Embassy of Liechtenstein e-Newsletter, Fall/Winter 2023

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Embassy of Liechtenstein e-Newsletter

Fall/Winter 2023

Foreign Minister Hasler Visits Atlanta

From December 9-13, Dominique Hasler, Liechtenstein’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Education and Sport, traveled to Atlanta, Georgia where she participated in the opening of the 10th Session of the Conference of the State Parties (CoSP) to the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) hosted by the United States.

Liechtenstein Assumes Presidency of the Council of Europe

On November 15, 2023 Liechtenstein took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of Europe for six months. Founded in 1949, the Council of Europe promotes human rights, the rule of law and democracy in Europa and beyond. As a member since 1978, Liechtenstein is committed to strengthen these principles during its tenure as President under the motto “shared values, shared future”.

Ambassador Sparber Visits Rhode Island

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 Regnia University, especially with its Pell Center.

Embassy of Liechtenstein, US Department of State, Basel Institute, and Wilson Center Host Dicussion on Combatting Green Corruption

On September 19, 2023 the Embassy of Liechtenstein, the US Department of State, the Basel Institute on Governance, and the Woodrow Wilson Center hosted a discussion titled "Combating Green Corruption: Fighting Financial Crime as a Driver of Environmental Degradation."

Hereditary Prince Alois and Hereditary Princess Sophie Visit Princeton University

From September 15-16, 2023, Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein and Hereditary Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein visited the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) at Princeton University. During their visit, the Princely couple met with the leadership of Princeton University, the School of Public and International Affairs, the LISD, as well as faculty and students. They also had the opportunity to meet with LISD alumni, members of the University community, and of the township at a formal reception.

Liechtenstein Publishes 2nd National Review of its Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

In June Liechtenstein released the findings of its second Voluntary National Review on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

In its summary, the report states that:

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