GLOBAL NEWS FROM PHL

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Consult the pages below for news about international affairs in the region and the activities of the organizations, businesses, people, and communities that contribute to the global character of Philadelphia.  

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By Robert McNeill, Chair of Global Philadelphia Association, Deloitte’s Managing Partner for Greater Philadelphia and Zabeth Teelucksingh, Executive Director of Global Philadelphia Association Published by the Philadelphia Business Journal Mar 1, 2021
March 3, 2021
In February, Citizen Diplomacy International held a webinar with special guest Kim Cahill, director of the Elenore and Robert F. Moran Sr. Center for Global Leadership at Villanova University’s School of Business, to speak on the topic of educating responsible global leaders. Cahill has been involved in international education for more than 20 years, and also serves as a member of the MidAtlantic District Export Council, along with receiving a distinguished Fulbright International Education Administrators award in 2015. 
March 3, 2021
Last December it was announced that the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) would welcome Eastern Airlines as its newest air partner. The Wayne, PA-based carrier will offer nonstop service between Philadelphia and Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. 
March 3, 2021
By Peak Johnson  Marian Anderson is an Artistic and Humanitarian world figure, endearingly known as the great lady from Philadelphia, according to the National Marian Anderson Museum and Historical Society CEO, Jillian Patricia Pirtle.
March 3, 2021
As a COVID-19 vaccination provider, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) provides vaccinations in a manner aligned with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as state and local departments of health. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has partnered with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) and various Philadelphia school networks to develop a School Personnel COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Program.
March 1, 2021
by Jeff Gammage Published Feb 21, 2021 by The Philadelphia Inquirer
February 25, 2021
The Free Library of Philadelphia hosted a virtual Author Event with historian and author John Ghazvinian in conversation with Ambassador John Limbert on February 4th. Ghazvinian spoke about his latest book “America and Iran: A History 1720 to The Present.” 
February 22, 2021