The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands is inviting companies specialised in operating as External Service Providers to register their interest in a contract to assist Dutch foreign missions with the handling of visa applications and other consular services. This includes the recording of biometric data, data entry and scanning of supplementary documentation relating to applications.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte sends condolences from the people of the Netherlands to President Barack Obama and all the families in Newtown, Conn.
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen thanked the Netherlands for its commitment to the Alliance, and in particular its contribution of two Patriot batteries to augment Turkey’s air defenses, after talks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Dec. 13.
Dutch expertise in living with water took center stage at a conference in New York today as professionals gathered to talk about how the city should rebuild following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy.
The Center for Urban Real Estate at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation together with the Municipal Art Society are hosting a conference, “New York City: Sink or Swim (SoS): Principles and Priorities for Waterfront Restoration in a Post-Sandy Era,” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Lower Manhattan from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13.
The United States, Germany and the Netherlands agreed to closely cooperate and place Patriot missiles in Turkey near the border of Syria (subject to national decisions).
WASHINGTON — Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today joined Netherlands Ambassador to the United States Rudolf Bekink to sign an agreement on scientific and technological cooperation, with an emphasis on cybersecurity research.
Chief of Defence General Tom Middendorp held an introductory visit with America’s highest serviceman, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey and met with members of the Atlantic Council, in Washington DC.
(Washington, D.C.) — Dutch biomedical scientists, engineers, clinicians and company representatives will participate in the CMI Medical Tour 2012 of the United States next week.
(Washington, D.C.)— General Tom Middendorp, Chief of Defense of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, will meet General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, when he visits the United States November 25-28.