL AND TECHNICAL INTERCHANGE BE- TWEEN NORTH AND SOUTH. (a) SHORT TITLE.—This section may be cited as the "North/South Center Act of 1991". (b) PURPOSE.— The purpose of this section is to promote better relations between the United States and the nations of Latin America and the Caribbean and Canada through cooperative study, training, and research, by supporting in Florida a Center for Cultural and Technical Interchange Between North and South where scholars and students in various fields from the nations of the hemisphere may study, give and receive training, exchange ideas and views, and conduct other activities consistent with the objectives of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 and other Acts promoting international, educational, cultural, scientific, and related activities of the United States. (c) NORTH/SOUTH CENTER. —In order to carry out the purpose of this section, the Director of the United States Information Agency shall provide for the operation in Florida of an educational institution known as the North/South Center, through arrangements with public, educational, or other nonprofit institutions. (d) AUTHORITIES.—The Director of the United States Information Agency, in carrying out this section, may utilize the authorities of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961. Section 704(b) of the Mutual Security Act of 1960 (22 U.S.C. 20560))) shall apply in the administration of this section. In order to carry out the purposes of this section, the North/South Center is authorized to use funds made available under this section to acquire property and facilities, by construction, lease, or purchase. (e) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— There are authorized to be appropriated $5,000,000 for fiscal year 1992 and $10,000,000 for each subsequent fiscal year to carry out this section. Amounts appropriated under this section are authorized to be available until expended. if) REPEAL.—Effective October 1, 1991, the section enacted by the third proviso under the heading "EDUCATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT, DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE" in the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1991, is repealed. SEC. 209. SOVIET-EASTERN EUROPEAN RESEARCH AND TRAINING. Section 810 of the Soviet-Eastern European Research and Training Act of 1983 (22 U.S.C. 4509) is repealed. SEC. 210. CLAUDE AND MILDRED PEPPER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM. (a) PURPOSE.—It is the purpose of this section to provide Federal financial assistance to facilitate a program to enable high school and college students from emerging democracies, who are visiting the United States, to spend from one to two weeks in Washington, District of Columbia, observing and studying the workings and