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Saudis Use Podesta to Slam Qatar

Thu, Aug. 17, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Saudi American Public Relations Affairs CommitteePodesta Group inks three-month $150K pact with the Saudi American Public Relations Affairs Committee to support boycott of Qatar for its alleged support of terrorism.

PR Firm Pitches for Honduras

Mon, Aug. 7, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Keybridge CommunicationsKeybridge Communications has been hired to provide media outreach and monitoring services on behalf of the government of the Republic of Honduras.

Georgia Signs StrateVarious for U.S Relations Salvo

Wed, Aug. 2, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Georgia StrateVarious has signed a $12,000-per-month pact with the government of Georgia in a bid to expand bilateral foreign and trade relations between that former Soviet Union state and the U.S.

Egypt Engages H+K for Economic Development PR

Fri, Jun. 30, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Flag of EgyptHill and Knowlton Strategies has been hired to counsel Egypt’s Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation on global communications strategy.

Levick Revamps Qatar Business

Thu, Jun. 22, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

LevickLevick, which has represented the Embassy of Qatar, is now working for the nation’s communications office under a revamped six-month agreement pegged in the $375K range.

Congo Enlists Mer

Tue, Jun. 20, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Mer GroupThe Democratic Republic of the Congo has recruited Mer Security and Communications Systems for counsel on US policy and political concerns regarding African security issues.

Guatemala Grabs Lobbying Support

Thu, Jun. 15, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Guatemala Barnes & Thornburg is providing government relations and lobbying support to the Coalicion del Congreso de Guatemala, an alliance of political parties that work to advance the interests of the Republic of Guatemala.

Kenya Hires SPG to Bolster US Ties

Thu, Jun. 8, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Kenya Ministry of Foreign AffairsKenya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has hired Sonoran Policy Group to “cement and deepen relations” between Kenya and the US.

Turkey Taps Burson-Marsteller

Mon, May 22, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Republic of TurkeyTurkey’s embassy in Washington, D.C. has retained Burson-Marsteller to provide PR services in a bid to support the embassy’s communications objectives in the U.S.

Rasky Reps Georgia

Thu, May 18, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Government of GeorgiaRasky Partners has been tapped by the Government of Georgia in an effort to foster better trade relations between that Eurasian nation and the U.S.

Albania Elections Produce Lucrative D.C. Lobbying Pacts

Tue, Apr. 18, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Socialist Party of Albania

The Socialist Party of Albania becomes the latest Albanian political body to retain Washington D.C. consulting and advocacy services as that country prepares for a contentious series of parliamentary elections in June.

Embassy of Japan Calls CGCN

Tue, Apr. 18, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

CGCN GroupCGCN Group has been hired to provide PR counsel and advocacy work for Japan's embassy in Washington, D.C.

Ballard Delivers for Dominican Republic

Mon, Apr. 17, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Dominican RepublicThe Dominican Republic has retained Ballard Partners to boost bilateral relations between that Hispaniola island nation and the U.S.

BGR Advocates for Azerbaijan

Wed, Mar. 22, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Azerbaijan BGR Government Affairs has been hired to provide government affairs and PR services in a bid strengthen relations between the U.S. and Azerbaijan.

Kosovo Appoints Alston & Bird

Thu, Mar. 16, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Kosovo The Republic of Kosovo has hired Alston & Bird LLP to provide strategic advice and counsel regarding its current relationship with the U.S. government.

Mercury Reps Dominica

Wed, Mar. 15, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

DominicaThe Commonwealth of Dominica has retained Mercury for strategic communication and media relations consulting work.

Squire Patton Boggs Inks Syrian Opposition Pact

Fri, Feb. 24, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

High Negotiations Committee Squire Patton Boggs is providing legal and strategic policy advice to Syrian opposition bloc the High Negotiations Committee of the Syrian Opposition.

Sudan Signs Lobbying Support for Debt Strategy

Wed, Feb. 22, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

SudanSudan has inked a pact with law firm Cooke Robotham to provide legal and policy advice regarding a proposed sovereign debt restructuring strategy for that African country.