The Organization of American States (OAS) this week signed an agreement with the Netherlands through which the country will expand its contribution to the Mission to Support the Peace Process (MAPP/OAS) in Colombia, which accompanies the country in a verification and advisory role during the process of demobilization and reintegration of illegal armed groups, and supports peace efforts.
'There are no words for this moment; we can only look back with gratitude,' said Prime Minister Mark Rutte on hearing the news that Nelson Mandela has died.
Eight Dutch officers based in the Washington, D.C. area were presented with the Officers Cross for Long Service today at a ceremony hosted by Air Commodore Ralph Reefman, Defense Attaché of the Royal Netherlands Embassy.
What do you get when you combine 12,000 square feet of outdoor space, some of the best street and graffiti artists in the game and buckets of paint? Caleidoscoop: The Dutch Pavilion, a celebration of Dutch street and mural art in the Wynwood District during Miami Art Week 2013.
On 22 May 2014 elections for the European Parliament will be held. Voters who live outside the Netherlands and who are no longer registered with a Dutch municipality are able to vote in the upcoming election for the European Parliament by registering with the municipality in The Hague as a voter abroad.
(Washington, D.C.) — Two Dutch films, “The Deflowering of Eva van End” and “Goltzius and the Pelican Company,” will be featured during the 26th edition of the AFI European Film Showcase in Silver Spring, Md., Dec. 5-22.
Minister Timmermans (Foreign Affairs) welcomes the agreement reached between the U.S., UK , France , Germany , Russia and China led by EU High Representative Ashton and Iran regarding the Iranian nuclear program. "I'm pleased about this breakthrough, which follows after a decade of negotiations between the E3+3 and Iran," says Timmermans.
On 24 and 25 March 2014 the Netherlands will host the international Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague. Prime Minister Mark Rutte highlighted the summit’s importance at a press conference: ‘The amount of nuclear material in the world is enormous. If it falls into the hands of terrorists, the consequences could be disastrous. The international community must do everything in its power to prevent this. As chair of the Nuclear Security Summit, I am determined to make it a success. In this way, the Netherlands will contribute to a safer world.’
Several US and Dutch land subsidence experts will share their knowledge during a one-day seminar at Tulane University’s Levin-Bernick Center on Nov. 22. Water boards, infrastructure officials, architects, policy makers, environmental law scientists, parish planners and other experts are invited to attend.
NEW ORLEANS, LA - Today, Greater New Orleans, Inc. and the Royal Netherlands Embassy announced the release of the Greater New Orleans Urban Water Plan iPad app.