In Denver to attend the first presidential debate on Oct. 3, Ambassador Rudolf Bekink also participated in a panel discussion on innovation in the fields of health care and energy.
(Washington, D.C.) -- The U.S. Helsinki Commission will hold a briefing today titled “Listening to Victims of Child Sex Trafficking.”
(Washington, D.C.)— One week after a delegation of Galveston officials visited the Netherlands to see Dutch water management infrastructure in action, Dutch Ambassador Rudolf Bekink visits Austin and Houston, Texas, September 26-28. The Netherlands and Texas share strong bilateral relations in many areas, including economic ties, coastal protection and energy issues.
(Washington, D.C.) — Led by Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG) officials, a delegation of 29 business owners, economists, elected officials, port representatives and educators from the Galveston Bay area will tour flood-control projects in the Netherlands from Sept. 15-18.
In the Netherlands, the third Tuesday in September (known as Prince’s Day) is traditionally marked by the State Opening of Parliament. The day’s celebrations begin with a royal procession from Noordeinde Palace to the Ridderzaal (Hall of Knights), where the members of both houses of parliament and other invited guests are assembled.
In response to allegations made in an op-ed in the Washington Times.com on Mr. Joris Demmink (Secretary General of the Ministry of Security and Justice), the government of the Netherlands would like to provide the facts on this matter.
West Nile virus has surged in the United States recently, particularly in the Dakotas and the South.
The Nuclear Security Summit being hosted by the Netherlands in March 2014 will be held in the World Forum in The Hague.
Voting instructions Dutch citizens abroad (registration no longer possible!)
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the presence of the hantavirus in Yosemite National Park.