Pride Week Reception


Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the U.S. Mission to the Netherlands Adam Sterling attended a reception hosted by the Mayor of Amsterdam in honor of activists from such countries as Turkey and Ireland to show pride and support LGBTI rights.

20150730_Pride_Reception_005Both Mayor van der Laan and Human Rights Watch director Boris Dittrich commemorated the liberal tradition of Amsterdam and the importance of that tradition to continue in the 20th Gay Pride. This week Amsterdam hosts over 100 events and a grand finale with the Canal Pride in on Saturday.

Join in and show your pride!

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