Welcome Wishes for Ambassador Dirk Wouters

  Faleiro wishes a warm welcome to His Excellency Dirk Wouters, Ambassador Exemplary & Plenipotentiary for the Kingdom of Belgium to the United States. Having arrived in August, he presented his credentials to President Obama on 16 September. This is not Ambassador Wouters first experience in the United States. From 1995 – 2000 he was…

Farewell Ambassador Verbeke

His Excellency Johann Verbeke, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary for the Kingdom of Belgium to the United States bid farewell to a group of friends, colleagues, members of the Washington, DC diplomatic community, and other honored guests at a reception hosted at the Belgian Residence. Ambassador Verbeke will be returning to Belgium and retiring from public…

Pending Changes on US Sanctions & Embargoes: Impacts for US Companies

The past several quarters have seen a number of changes in US foreign policy that could have effects – both positive and negative – on future opportunities for American companies and American subsidiaries of non-US companies. Continually increasing sanctions aimed at the political leadership in Russia, warming of relations between the United States and Cuba,…

MIT IDEAS Global Challenge 2016

On April 2nd, people interested in technology innovation that solves some of the most basic human problems, those interested and involved in social impact investing, members of the MIT community, families and friends gathered at MIT’s Media Lab to see a selection of revolutionary concepts and hear from their developers as part of the IDEAS…