Ambassador Sparber Visits Rhode Island

Friday, September 29, 2023

From September 26-27, 2023, Ambassador Georg Sparber traveled to Newport and Providence, Rhode Island. In Newport, Ambassador Sparber was welcomed by the Pell Center at Salve Regina University where he was featured in a discussion on the war in Ukraine, the rule of law and the importance of the United Nations. Ambassador Sparber’s visit continued a long tradition of strong ties between Liechtenstein and Salve Regina University, especially with its Pell Center.

Ambassador Sparber with Jim Ludas, Executive Director of the Pell Center.

In Providence, the Ambassador met with the Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives Joe Shekarchi and Governor Daniel McKee in Providence to talk about areas of the mutual interests, including high-value jobs, renewable energy and education. He was honored to receive the Governor’s Certificate of Special Recognition.

Ambassador Sparber with Rhode Island Governor Daniel McKee.