The Netherlands Embassy in London United Kingdom
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The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands is pleased to announce a unique conference featuring leading Dutch and UK experts and politicians in the fields of cycling and urban planning in Newcastle on 5 November 2013.
This expert workshop is designed to both showcase and stimulate debate on information security efforts across the governmental, industrial and academic nuclear communities ahead of the third Nuclear Security Summit (NSS), which will be held in the Hague, Netherlands in March 2014.
October 30, 2013 Dutch PM and VVD leader Mark Rutte gave the annual Isaiah Berlin lecture on Europe and trade at the National Liberal Club in London yesterday. He talked about liberal values and the future challenges facing the EU and the internal market.
October 1, 2013 Active lobbying by the Dutch government resulted in € 827 million in foreign investment for the Dutch economy in the first six months of this year. Together these investments are good for 4,332 extra jobs. Minister Henk Kamp of Economic Affairs announced this on 30 September 2013 during the opening of the new global research centre ‘Nutricia Research’ in Utrecht, part of the French company Danone.
8 Nov 13 – 7 Dec 13
small change an exhibition about change in real and imagined cities curated by Sevie Tsampalla participating artists: Jane Lawson, Noor Nuyten, Lauren O’Grady, Claire Weetman with contributions by collectives: Buddleia / public works, Network Nomadic Architecture, Plus-tôt Te laat, Quartier Midi and Spectacle AirSpace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent 8.11- 7.12 2013 Preview: Friday 8.11.13 / 6pm-9pm Opening hours: Thu-Sat 11pm-5pm and Tue-Wed by appointment Artist Soup Kitchen with Nabeel Hamdi: 30.11.2013 Talk by Dr Bernadette Lynch: 7.12.2013
10 Dec 13
On Tuesday the 10th of December, the Embassies of Sweden and the Netherlands will together organise an event to draw attention to International Human Rights Day. The documentary ‘Forbidden Voices’ will be screened at the Dutch Centre in Austin Friars after an opening speech by Irina Schoulgin Nyoni, Minister Counsellor at the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nation.
11 Jan 14 – 15 Jan 14
‘Jakop Ahlbom, Reinier Schimmel and Silke Hundertmark are ingenious conjurers in this piece of living-room slapstick that draws on movements and timing from the silent movie era.’ De Volkskrant
24 Jan 14
Theme: Jesse Spohnholz (Washington State), `Seeing Like a Church: Solving a 450-Year-Old Mystery and Rethinking the Dutch Reformation’