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Wed., Mar. 26, 2014
Patton Boggs Signs $1.8M Kosovo Pact
By Kevin McCauley

kosovoPatton Boggs has inked Kosovo to a $1.8M fees/expenses three-year pact designed to bolster U.S. ties, expand connections with international institutions, boost economic development initiatives and promote trade/investment.

Category: International
Tue., Mar. 18, 2014
Ketchum Dodges Gazprom Bullet - For Now
By Kevin McCauley

crimeaGazprom, Russia’s national oil company and one of Ketchum’s major clients, escaped President Obama’s “unserious sanctions” (in the world of the Wall Street Journal) that he put into place yesterday as part of his “consequences” threat triggered by Vladimir Putin’s land grab of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula.

Category: International
Tue., Mar. 18, 2014
Ogilvy Promotes Colombia Trade
By Greg Hazley
colombiaOgilvy PR has registered Proexport Colombia, the government’s foreign investment, tourism and export promotion arm, as a client.
Category: International
Wed., Mar. 12, 2014
Brunswick Works $40B Egypt Deal
By Greg Hazley
arabtecArabtec Holding, the Dubai construction giant, relied on Cairo's 4PR and Brunswick Group for PR counsel as it unveiled a $40B deal with the Egyptian Army to build one million lower-income housing units in the country.
Category: International
Tue., Mar. 11, 2014
US Foreign Aid Push Seeks PR Firm for Bosnia
By Greg Hazley

usaidThe U.S. government's $35M civilian foreign aid operation in Bosnia and Herzegovina has reached out to PR firms to support its work in the country.

Category: International
Tue., Mar. 11, 2014
Ex-Ketchum Unit Exec: Ukraine Crisis 'Way Above' Firm's 'Inflated Pay Grade'
By Greg Hazley
strongmanAngus Roxburgh, a former BBC reporter who worked the Russia account at Ketchum unit Gplus, told the Daily Beast that his former firm is "utterly powerless" to affect the Kremlin's PR amid the Ukraine crisis.
Category: International
Fri., Mar. 7, 2014
Is Putin Worth the Image Headache for Ketchum?
By Kevin McCauley
ketchumKetchum has every right to represent any despot or authoritarian leader that it wants. There are however risks involved in advocating on behalf of a client who appears bent on re-conquest and limiting the free speech rights of his people and press.
Category: International
Wed., Mar. 5, 2014
Ketchum's Gazprom Client Squeezes Ukraine
By Kevin McCauley
gazpromGazprom, Russia’s state-owned energy entity, yesterday yanked Ukraine’s special discount on gas supplies effective next month, a move that further squeezes the economy of the beleaguered former Soviet state.
Category: International
Wed., Mar. 5, 2014
Ketchum, Ukraine Unit in Tough Spot Amid Strife
By Greg Hazley

pleon talanPleon Talan, the Ketchum unit based in the Ukraine, is distancing itself from Ketchum's ongoing PR work with the Russian government amid the cross-border showdown between the two countries.

Category: International
Fri., Feb. 21, 2014
Just Works for Rights in Bangladesh
By Kevin McCauley
nhrcbJust Consulting represents Human Rights and Development in Bangladesh and its effort to promote human rights, rule of law and economic activity with worker dignity there.
Category: International
Thu., Feb. 13, 2014
H&K Promotes Thailand's Human Rights Push
By Kevin McCauley
obama thai ambassadorHolland & Knight signed on for an eight-month campaign to promote Thailand’s efforts to combat human trafficking and the use of child and forced labor.
Category: International
Wed., Feb. 12, 2014
Qorvis Cops Big China PR Contract
By Kevin McCauley
chinese embassyQorvis MSL has signed a 26-month contract worth $650K-plus in fees to represent the People’s Republic of China.
Category: International
Tue., Feb. 11, 2014
Hey Francois? Where's Valerie? Ooo, la, la!
By Kevin McCauley

Hollande with Pope FrancisThe president of our oldest ally will be honored at White House state dinner this evening and all the press worries about is who will fill the seat that was supposed to be occupied by Valerie Trierweiler, Francois Hollande’s former partner.

Category: International
Mon., Feb. 10, 2014
BLJ Provides PR Brainpower to UAE Think Tank
By Greg Hazley
ecssrBrown Lloyd James is handling global PR activities for the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies & Research, the think tank of the United Arab Emirates.
Category: International
Wed., Feb. 5, 2014
Dominican Republic Docks PR at Harbour
By Kevin McCauley
The Dominican Republic has given The Harbour Group a $260K six-month PR job to improve its reputation in the U.S.
Category: International
Fri., Jan. 31, 2014
Palestinians Target Israeli PR Firms
By Kevin McCauley
The Palestinian Authority is mulling whether to hire an Israeli PR firm to highlight “the other Palestine,” according to a report today on Israel Radio.
Category: International
Wed., Jan. 29, 2014
Allison Acquires China Partner
By Greg Hazley
jerry zhuAllison+Partners has acquired China's Century PR in an Asia expansion the San Francisco firm said could stretch into 2015.
Category: International
Tue., Jan. 28, 2014
MWC Dives into Japan-Korea Textbook Squabble in VA
By Kevin McCauley
japanJapan has recruited McGuireWoods Consulting in its fight to persuade the state of Virginia not to torpedo legislation to designate the dual names of “Sea of Japan” and “East Sea” to the body of water that is bordered by those two rivals along with North Korea and Russia.
Category: International
Fri., Jan. 24, 2014
Just Consulting Reps U.S.-Syria Group
By Kevin McCauley
setfJust Consulting is repping the Washington-based Syrian Emergency Task Force, a group formed to promote human rights and democracy in strife-torn Syria.
Category: International
Thu., Jan. 23, 2014
H+K Paves Way for China Partnership with Africa
By Kevin McCauley
china africaChina is Africa’s No. 1 investor as the natural resources and food-hungry country has invested more than $75B on the continent during the past decade.
Category: International
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