International Organizations and Clubs
Madrid is a world-class cosmopolitan capital. No wonder important international organizations and clubs make it a point to be quartered here. See what they’re up to! Some of these organizations have addresses elsewhere in Spain. We cover them just as eagerly, knowing you’d love to be informed.
AFGHANISTAN SERIES: SPAIN, THE EU HUB FOR AFGHAN EVACUEES »
"We need to help the Afghans, it is our moral responsibility. And Spain, for taking the initiative of welcoming Afghan refugees to the European Union, is an example of the European soul at its best."
AFGHANISTAN SERIES: REMARKS ON AFGHANISTAN BY THE US SECRETARIES OF STATE AND DEFENSE, AND THE NATO SECRETARY GENERAL »
In view of the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban this 15th day of August 2021, GUIDEPOST is publishing the introductory statements made on 14 April 2021 to the press by NATO SECRETARY GENERAL JENS STOLTENBERG, the U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE ANTONY J. BLINKEN, and the U.S. SECRETARY OF DEFENSE LLOYD J. AUSTIN at the NATO Headquarters in Brussels.
SPAIN: 8 Million EU COVID Certificates issued — And Counting »
Spain is one of the first countries to issue and recognize the EU Digital COVID Certificate one of whose main objectives is to facilitate safe mobility and movement between EU member states. So far, 803,207 travellers have benefited from the Fast Control access route to Spain, using their Certificate in the SPTH application. At ports, 5,102 people have accessed the fast track. It's all free!
EUROPE’S TOP HERITAGE AWARDS HONOR 24 EXEMPLARY ACHIEVEMENTS FROM 18 COUNTRIES »
European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel: " The winners of the European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards 2021 are ambassadors of the beauty of heritage in Europe, whether it be traditions and know-how, breath-taking architecture or the way that heritage can unite communities and generations. With these awards, we honour all those exceptional men and women, heritage professionals, architects, scientists and volunteers who bring our common heritage closer to our hearts.” VOTE NOW FOR THE PUBLIC CHOICE AWARD!
THE BATON GOES TO PARIS FOR AN OLYMPICS “FOR THE PEOPLE” »
The French national anthem played as a filmed video took viewers to sumptuous sites in Paris. It was the apéritif of the coming Summer Olympics 2024. One could only hope that the accursed pandemic will just be a nightmare that will have been long forgotten by the time the Pairs Games come around – but for the lessons that will have been learned. In fact, that’s the mood and promise at the Eiffel Tower last Sunday.
FROM THE AUGUST 2021 NEWSLETTER OF THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID »
Letter from the Vice President - Inheritance Law in Spain for Expats -- IRS Amnesty -- Ibiza and Ibiza Produce
The Olympic Boycott, 1980 »
Although the Olympic ideal was to place sport above politics, in reality there were often political goals and messages promoted through the games
WHAT’S GOING ON, PER THE AMERICAN CLUB. CHECK IT OUT HERE! »
President's Letter <> July holidays, USA & Spain <> Juneteenth <> Historical dates <> ACM member spotlights <> etc.
JESUS CARMONA, A TWO-PART STORY. Part 1: WHAT MAKES A DANCER THE WORLD’S BEST? »
Extraordinary talent . Brilliant career . Powerful performance at the Festival . Eminent jury . UNESCO and Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation patronage . Lofty aims . Mythical setting (Bolshoi Theater) .
JESUS CARMONA, A TWO-PART STORY. Part 2: Carmona Takes a Giant Leap »
Carmona's "Salto" is a leap into a new model for the creation of dance shows. One with strong overtones of social commitment. It is equally a leap that takes Spanish culture to new heights, giving it an unquestionably global dimension.