March 19, 2019

Femke Halsema sworn in as Amsterdam’s new mayor

On the picture The  Honorable Ms.  Femke Halsema, Mayor of Amsterdam.

Thursday, 12 July 2018, Amsterdam, Kingdom of the Netherlands:  New mayor Femke Halsema was sworn in at a ceremony at the Council Chamber in Amsterdam City Hall.

Mayor Halsema succeeded thus Eberhard van der Laan, who served as mayor of Amsterdam from 2010 until his demise in October 2017. Mayor Halsema has held several positions in public administration and was a chairperson in the Dutch House of Representatives and political leader of GroenLinks (the Dutch Green party). She is the first woman to hold the mayoral office.

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Femke Halsema  – Picture through Wikipedia licence Creative Commons Attribution.

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