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FGH Works to Bolster US/Ukraine Ties

Mon, Feb. 22, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

UkraineFinsbury Glover Hering has signed a $50K monthly retainer pact with Ukraine’s Transatlantic Dialogue and Engagement Center to bolster that country’s relations with the US, European Union and other Democratic nations.

Teneo Handles UAE’s 50th Birthday Bash

Fri, Feb. 19, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

UAETeneo is handling communications surrounding the United Arab Emirates’ “Golden Jubilee” to celebrate its accomplishments over the last 50 years, including the launch of the Hope Probe that is currently orbiting Mars.

Ethiopia Turns to Venable

Mon, Feb. 15, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

AbiyAhmedVenable is providing US government outreach to Ethiopia, which has triggered a humanitarian crisis, under a $35K per-month contract that went into effect Feb. 1.

H&K Inks $300K Pact with Cayman Islands

Fri, Feb. 12, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

https://www.odwyerpr.com/site_images/20210212123549_021221CaymanIslands.jpgHill+Knowlton Strategies has a $300K deal to provide a range of PR services to the Cayman Islands Ministry of Financial Services, Commerce and Environment.

Ogilvy Speaks for Qatar As Embargo Ends

Thu, Feb. 11, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

QatarOgilvy Government Relations has signed a one-year $240K deal to provide government affairs and US Congressional outreach to Qatar as the tiny oil-rich Gulf State returns to the good graces of its neighbors.

Ferox Strategies Adds Argentina, Ecuador

Fri, Feb. 5, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

FeroxFerox Strategies has signed on to provide government relations and public policy services to Argentina and Ecuador as a subcontractor to Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer law firm.

Mongolia Ex-PM Retains Amsterdam & Partners

Wed, Feb. 3, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

MongoliaAmsterdam & Partners represents former prime minister of Mongolia as he defends against what he says are bogus criminal charges related to a huge mining project.

Bluelight Says 'Shalom' to Shalom Corps

Tue, Jan. 26, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Shalom CorpsBluelight Strategies is supplying strategic communications services to Israel-based Shalom Corps, which aims to provide COVID-19 vaccines to Holocaust survivors throughout the world.

Alexandria Group Enrolls at American University Iraq

Wed, Jan. 20, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

IraqAlexandria Group International lands $252K pact from American University of Iraq Baghdad to advance its mission of developing a diverse, tolerant, free and peaceful 21st century nation.

Afghan Group Makes Call to Bullpen

Wed, Jan. 6, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

DPPCThe Afghanistan-US Democratic Peace and Prosperity Council has hired Bullpen Strategy Group for strategic communications and media monitoring services.

JDA Frontline Reps Alberta

Thu, Dec. 31, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

AlbertaJDA Frontline Partners has signed a $340K six-month strategic communications contract with the Canadian province of Alberta, which is home to the world's third-largest reserves of crude oil.

BGR Reps Bulgaria’s Top Oligarch

Mon, Dec. 28, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Delyan PeevskiBGR Government Affairs is representing a Bulgarian oligarch and member of parliament who is accused of undermining democracy in the Eastern European nation.

Haiti Hires Latin America Advisory Group

Wed, Dec. 23, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Damian MerloHaiti has hired the Latin America Advisory Group to provide PR, Congressional outreach and international media relations services.

Mercury Lands China's JinkoSolar

Tue, Dec. 15, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Jinko SolarMercury Public Affairs is negotiating a contract to provide PR services and media outreach for the US arm of China’s JinkoSolar Holding.

Armenia Retains Cooper Strategies for Media Work

Mon, Dec. 14, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

The Embassy of Armenia retained Cooper Strategies through March to handle press outreach, social media and communications related to the conflict in the disputed Nagogro Karabakh region.

Ecuador Fishes for PR Support Via Glover Park Group

Wed, Dec. 2, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

EcuadorGlover Park Group handles PR and media outreach for Ecuador as the country takes heat for illegal fishing in its waters which threatens endangered species and the marine ecosystem.

Edelman Joins Saudi Arabia’s Team Neom

Tue, Nov. 24, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

NEOMEdelman inks $75K monthly pact to represent Neom, the $500B planned city that is the linchpin of Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s plan to diversify the Kingdom's economy. Neom hosted a Nov. 22 secret meeting between Salman and Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu, according to Israeli press.

Egypt Signs Browstein Hyatt

Mon, Nov. 23, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

SissiBrownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck has inked a $65K per-month contract to provide government relations and strategic counsel to Egypt, which is headed by president Trump’s “favorite dictator,” Abdel Fatah al Sissi.

Alberta Faces Crossroads

Fri, Nov. 20, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

AlbertaAlberta, which is the Saudi Arabia of Canada, has signed Crossroads Strategies to a $350K one-year pact for strategic government relations and PA services.

Saudi Arabia Adds Off Hill to Lineup

Tue, Nov. 17, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

OffHillSaudi Arabia has signed conservative shop Off Hill Strategies to a $25K per-month pact for Congressional outreach and to bolster ties between the Kingdom and the US.