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European Athletics Championships, Amsterdam 6th- 10th July 2016

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam The U.S. Consulate Amsterdam would like to inform the public that Amsterdam will be host to a grand sporting event as Europe’s very best track and field stars come to Amsterdam’s for the European Athletics Championships from 6th to 10th July 2016.  Venues for this event will include both the Museumplein ...
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Independence Day 2016

Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Adam Sterling Independence Day Celebration The Hague June 30, 2016 Goedenmiddag!  Thank you for joining us today as we celebrate the 240thanniversary of our independence.  You – our Dutch friends and allies – helped make our independence possible, so this party is for you, too.  And for those who did not ...
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Security Notice for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Wednesday June 29 in the Hague

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam Police just informed us that a demonstration against gas drilling near one of the “Dutch Wadden Sea Islands” – Schiermonnikoog will start around 12:00, Wednesday, June 29, 2016 The demonstrator’s buses will be parked alongside the Ministry of Finance. About 50 demonstrators will march via Korte Voorhout to Plein (government buildings) ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: July 2 Music Event “Sensation” and Other Large Festival Events

U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam June 28, 2016 The Amsterdam Mayor’s Office has announced additional security measures will be implemented around the “Sensation” event on Saturday, July 2, at the Amsterdam ArenA.  Attendees should expect to be screened, while the surrounding area will be patrolled and no cars will be allowed in the transfer point under ...
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Memorial Day 2016

Remarks of U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Adam H. Sterling Memorial Day Ceremony American Cemetery at Margraten May 29, 2016 General Van der Louw, on behalf of the King; State Secretary van Rijn; Excellencies; Admiral Bauer; General Hodges; General Farina; Governor Bovens; Mayors; Distinguished Guests; Ladies and Gentlemen. I would first like to express my deepest appreciation ...
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