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The Dutch government is shocked by the attacks in Boston, and expresses the deepest sympathies to the victims, their families, and all the people of the United States.
The Hague Conference on Private International Law celebrated its 120th anniversary on Monday with an event, "The Hague Conference at 120: Today and the Future," on the grounds of the Peace Palace in The Hague.
(Washington, D.C.) — A new report by the Royal Netherlands Embassy shows the continuing strength of the economic ties between the United States and the Netherlands supported nearly 680,000 American jobs in 2011, an increase of 9 percent from the previous year.
In the political realm, climate change remains a point of debate. But for architects, engineers, urban designers and others charged with managing its effects—the storms and floods followed, whiplash style, by drought and water scarcity—the evidence is in.
His Royal Highness the Prince of Orange Willem-Alexander will participate in the theme session “Water and Disasters” together with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of the United Nations in New York on March 6 and 7.
The consular department of the Consulate General of the Netherlands in Chicago will be closed on Wednesday, April 10, Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12th. All other departments will be open.
(Washington, D.C.) — Dutch Minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen, (Infrastructure and the Environment) and U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation between their two countries on issues related to disaster mitigation, sustainable and integrated planning and water management infrastructure.
(Washington, D.C.) — Dutch Minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) will visit Washington, D.C., New York, and New Jersey for a water management mission March 4-6.
Seventy-five years ago, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe arrived in the United States to lead the IIT College of Architecture and profoundly influence the world’s taste and built environment. Today, the college begins another era of influence as it celebrates the investiture of Wiel Arets, Rowe Family College of Architecture Dean Endowed Chair. Wiel Arets is a Dutch born architect, educator, industrial designer, theorist, and urbanist. Arets’ architecture and design firm, Wiel Arets Architects, has offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, Maastricht, and Zurich, and has been nominated numerous times for the European Union’s Mies Van der Rohe award. Before being appointed dean at IIT, Arets was dean of the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam from 1995-2002 and a professor of building, planning, and design at the Berlin University of the Arts.