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Amsterdam Travel Info: Uitmarkt in Amsterdam

U.S. Consulate Amsterdam notifies all U.S. citizens that Friday August 26 through Sunday, August 28, 2016 Amsterdam will host the annual Uitmarkt on Museumplein, Leidseplein and Vondelpark. The Uitmarkt attracts around 450,000 visitors annually, making it one of the biggest cultural events in the Netherlands.  The festival traditionally opens the new cultural season with more ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

Traveling through or living in the Netherlands? Below you’ll find updates about the current security situation. Don’t forget to check the links on the right for Country Specific Information, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts and our Safety and Security archive. Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Reminder U.S. Consulate General Amsterdam July 30, 2016 The U.S. Mission ...
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Sports diplomacy in Eindhoven

April 1 and 2, 2016 – American sports envoys Zola Solamente (played on U.S. national soccer team) and Neftalie Williams (skateboarder and professor) were in Eindhoven for a special sports integration program. They led skills clinics, a soccer tournament, skateboarding lessons, BMX, dance and much more for Eindhoven youth, including refugees. Young people from Dynamo ...
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New Deputy Chief of Mission: Shawn Crowley

  Shawn Crowley assumed his duties as the Chargé d’ Affaires in The Hague in July 2016.  A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, he worked in Washington as a member of the Executive Secretariat, a Senior Watch Officer in the Operations Center, and a desk officer for central Europe. His most recent foreign assignment ...
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