Tuesday, February 14, 2012
US Congressman Dan Burton to address FICAC European Regional Conference
|United States Congressman Dan Burton is seen receiving the FICAC award of appreciation from the Honourable Arnold Foote, President of the World Federation of Consuls (FICAC), in Washington DC recently. Sharing in the moment are Hon. Aykut Eken (right), FICAC Secretary General and Chairman of the FICAC European Region, and Hon. Costas Lefkaritis (left), Chairman of FICAC International Relations Committee and a Director of the Federation.|
The Honourable Arnold Foote, President of the World Federation of Consuls (FICAC), along with FICACís Secretary General, Mr Aykut Eken, and the Chairman of FICAC International Relations Committee, Mr Costas Lefkaritis, met recently with United States Congressman Dan Burton in Washington DC.
Congressman Burton is Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee on Europe and Eurasia, and a Senior Member on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. During the meeting, the business of the World Federation was discussed. Congressman Burton was impressed with the Federation, the large number of countries that were members and the extent of its activities worldwide. At the end of the meeting, Arnold Foote thanked Congressman Burton for receiving the FICAC delegation and invited the US Congressman to be the keynote speaker at the FICAC European Regional Consular Conference, scheduled to take place in Brussels at the Ch‚teau Sainte-Anne, February 23, 2012. Mr Burton graciously accepted the invitation. He will be the first United States Congressman to address the World Federation of Consuls. A presentation of a FICAC award of appreciation was made to Mr Burton at the end of the meeting.
The FICAC delegation held similar meetings with Congresswoman Virginia Foxx, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke and Congressman Alcee Hastings.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
FICAC Congratulates the United Nations on the 50th Anniversary of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations - 6:17 am GMT
UN Secretary General pleased that today 175 states are party to the Vienna Convention - 6:16 am GMT
The President of the General Assembly of the United Nations H.E. Vuk Jeremić Honoured - 6:01 am GMT
FICAC President The Honourable Arnold Foote Congratulates the United Nations at Reception to Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Vienna Convention - 5:36 am GMT
FICAC Directors Meet with the President of the Borough of Brooklyn - 5:17 am GMT
Thursday, January 03, 2013
Today's event will be part of international consular history - Moustapha El-Solh - 9:01 pm GMT
Monday, December 24, 2012
Minister of State His Excellency Michel Roger declares WCC 2012 open - 7:46 pm GMT
I salute the hard work done by FICAC - HSH Prince Albert II - 7:30 pm GMT
It is our duty to contribute towards a peaceful world - Moustapha El-Solh - 2:55 am GMT
Welcome to FICAC World Congress 2012 - Arnold Foote - 2:48 am GMT