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Czech Ambassador and Slovak Consul General Mark the 100th Anniversary of the Pittsburgh Agreement

  In commemoration of the Pittsburgh Agreement of 1918, which declared the intent to create an independent European state to be known as Czechoslovakia, the International Relations Council and the World Trade Center–Kansas City, together with the Czech and Slovak Club of Greater Kansas City, invite you to join us in welcoming to Kansas City …

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Volunteer Diplomats Introduce Kansas And Missouri To The World

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Honorary consuls are essentially volunteer diplomats. “You’re representing the country and promoting the country when possible,” Lebert Shultz told KCUR’s Central Standard guest-host Brian Ellison. Shultz is the honorary consul of South Africa to Kansas and Missouri. Born in New York, he moved to the Midwest in 1960. After graduating from the University of Kansas …

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Eugene F. (Gene Gray) Honorary Spanish Consul

EUGENE F. (GENE) GRAY DECEMBER 22, 1923 – DECEMBER 5, 2017 Eugene F. (Gene) Gray, 93, passed away peacefully December 5, 2017. He was preceded in death by his beloved children Kevin, Nancy and Daniel, brother Dale and parents Dale and Lena (Kotzman) Gray. Born and raised in Kansas City, MO, he attended Central High …

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The Teacher – 2017 Kansas International Film Festival Sponsored by Sharon Valasek, Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic and Ross P. Marine, Honorary Consult of the Slovak Republic & The Czech & Slovak Club of Greater Kansas City

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The Kandidat

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The Kandidat, a Slovak produced film will be screened at the 2016 Kansas International Film Festival www.kansas.com on Thursday evening, November 10th, 2016 at the Ranchmart Theater, Overland Park Kansas. The film is a cynical black humor thriller which takes place in Slovakia during a presidential campaign is a witty political farce, indirectly depicting wide …

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South Africa Freedom Day 2015

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Freedom Day is the annual celebration of South Africa’s first non-racial democratic elections of 1994. It is significant because it marks the end of over three hundred years of colonialism, segregation and white minority rule and the establishment of a new democratic government led by Nelson Mandela and a new state subject to a new …

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Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Kansas City Relocates

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Farewell receptions were held this spring in Kansas City related to the closing of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Kansas City. The office at 31st and Broadway, which handles consular, passport, visa and documentation services between the Republic of China on Taiwan and six Midwest states, closed April 17 and reopened April 27 …

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Mike Devine Awarded “Award of Excellence” by Consular Corp of Kansas City

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Kansas City, Missouri, USA – The Consular Corps of Greater Kansas City announces that Michael J. Devine Ph.D. will be the recipient of its second “Award of Excellence.” The award is given in recognition of Dr. Devine’s service as Director of the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence, MO, 2001-2014. The HST …

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Gateway to the World 2014

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Third Annual Gateway to the World Reception Honoring: Michael J. Devine, PhD Director, Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, 2001-2014 will receive the Consular Corps Award of Excellence Wednesday September 24, 2014 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Rockhurst University Greenlease Library 1100 Rockhurst Road Kansas City, MO 64110 Visit the Consular Corps of Greater …

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Diplomatic Ball 2014: Ethnic Enrichment Commission of Kansas City

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Several members of the Consular Corps of Greater Kansas City attended the 2014 Diplomatic Ball, sponsored by the Ethnic Enrichment Commission of Kansas City. Hosted by American Indian tribes Many of the 565 federally recognized American Indian tribes in the United States have representatives in the Kansas City area. Those are the nations—First Nations—that presented …

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