The American Planning Association is hosting a professional study tour in the Netherlands next week to explore how protection methods can be used and applied to coastal regions throughout the United States. As part of the tour, Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Renée Jones-Bos will deliver the L'Enfant Lecture on City Planning and Design.
(Washington, D.C.) -- The FAA and the Kingdom of the Netherlands today signed an agreement to promote a safe aviation environment in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (Aruba, Curaçao, the Netherlands, and Sint Maarten) and the Caribbean parts of the Netherlands (Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius).
(Washington, D.C.) – Dutch Minister of Defence Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert met with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel at the Pentagon today.
(Washington, D.C.) -- The Netherlands government and a prominent Dutch attorney will receive a Children’s Humanitarian Award during the 10th Battered Mothers Custody Conference on Saturday.
Texas State Rep. Mark Strama today introduced a resolution in the legislature that recognizes the importance of US-Dutch economic ties.
(Washington, D.C.) — For the first time since participating in the EU Open House, the Royal Netherlands Embassy will invite the public inside its doors during the 7th annual event on May 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(Washington, D.C.) — U.S. Representative Bill Huizenga (R-MI); Wim Elfrink, Executive Vice President, Industry Solutions & Chief Globalization Officer of Cisco; and Dolf van den Brink, President and CEO of Heineken USA will be honored at the Netherland-America Foundation’s 18th Annual Gala Awards Dinner on May 9 at the Washington Golf and Country Club in Arlington, VA.
"Freedom of expression and media freedom are fundamental human rights, not only for journalists but also for society itself. They enable people to form their opinions in freedom and participate in the public debate. A democratic society cannot exist without freedom of the press."
President Barack Obama today issued a statement on the investiture of His Majesty Willem-Alexander as King of the Netherlands.
After 33 years of service to the Netherlands, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix relinquished the throne in Amsterdam today, and her oldest son, the Prince of Orange, became His Majesty King Willem-Alexander.