November 19, 2017

Japanese Conferment Decorations for Dr. J.A. Stam and Mr. C.J. Nolten

On 3 November 2017, the Japanese government announced the foreign recipients of the 2017 Autumn Conferment Decorations. Two Dutch citizens will receive a decoration for their contribution to the promotion of Dutch-Japanese relations.

Dr.  J.A. (Joop) Stam, Professor Emeritus of Erasmus University Rotterdam and University of Twente, will receive the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon. This is in recognition of his significant contribution to developing Japanese studies and promoting better understanding of Japan in the Netherlands.

Mr. C.J. (Cor) Nolten, a former staff member of the Embassy of Japan in the Netherlands, will receive the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Silver Rays. With this decoration the Japanese Government recognises his significant contribution to the Embassy of Japan in the Netherlands.

 

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