Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands

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Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands

White House Statement from the Press Secretary Issued on: July 11, 2019 President Donald J. Trump will welcome Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands to the White House on July 18, 2019.  President Trump looks forward to reaffirming the historic ties and shared interests that link the United States and the Netherlands.  The President …

The crew of Apollo 11, from left, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin in 1969. Picture: NASA/AP

50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

The 1969 lunar landing was an unprecedented achievement — a milestone in human history. How did it happen? Decades of relentless scientific development as well as courageous astronauts who were determined to explore the unknown did the trick. But there is more. Technologies that are common today came out of Apollo space research. CAT scans, …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, The Netherlands (July 10, 2019)

Location:  Announced gathering points and route includes, but is not limited to, the Museumplein area in front of the U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Event:  A demonstration is expected on Friday, July 12, 2019, beginning at approximately 7:00 pm and lasting until approximately 9:00 pm.  The group will assemble in front of the U.S. …

Embassy Celebrates #75LiberationNL for Independence Day

Embassy Celebrates #75LiberationNL at Independence Day Reception

U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra hosted the celebration of the 243rd year of America’s independence at the John Adams Park in Wassenaar, the location of the U.S. Embassy in The Hague. We thank all our amazing sponsors for their generous donations. The reception celebrated the 75 years since the Liberation of the Netherlands, with World War …

Ambassador Hoekstra discusses U.S. priorities at De Maatschappij. Photo: Hein Athmer

Ambassador Hoekstra discusses U.S. priorities at “De Maatschappij”

Item on the website of “De Maatschappij” – In gesprek met Pete Hoekstra, ambassadeur van de Verenigde Staten van Amerika, met een primeur! On June 25, 2019, Ambassador Hoekstra spoke to more than 80 members of the local chapters of  “De Maatschappij” at the Carlton-Ambassador Hotel in The Hague. Founded in 1777,  “De Maatschappij” is the oldest network organization in the Netherlands. The Ambassador talked about recent geo-political developments and the Dutch-U.S. …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – Early Closure on July 1, 2019 at the U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Event:  On Monday July 1, the U.S. Consulate will close to the public at 1:00 pm.  The American Citizen Services Unit will be open from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, for U.S. Citizen emergency services only.  U.S. Citizens in need of emergency passports should visit the Consulate General between 8:00 am …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy The Hague, Netherlands (June 25, 2019)

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy The Hague, Netherlands (June 25, 2019) Location:  Announced gathering points and route includes, but is not limited to, the area in front of the U.S. Embassy, in The Hague, Netherlands. Event:  A demonstration is expected on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, beginning at approximately 3:00 pm and lasting until approximately 5:00 …

International Religious Freedom Report for 2018

The annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom describes the status of religious freedom in every country. Annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom – Full Report Annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom – Netherlands Section      

Trafficking in Persons Report 2019

Through the annual Trafficking in Persons Report, we assess what governments around the world are doing to combat this crime. The TIP Report is an invaluable tool to arm ourselves with the latest information and guide our action at home and abroad. 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report – complete report 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report – the Netherlands