On September 12 the Embassy of Liechtenstein and Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) held a panel discussion on the future regulatory challenges of blockchain technology. The discussion was moderated by William Reinsch, Senior Adviser and Scholl Chair in International Business at CSIS. The panel included Mr.
You might have noticed that for the past several months the Embassy of Liechtenstein has been incorporating a special logo on its website, social media and e-mails stating "300 Years Principality of Liechtenstein 2019." As you may have deciphered, 2019 will mark the 300th anniversary of Liechtenstein’s founding. This momentous occasion will be celebrated with various events and activities throughout the year, presenting a unique opportunity for Liechtenstein to highlight its rich history while looking forward to a promising future.
On June 27 Ambassador Kurt Jaeger traveled to Charlotte, NC to visit the Liechtenstein company Neutrik USA. Neutrik is a global leading supplier of professional entertainment connector products such as audio, video, digital, and fiber optic connectors. In the US the company employs 20 people and globally has a staff of about 1,000.
On June 20 Liechtenstein’s eight Honorary Consuls visited Liechtenstein. The trip was part of a biennial visit by members of Liechtenstein's Honorary Consular network to become briefed on the country's affairs. Liechtenstein has honorary consulates in cities in Germany, China, and the US, which focus on raising awareness about Liechtenstein and expanding the country's outreach and cooperation in their respective regions, as well as promote economic, cultural, and political exchange with the host countries.
The Embassy of Liechtenstein partnered with Women In International Security (WIIS) to host a roundtable discussion about “Youth, Peace and Security” on June 13th. The event occurred at the International Center for Research on Women and attracted about 60 attendees. The engaging conversation explored the significance and challenges of the UN Youth, Peace and Security agenda, particularly in regards to its assumptions about youth and gender.
In the midst of the refugee crisis four years ago, representatives of various religions met at the Berlin residence of H.S.H. Prince Stefan of Liechtenstein, the Ambassador of Liechtenstein to Germany at the time. During the meeting, participants discussed ways to improve the linguistic integration of refugees into European society. The final product of the meeting was the creation of a language course project named ‘Liechtenstein Languages’, also called LieLa for short.
On May 17 Events DC hosted the 10th annual Embassy Chef Challenge at the Ronald Reagan Building International Trade Center. 28 countries participated showcasing the unique flavors of their home. The challenge, which included various awards for best dish and best beverage, among others, highlighted cultural diplomacy through the celebration of food, drinks, dance, music and fashion from around the globe. Event attendees had the unique opportunity to sample flavors from multiple continents all in one-place.