Yesterday we celebrated international women’s day and women’s history month at the U.S. Consulate General. Let’s keep pushing so that future girls think “what’s the big deal” with a woman astronaut, a woman president, a woman CEO, a woman dean, whatever.
In celebration of U.S. Black History Month, Vice Consul Kharmika Alston highlighted the immeasurable contribution black Americans have made to U.S. society during a February 4 New Year’s reception hosted by the National Institution for the Dutch Slavery Past and its Legacy (NiNsee). NiNsee strives to shed light on the history of Dutch slavery and its impact on Dutch
When Dr. King visited the Netherlands in 1964, he said, “Honesty and realism impel me to admit that we still have a long, long way to go. But I think the important thing is that we are making progress.” At Sunday’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Dinner in the Hague, Chargé d’Affaires Shawn Crowley said that if Dr. King “were
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.
Source: Europol Press Release, September 19, 2016 U.S. Diplomatic Security Service (DS) Deputy Assistant Secretary John M. Eustace and Europol Deputy Director Wil van Gemert met this week in The Hague. The two officials signed an agreement for the U.S. Diplomatic Security Service to join two of Europol’s Focal Points1: FP Phoenix targets trafficking in human beings and FP Checkpoint
U.S. Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry was in Amsterdam for Europride 2016 ! Here he is speaking at a U.S. Mission reception co-hosted with the City of Amsterdam and EuroPride organizers