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Consulate General in Atlanta opens today

Today marks a new phase in the longstanding relationship between the United States and the Netherlands with the opening in Atlanta, Georgia, of the Netherlands’ fifth consulate general in America. Ard van der Vorst will serve as the first Consul General in Atlanta and will focus on strengthening the economic ties between the Netherlands and

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Benelux events were a great success!

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Benelux Union, the Belgian American Chamber of the South, Metro Atlanta Chamber & the Netherlands American Chamber of Commerce SouthEastern United States co-hosted a Luncheon and Panel Discussion featuring the Washington-based Ambassadors of the Benelux countries, Victoria King, Sebastiaan van Hese and Frank Vromant. The discussion

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Netherlands Consulate General in Atlanta to open in January

The Netherlands will open its fifth consulate general in Atlanta on January 7 to strengthen the economic ties between the Southeastern US and the Netherlands. Ard van der Vorst Mr. Ard van der Vorst will serve as the first Consul General in Atlanta. A seasoned diplomat, Van der Vorst was stationed in Europe, Africa, and the

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Hundred years since first woman entered Dutch parliament

Today, on the 17th of September, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the appointment of the first female Member of Parliament in the Netherlands. Her name was Suze Groeneweg. Groeneweg was a prominent figure within the women’s suffrage movement. read more 

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Atlanta home to Dutch Consulate General

We are very excited to share that The Netherlands will open a consulate general in Atlanta in the fall to strengthen the economic ties between Georgia and the surrounding states, and the Netherlands. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the plans for the new diplomatic post during his official visit with President Donald Trump in

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Dutch creator of Design furniture “Studio Rottier”at Atlanta Design Festival

Dutch creator of design furniture “Studio Rottier”will be represented at Atlanta Design Festival May 26th trough June 3rd 2018! About Studio Rottier Studio Rottier stands for functional, affordable design, made in the Netherlands. Studio Rottier’s furniture is characterised by ease of use, simple, clear lines and high-quality materials. All our furniture originates from the Netherlands,

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NACCSE participated in UGA Seminar

NACCSE participated in two seminars on April 6, in collaboration with Jan Zantinga of the Terry School of Business at UGA. NACCSE Vice-President, Manori de Silva, former NACCSE President, Jan-Willem Smeulers, and Jim Blair of the Belgian-American Chamber spoke to around 70 UGA students. The purpose of the seminars was to show students the importance

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Information about Referendum on 21 March 2018

On the 21st of March 2018, Dutch voters outside the Netherlands, can vote again. You can cast your vote during the advisory referendum on the new law on intelligence and security services (Wet op de inlichtingen- en veiligheidsdiensten (Wiv)). You can vote by postal vote or voters pass. It is also possible to authorize someone

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Agricultural exports worth nearly €92 billion in 2017

In 2017 the Netherlands exported €91.7 billion in agricultural goods. This marked another new record, up 7% on 2016 when exports totalled €85.5 billion. Last year the Netherlands also exported agriculture-related goods such as farm machinery, chemical fertilisers and plant protection products worth €9.1 billion. These provisional figures (produced by Statistics Netherlands and Wageningen Economic

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Dutch designer Joris Laarman at the High museum Feb 18-May 13 2018

Joris Laarman Lab: Design in the Digital Age will present work spanning the career of innovative Dutch designer Joris Laarman. Laarman and his Lab are design pioneers and idea detonators whose intellectual and thoughtful approach to design is marked by combining science, technology, restless curiosity, and creativity with lyrical aesthetics. Laarman’s experimental methods of fabrication

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