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Summer 2015

Ambassador Fritsche Visits ND and SD Marking 49th and 50th States Visited!

In early June Ambassador Claudia Fritsche travelled to North Dakota and South Dakota, her first visit to both states. Her trip began in Bismarck, ND where she met with Governor Jack Dalrymple as well as Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and Assistant Attorney General Parrell Grossman. With Governor Dalrymple she discussed Liechtenstein-US relations including Liechtenstein's private sector...

Liechtenstein Celebrates 25 Years as UN Member

2015 marks the 25th anniversary of Liechtenstein’s admission to the United Nations as well as the 70th anniversary of the founding of the organization. This is an opportunity to reflect on the impact the United Nations has made over the past several decades and how being part of this multilateral organization has played a significant role in shaping Liechtenstein’s foreign policy. ...

University of Liechtenstein Law Students Visit DC

On May 14 and 15 a group of executive law students from the University of Liechtenstein visited Washington, DC as part of their curriculum to learn about the US judicial system. Their visit began at Georgetown University where they met with faculty of the McDonough School of Business led by Professor Michael Czinkota. There they discussed US tax policy and wealth management. ...

Marilyn Monroe in Liechtenstein

The Liechtenstein National Museum is currently presenting the largest collection of Marilyn Monroe artifacts and memorabilia of its kind on loan by collector Ted Stampfer. With 400 pieces from Marilyn Monroe’s personal estate, the exhibit offers a fascinating view into the former life of the iconic American actress. Although Monroe is commonly remembered for her beauty, with the exhibit's...

Hilti Art Foundation Opens Exhibition Building in Vaduz

On May 23 the Hilti Art Foundation opened a new exhibition building in Vaduz, an extension of the Kunstmuseum , which is currently displaying 50 select paintings, sculptures, and objects that are part of the Hilti family’s private collection. The assortment is spread out among three floors, with each floor corresponding to a different theme and era. The bulk of the collection ranges from...

Treasure Chamber Opens at the Liechtenstein National Museum

On March 31 the Liechtenstein National Museum opened the “Treasure Chamber” (Schatzkammer) exhibit. The collection consists of many possessions belonging to the Princely Family of Liechtenstein, as well as pieces from the private collection of the late art collector Adulf Peter Goop. A replica of the Ducal Coronet (Herzogshut) of Liechtenstein. The collection, which...

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