The Kingdom of the Netherlands was elected today to the Human Rights Council by the UN General Assembly for the 2015-2017 period.
King Willem-Alexander has appointed Bert Koenders as Minister of Foreign Affairs. Mr. Koenders was sworn in by the King at Noordeinde Palace on Oct. 17, 2014.
The Dutch government has decided to end the issuance of travel documents in Orlando starting Oct. 1, 2015.
Miami Today, Miami-Dade County’s newspaper dedicated to the local business community, interviewed Consul General Nathalie Olijslager-Jaarsma about her work in Southern Florida since she arrived nearly a year ago.
As is customary when there is a vacancy in the cabinet, Prime Minister Mark Rutte will meet with the candidate for the post, in this case the prospective Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bert Koenders. The meeting will take place on Friday, Oct. 17.
Consul General of the Netherlands, Nathalie Olijslager, was joined by her counterparts from the Canadian, French, and British Consulates to discuss key climate change-related challenges and initiatives in their countries and discuss opportunities for further collaboration and leadership during the Sixth Annual Southeast Florida Climate Leadership Summit on Thursday.
The Southeast Florida Regional Compact Climate Change, in conjunction with Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami Beach, will host the Sixth Annual Southeast Florida Climate Leadership Summit at the Miami Beach Convention Center Oct. 1 and 2 .
The 87th Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC 2014) will take place at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1.
The Netherlands used the UN Climate Summit in New York on Sept. 23, 2014, to launch a global alliance for greater food security through climate-smart agriculture.
On the third Tuesday in September (Prince's Day), the Minister of Finance presents the National Budget and the Budget Memorandum to the House of Representatives.