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High school students watch Hidden Figures during Dutch Technology Week

From May 20-24, 2019, during the nation-wide Dutch Technology Week , high school students from all across the country could watch the movie “Hidden Figures” in a Pathé cinema, followed by a discussion about the importance of empowering women in STEM fields, led by female role models. Tamar Neter-Gans, one of the women in STEM role models herself, was the ...
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Ambassador Hoekstra Speaks at Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten

Ambassador Hoekstra’s Remarks at the annual Memorial Day ceremony as prepared.  Sunday, May 26, 2019 Minister Blok, Governor Bovens, Admiral Ishee, Mayor Akkermans, distinguished veterans, your excellencies, Superintendent Williams, ladies, and gentlemen, it is truly an honor to join you once again, marking the 75th annual Memorial Day ceremony on these hallowed grounds. Everyone here ...
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Remarks by DCM Shawn Crowley at the Memorial Day lunch hosted by Limburg Governor Theo Bovens

Remarks by DCM Shawn Crowley at the Memorial Day lunch as prepared. Thank you, Governor and Mrs. Bovens, for hosting us today. As the grandson, son, and brother of veterans, it is a great honor to once again celebrate Memorial Day here with you. When Sabine and I first came to Limburg three years ago, ...
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Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga To Lead GES Closing Session

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON MAY 24, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC Today, the United States of America and the Kingdom of the Netherlands are pleased to announce Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and business leader Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga will lead the closing session at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, in The Hague, The Netherlands.  Manisha Singh, ...
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Panel Discussion on Strategic Competition, 5G, and the Geopolitics of A.I.

The U.S. Mission to the Netherlands, in cooperation with The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies, organized a panel discussion on Strategic Competition, 5G, and the Geopolitics of A.I., with distinguished speakers Ms. Hester Somsen (Director for Security Policy, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Dr. Michael J. Mazarr (Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation), and Dr. Tim ...
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