under the auspices of

under the auspices of (someone or something)

Under the protection, sponsorship, or patronage of; under the oversight, supervision, control, or management of. The whole exhibition, under the auspices of the National Organization for Women, aims to draw attention to the injustices women all over the world face every day. After the overthrow of the previous government, the country is now led by a dictator under the auspices of the US government.
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under the auspices of

with the help, support, or protection of.
Auspice (since the late 18th century almost always used in the plural), comes from the Latin word auspicium , which means the act of divination carried out by an auspex in ancient Rome. The auspex observed the flight of birds in order to foretell future events. If the omens were favourable he was seen as the protector of the particular enterprise foretold.
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Newspaper reporters and certain miscreant lexicographers have decided that the word -- always in the plural -- shall mean "patronage" or "management"; as, "The festivities were under the auspices of the Ancient and Honorable Order of Body-Snatchers"; or, "The hilarities were auspicated by the Knights of Hunger."
Under the auspices of the three, the bottled ale and the Madeira were promptly disposed of; and when (the horses being once more put to) they resumed their seats, with the case-bottle full of the best substitute for milk-punch that could be procured on so short a notice, the key-bugle sounded, and the red flag waved, without the slightest opposition on Mr.
According to the narrative of the German doctor, Ferdinand Werne, the expedition attempted in 1840, under the auspices of Mehemet Ali, stopped at Gondokoro, between the fourth and fifth parallels of north latitude.
Who would be willing to stake his life and his estate upon the verdict of a jury acting under the auspices of judges who had predetermined his guilt?
His first marriage with the daughter of the noble Binkie had been made under the auspices of his parents; and as he often told Lady Crawley in her lifetime she was such a confounded quarrelsome high-bred jade that when she died he was hanged if he would ever take another of her sort, at her ladyship's demise he kept his promise, and selected for a second wife Miss Rose Dawson, daughter of Mr.
20:00 Graduation ceremony at the Islamic University in Lebanon, under the auspices of Head of the Supreme Islamic Shia Council, Abdel Amir Qabalan, at Le Palais des Congres.
Several of the ceremonies were held to celebrate the Universal Women's Day under the auspices of various local NGOs of Women and the state-run women development institution.
Elaborated programmes are being chalked out to celebrate the day under the auspices of various social, political and public representative organisations including the foras of the workers of Pakistan Movement and Kashmir Freedom Movement in different parts of the district.
The Blue Water Company, a subsidiary of Oman Aquaculture Development Company, began harvesting long finned seabream (koffer) at its project site in the wilayat of Quriyat under the auspices of H E Hamad bin Said al Oufi, Undersecretary in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.
by ONAThe "Future Media" initiative will be launched at Sultan Qaboos University, on Monday under the auspices of Dr.
Special meetings will be held at various places in Azad Kashmir including Mirpur, Kotli, Muzaffarabad, Bhimber Bagh, Sudhanoti and Rawalakot under the auspices of the All Jammu Kashmir Muslim Conference to pay glorious tributes to late leader for his remarkable services for the Kashmir freedom movement.
Accept LGBT Cyprus officially announced on Tuesday the annual Pride Festival, which this year is under the auspices of President Nicos Anastasiades.
The two-day event was held by Umm Al-Qura University under the auspices of minister of higher education Dr.
From 31 October to 2 November 2012, Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov participated in the 6th Peace and Sport International Forum in Sochi, the Russian Federation, held under the auspices of Prince Albert II of Monaco.