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Fall 2011


Foreign Minister Aurelia Frick Addresses the UN General Assembly

On September 26 Aurelia Frick, Liechtenstein's Minister of Foreign Affairs, addressed the 66th United Nations General Assembly in New York. In her speech, Foreign Minister Frick expressed the solidarity of Liechtenstein for all people who strive for freedom from oppression and tyranny. She placed special emphasis on developments in northern Africa and the Middle East, noting that they...

Deputy Prime Minister Martin Meyer Visits Washington, DC and Charlotte, NC

Following visits to New York and to the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University in New Jersey on September 6, Martin Meyer, Deputy Prime Minister of Liechtenstein, began a three day visit to Washington, DC and Charlotte, NC. As Minister Meyer is also Liechtenstein's Minister for Economic Affairs, his visit focused primarily on promoting Liechtenstein as a...

H.S.H. Hereditary Prince Alois Hosts Heads of States of Austria, Germany and Switzerland

On September 26 the Heads of State of the four German-speaking countries held a meeting in the Liechtenstein capital of Vaduz, an annual gathering to exchange views and ideas which rotates among the four countries. This year's main points of interest were the European economy and its political landscape, the Arab Spring as well as how each country is maintaining education policy. Along...

Liechtenstein Hosts Conference on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men

From September 16-18 Liechtenstein hosted a small states conference which focused on the issue of equal opportunities for men and women. The conference included representatives from Andorra, Cyprus, Iceland, Luxembourg, Monaco, and San Marino. The main points of the conference were to take a look at the current status of the equal treatment of men and women, accomplishments and...

Remembering Liechtenstein Artist Elisabeth Büchel

From September 17 through October 30, Gasometer , an art space located in Triesen, Liechtenstein, is featuring works by the late artist Elisabeth Büchel in an exhibition titled "Als würde die Farbe Atmen" (As if Colors Would Breathe). It is the first exhibition of her work since her death in 2005, showcasing pieces from the early 1980s until shortly before her passing. In late...

Italian Master Drawings from Liechtenstein Art Collector Wolfgang Ratjen Featured at the Smithsonian National Gallery of Art

Washington residents and visitors from all over the world have the opportunity to see an exceptional exhibition of Italian draftsmanship at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. In the galleries, organized in chronological order from 1530 to the early 19th century, drawings from artists like Luca Penni, a follower of Raphael, Pellegrino Tibaldi, and Jacopo Ligozzi can be...

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