GLOBAL NEWS FROM PHL

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Did you miss the beautiful speech of Lee Minaidis, Deputy Secretary General of the Organization of World Heritage Cities, on September 7, during the Philadelphia World Heritage City Celebration? You can read it here!
September 11, 2017
Press release from Philadelphia International Medicine - September 8, 2017 “Each Director has deep ties in the region and hands-on experience.”  – Board of Directors Co-Chair Don De Marino “These Directors highlight that the Arab world is moving from hydrocarbons-based economies to knowledge-based economies.” – David Hamod, President & CEO
September 11, 2017
Read more about the Strategic Plan for Philadelphia. Here's where we are 1 year later:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuvyl2dYqgw&feature=youtu.be
September 7, 2017
Article retrieved from international.gouv.qc.ca. (Sept. 1, 2017) Quebec’s 9th representative office in the U.S. was inaugurated today with the appointment of Andrea Townrow as Director. Ms. Townrow’s mandate is to promote Quebec’s commercial interest in the Greater Philadelphia region, and strengthen economic ties between the two regions.
September 6, 2017
Source: dialogueinstitute.org PHILADELPHIA, PA —The Board of Directors of the Dialogue Institute, based at Temple University, announces the appointment of Howard A. Cohen as its new Executive Director, effective June 1, 2017. Mr. Cohen had served the Dialogue Institute (DI) Board as treasurer since 2013, after previously serving as a consultant.
September 6, 2017
August 26, 2017, Zabeth Teelucksingh, Executive Director, was invited on the radio show Marilyn Russell's Remarkable Women, on 98.1 WOGL.    Zabeth Teelucksingh is the Executive Director of Global Philadelphia. Her and Russell go into detail on why Philadelphia having World Heritage City status matters. Zabeth shares details on World Heritage City Celebration coming up on Thursday, September 7 and featuring CNN’s Jake Tapper as Keynote Speaker.
August 28, 2017
Article by Peter Dobrin (June 27, 2017). Retrieved from Philly.com.
August 25, 2017
Article by Lauren Loudermilk (Fall 2017). Retrieved from Philadelphia Style Magazine. Philadelphia celebrates its distinction as a World Heritage City with a 45-day fete dubbed GlobalPhilly 2017. How will World Heritage status impact Philadelphia?
August 22, 2017
Article by Linda Loyd (August 16, 2017). Retrieved from Phillly.com. American Airlines will begin nonstop flights to Budapest and to Prague in May from Philadelphia. American will also bring back a daily nonstop flight to Zurich, Switzerland, which had ended last year.
August 17, 2017