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Korea kicks off the year with several major international congresses and corporate incentive tours recently secured for 2017 - 2024. Early on, the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) celebrated its 17 million mark of inbound tourists of previous year. Korea expects to welcome more visitors this year as the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics is drawing near and the Test Events are ongoing until April.
Ólafur Oddur Sigurðsson
The Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) in conjunction with the Law Institute of Victoria will hold its 20th biennial Commonwealth Law Conference "Thriving in a global world; building on the rule or law" in the beautiful city of Melbourne, Australia from 20-24 March, 2017. The programme with feature over 200 hundred expert legal speakers from across the globe. The programme with include four streams on Commercial, Constitutional, Professional and Contemporary legal topics.
On January 2nd 2017, Monique Trapasso joined the team of the Maastricht Convention Bureau,
as Business Development Manager Conventions. The Maastricht Convention Bureau is a foundation
which promotes the Maastricht region as a destination for conventions.
His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Reza Majidi has been appointed as the new APA Secretary-General by 9th Plenary session on 28 November 2016 which was held in Siem Reap – Kingdom of Cambodia.
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Invitation au treizième séminaire de l'ONUG-DCAF sur l'extrémisme violent en ligne - un défi pour la paix et pour la sécurité
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The bibliography can be found at https://www.giga-hamburg.de/en/system/files/iz_publications/dok-line_global_2016_3.pdf
SIETAR Europa Congress “Cultural Dexterity for Turbulent Times” welcomes everyone whose life and work puts them at the interface of cultures, from the perspectives of economy, society and education, with the aim of reshaping intercultural discourse, questioning our current cultural paradigms and exploring new thinking to help us navigate complexity in our emerging global world.