Europe’s migrant crisis — and he used that term rather than “refugee” — isn’t going away anytime soon, and a solution to the multifaceted problem will require a coordinated effort within and outside the European Union, Austria’s ambassador to the United States told Global Atlanta. “This is just the tip of the iceberg,” Hans Peter Read more
A new High Museum of Art exhibition of works produced under the historic Habsburg Empire could indirectly pave the way for Austria to solidify its brand in the eyes of U.S. investors.
A Georgia State University College of Law moot court team got a taste of international dispute settlement during an arbitration competition in Vienna on July 4. The team of four law students competed against 15 other schools from six continents, making it into the eight-team elimination round before falling to the eventual winner, St. Joseph Read more
The Global Women’s Initiative conference to be held at the Georgia Aquarium on Oct. 4 is to feature an array of women leaders and activists who have been invited to speak as role models for women and girls. Titled “Creating Effective Leadership for the 21st Century Economy: Popular Culture and Positive Role Models for Women Read more
Austrian auto parts supplier voestalpine Metal Forming GmbH plans to invest $62 million to build a plant near Cartersville, creating 220 jobs. Voestalpine will make metal auto body parts and structural components at the new facility, which will anchor the planned 707-acre Highland 75 industrial park off Interstate 75 in Bartow County, Gov. Nathan Deal‘s Read more
The similarity of their names is a coincidence, but their commitment to making Savannah a focal point for innovation and collaboration among clean energy companies is deliberate.
Craig Lesser, former commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development and now managing director of the Pendleton Consulting Group, traces his commitment
With unemployment at 11 percent and stringent economic policies demanded by the European Union to solve its debt problems, Hungary’s far right parties are saying the country is “colonized” by the EU and that it should give up its membership in the organization it joined in 2004, according to Gyorgy Szapary, Hungary’s ambassador to the Read more
The U.S. Justice Department collected more than $1 billion in criminal penalties last year in cases related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. This is the highest amount ever collected in connection with the enforcement of this act over a 12-month period. The U.S. Congress also has passed new legislation increasing penalties and encouraging individuals Read more
Two University of Georgia academic centers will join with a Russian institute to hold a workshop on nuclear security in Vienna, Austria, Jan. 28-29. More than 80 international experts in nuclear law, antiterrorism and nuclear security will participate in the workshop sponsored by UGA’s Center for International Trade and Security and Dean Rusk Center and Read more
Glock Inc., an Austrian gun maker which has its U.S. headquarters in suburban Atlanta, claims in a federal lawsuit that another Austrian company illegally copied its trademarked design and is importing a .22 caliber pistol that is a Glock “clone.” Glock sued both ISSC Handels GMBH, the maker of the M-22 pistol, and the company Read more