The plight of refugees is never far from Judge Thomas Buergenthal’s mind. Having experienced by the age of 10 the insecurity of a stateless person, the bombs and bullets of the Luftwaffe, the penury of the ghetto, the brutality of a Nazi work camp and the disappearance of both his mother and father, how could […]
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Jimmy Carter is in the United Kingdom this week drumming up further support for his Atlanta-based nonprofit’s efforts to wipe out tropical diseases. The former U.S. president gave a nearly half-hour speech to the House of Lords in London, held in the ornate Robing Room, to gather momentum for the final push to eradicate Guinea […]
For Georgia companies entering the European market, Wales is rarely the first place that springs to mind. That’s why those promoting investment into the United Kingdom country are now doing their best to at least get “on the shopping list,” says Martin Jenkins, head of trade and investment for the Welsh government. The plan to raise the […]
For almost a hundred years, the Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has been on the front lines of creating a world system of rules to govern trade, investment, finance and commercial relations. Most recently — on Tuesday of this week (Feb. 2) — it applauded the last-minute deal between the European Union and the […]
A company from the small European nation of Latvia has launched a massive expansion of its factory in Dublin, Ga., proving that investments of hefty economic impact don’t have to come from the most traditional sources. Valmiera Glass Group first announced its central Georgia factory in 2014, promising $20 million in investment and 125 jobs. Now, the company is […]
On Jan. 22, 1963, France and Germany signed a treaty at the Élysée Palace in Paris that ended centuries of rivalry and laid a new foundation for amicable relations between them. Certainly the spirit of the “Élysée Treaty” was on view at the event held on the common ground of the Alliance Française and the […]
It’s not often that you can eat, drink and be merry and support education in the process, but that’s the opportunity Kennesaw State University is offering on an upcoming trip to Italy.
It’s not situated within the international terminal, but a new Georgia visitor welcome center at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport isn’t neglecting travelers from other countries.
Atlanta-based Equifax Inc. has opened a new information technology innovation center in Ireland that will employ 100 people. The financial technology firm provides credit information on about 600 million consumers in 19 countries and decided to tap Dublin’s tech talent to develop solutions in support of its global operations. Equifax already has a facility in Wexford, Ireland, […]
Italy’s new honorary consul in Georgia is aiming to raise the profile of a country that has a heavy business influence here that hasn’t been fittingly recognized.