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Spring 2012


Liechtenstein Hosts High-Level Conference Focusing on Women in Afghanistan

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) at Princeton University along with the Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the United Nations hosted a conference in Schaan, Liechtenstein from January 28-30 focusing on the implementation of the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Agenda in Afghanistan. The three-day event brought together Afghan women leaders as well as individuals...

Liechtenstein Lawyers Visit New York and Washington

From February 6-10 a group of 10 lawyers from Liechtenstein visited New York and Washington as part of an Executive Master of Law Program at the University of Liechtenstein focusing on Company, Foundation and Trust law. The group was led by Dr. Francesco Schurr, Program Director, and Dr. Ernst Walch, a partner at the Liechtenstein law office Walch & Schurti and former Foreign Minister of...

100 years of Liechtenstein postage stamps

On February 1, 1912 Liechtenstein produced its first postage stamps. This year, the Liechtensteinische Post AG, Liechtenstein’s postal service, is celebrating one century of postage stamps. The last one hundred years of postal stamp history in Liechtenstein is a success story. During those years Liechtenstein’s postal service underwent many changes. Beginning in 1770, Liechtenstein was...

Special Olympics Winter Games 2012 in Liechtenstein

An athlete rejoices in finishing her cross-country ski race. On January 28 and 29 Liechtenstein hosted for the fourth time the Special Olympics European Winter Games in Liechtenstein’s winter sport regions of Malbun and Steg. 150 athletes from Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, Austria, South Tyrol, Switzerland and of course Liechtenstein showcased their skills in Alpine and Nordic...

Liechtenstein Skier Tina Weirather Wins 2nd Place in Women's Downhill World Cup

From left: Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein, Lindsey Vonn of the United States and Elisabeth Goergl of Austria. Congratulations to Liechtenstein downhill skier Tina Weirather for her 2nd place overall finish in the women’s downhill World Cup! Tina, 22 from Gamprin, Liechtenstein, is a young star who also competes in giant slalom and Super-G and comes from a family of...

April US Concert Tour of Liechtenstein Pianist Jürg Hanselmann

  In April 2012 celebrated Liechtenstein pianist Jürg Hanselmann will embark on a US national concert tour with performances in Portland, OR, Las Vegas, Atlanta and at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. The US concert tour will feature Hanselmann performing works from Liechtenstein composer Josef Rheinberger, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, as well as his own original...

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