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With the 2018 World Cup in Russia behind it, the soccer world’s focus shifts to the 2022 tournament in Qatar. Politics and the Gulf’s internecine political and legal battles have already shaped the debate about FIFA’s controversial awarding of World Cup hosting rights to Qatar. The battles highlight not only the sport’s dominance in the Middle East by autocratic leaders but also the incestuous relationship between politics and sports that is at the root of multiple scandals that have rocked the sports world for much of this decade and compromised good governance in international sports.
Three men symbolize the importance of soccer to Gulf autocrats who see the sport as a way to project their countries in a positive light on the international stage, harness its popular appeal in their cultural and public diplomacy [JB emphasis] campaigns, and leverage it as a pillar of their efforts to garner soft power: Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim..
Ambasciata d’Italia a Belgrado. La regina delle Ambasciate (Tipografia Gama, Belgrado, 2016, pp. 73). E’ un libro fotografico che celebra i novanta anni dalla costruzione dell’edificio (1926 – 2016), proponendosi di valorizzare la storia dei rapporti tra i due Paesi, attraverso l’illustrazione di un luogo e della sua vita, della relazione tra valori simbolici e attività funzionali dentro e fuori dell’edificio che ha segnato la presenza italiana in Serbia.Read more
Image from article:Learning opportunities: Lauren Lovelace, Consul for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs at the U.S. Consulate General in Chennai, and Adam J. Grotsky, Executive Director, USIEF, in Kochi on Wednesday
Science, technology, engineering, mathematics courses remain most preferred
There has been a steady increase in the number of Indian students pursuing their higher studies in the United States over the last 10 years, according to Adam J. Grotsky, Executive Director of United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF).
“Currently we have under 2,00,000 Indian students in the U.S. There has been an approximate 2.6% or 3% increase last year compared to the year before,” he said at a media interaction on the sidelines of the Fulbright South and Central Asia Annual Conference hosted by the USIEF that concluded here on Wednesday.
Mr. Grotsky said STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) areas remained the most preferred among Indian students. “U.S cam..
Keuka College: Commencement speaker and retired ambassador Robert Gosende offered a global perspective during Keuka College's 111th Commencement. (Photo: Rachel E. Dewey)
– Madame President– Mr. Board Chairman– Distinguished other Board Members, especially Rev. Dr. Marlowe V.N. Washington,– Distinguished and talented Faculty here at Keuka College,– And most important of all today: graduating members of the Class of 2019:-It is my great honor to be with you today. You have bestowed on me the greatest honor of my life by inviting me to speak to you on the 56th anniversary of the rev. Martin Luther King’s appearance here in 1963. I am daunted and humbled and very nervous as I attempt to meet this challenge and uphold your high standards. I hope that you will find my remarks useful.
I am embarrassed that my generation is leaving you with so much to do to set our country back on a more civilized course. That is cert..
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Ambassador to Austria and UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Vienna
Part of UK in Austria
3rd July 2020 Vienna, Austria
Online Q&A for UK nationals in Austria – Monday 6 July Do you have questions about how the UK’s exit from the EU affects you? The embassy is running an online Q&A session on Monday 6 July.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the team here and colleagues in London have continued to work closely with the Austrian authorities to ensure rights of British citizens living in Austria to continue to live and work here are protected, and any actions you need to take are communicated clearly and in good time. The Austrian government have not yet announced the exact details of the registration process you will need to follow, but the actions you can already take are on our living in Austria guide. Please sign up for email updates on that page.
The Q&A will be on our embassy facebook page. On Monday 6..