Innovative cyber skills educational programs were the feature of a March 7 partnership between the U.S. Embassy The Hague and ECP (Platform for the Information Society). As a part of Global Partnerships Week, we were very pleased to partner with ECP, along with leading Dutch and U.S. businesses and organizations, to talk about the importance of closing the digital skills
CDA Shawn Crowley hosted 16 Student Ambassadors from the IMC Weekend School for a discussion on the values that make a diplomat. The Student Ambassadors range in age from 16 to 26 and come from towns all over the Netherlands including: Amsterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, Tilburg, Nijmegen, Heerlen and other cities. During the discussion at the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence, Crowley
More than 100 Dutch students were able to ask their most burning questions about the United States at a recent Kids’ Lecture at Humanity House in The Hague. The students attend Public Primary School (OBS) Waterland from The Hague and the School van Maas en Waal in Amsterdam. During the “KinderCollege,” the children interacted with three guests who had a
Last week, U.S. Vice Consul Kharmika Alston (left) attended the closing the Netherlands’ first annual Black Achievement Month (October 1-31). See www.blackachievementmonth.nl to learn more about this important milestone.
The famously reclusive Emily Dickinson might not have felt comfortable with all the attention. But surely she would have loved the fact that one of her poems has been immortalized on a wall of a school house in a lovely neighborhood of The Hague. Dickinson, whose work received almost no recognition while she was still alive, was sweetly feted by