September 26, 2017

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Cyprus Diplomats Meet Greet at its best !!!!

A Small island organizing a major event. H.E. Dr. Kyriacós Kouros, Ambassador of Cyprus and his spouse Mrs. Vassiliki Kinani-Kouros  hosted a very successful  Diplomats Meet & Greet last Thursday 8 May at Carlton Ambassador Hotel. One has to say that it was surprising to see Rubens Bar booked with so many diplomats a day having five (5) other big diplomatic events and pouring rain precisely at the time indicated on the invitation. But the turnout was awesome for all of us, 20+ head of diplomatic missions were present,  150+ diplomats, including  judges from international courts, officials from the Ministry of…

H.E. James Lambert to host Diplomats Meet Greet in March 6th

                            His Excellency James Lambert, Ambassador of Canada to the Netherlands will be hosting Diplomats Meet & Greet on Thursday, March 6th at Carlton Ambassador Hotel in The Hague, 6pm. This is announced to be a Canadian evening !!!

Diplomats Meet Greet, hosted by Colombia.

By Bonnie Klap — His Excellency Mr. Eduardo Pizarro Leongómez, Ambassador of Colombia, hosted this month’s  Diplomats Meet and Greet in the Carlton Ambassador Hotel. Despite the chilly Dutch weather outside,  this gathering had a  vibrant, South-American atmosphere.  A touch of Colombia could also be sampled,  as the Colombian Cocktail “Güipa,” was generously offered to every guest.  Güipa is a tasty cocktail made of Aguardiente, Lulo juice, ginger, mint and anis syrup.  The monthly Meet and Greet once again proved a great success for the diplomats to mingle and catch up in an informal setting.

Kazakhstan Diplomats Meet & Greet

On the picture Ambassador of Kazakhstan, H.E. Magzhan Ilyassov and spouse Mrs. Akmaral Aydarbekova.   By Roy Lie A Tjam. An extraordinary Diplomat Meet and Greet. Ambassador Magzhan Ilyassov Joyously welcomed his guests to the Ambassadors Room of the Carlton Ambassador Hotel The Hague. Attendees came from a broad diplomatic spectrum, among them Ambassadors and Embassy representatives of Russia, Belarus, USA, Cuba, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Iraq, Georgia, Kosovo, Austria, Bangladesh, Armenia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Hungary, Bosnia & Herzegovina, European Union, European Parliament, OPCW, International Courts. For additional Kim Vermaat’ pictures, please open the following link:https://www.flickr.com/photos/121611753@N07/albums/72157682635718110  Magzhan Ilyassov subsequently expressed thanks to those…

Lebanese Hospitality in a Memorable Diplomats Meet and Greet

Ms Abir Ali, H.E. Abdulaziz  Abohaimed, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia, Mrs Marianne van Stekelenburg and H.E. Mr. Saywan Barzani, Ambassador of Iraq.   Once again Diplomat Magazine together with Carlton Ambassador and Diplomatic Card, organized a traditional Diplomats Meet and Greet in collaboration with the Embassy of Lebanon in The Hague. The highly recognized and respected diplomat, Ms. Abir Ali, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the Embassy, received her guests after a long day of work, but with her kind smile, she was able to make everyone feel the warmth of the famous Lebanese hospitality. The rhythm of the conversations combined with…

Diplomats Meet & Greet at Dutch AD

Diplomat Magazine achieved a record of 65 (sixty five) top class diplomatic events since June 23th, 2013, when it was launched by the diplomatic corps and the Mayor of The Hague at Carlton Ambassador Hotel. The most recent Diplomats Meet & Greet was successfully held at Carlton Ambassador last March 9th with an outstanding success in terms of quantity  of diplomats and heads of mission present. This time it was exclusively reserved for the diplomatic community. As the very first diplomatic magazine in the Netherland´s history, Diplomat Magazine was created with the purpose to enhance diplomat´s visibility and quality of life…

Special Diplomats’ Meet and Greet

Pictured, H.E. Mr. Adam M.J. Sadiq, Ambassador of Sri Lanka, H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Belal , Ambassador of Bangladesh, Ms Abir Ali, Chargé d’affair of Lebanon,  H.E. Andrea Gustovic Ercegovac, Ambassador of Croatia , H.E. I Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja, Ambassador of Indonesia, H.E. Mr. Hiroshi Inomata, Ambassador of Japan, H.E. Vjosa Dobruna, Ambassador of Kosovo, , H.E. Mr. Ahmad Nazri Yusof, Ambassador of Malaysia, H.E. J.S. Mukul, Ambassador of India,  H.E. Magzhan Ilyassov, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan, H.E. Konstantine Surguladze, Ambassador of the Republic of Georgia and Roy Lie A Tjam, Diplomat Magazine.   By Joe Ray. Senior…

Hungary Diplomats Meet & Greet, Wine Extravaganza

On the picture His Excellency Ambassador  András Kocsis. By Djoeke Altena. His Excellency Mr András Kocsis, Ambassador of Hungary, invited wine experts, wine importers, leaders of Dutch hotels and restaurants, sommeliers and wine connoisseurs for the Hungary Meet & Greet, Wine Extravaganza, on 1 December 2016. The event, organised by the Embassy of Hungary in cooperation with Diplomat Magazine, Nyenrode Universiteit and Diplomatic Card enabled the experts to experience delicious flavours from Hungary. For additional Robert Huiberts’ pictures, please open the following link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/121611753@N07/albums/72157677949996555 The event started with a few remarks by Ambassador Kocsis. “Our aim is to reach out with…

Embassy of Azerbaijan: Diplomats Meet & Greet & Music

  By Ellen Brager-Michiels. This month’s Meet & Greet, organized by the Embassy of Azerbaijan in collaboration with Nyenrode Business University and Diplomat Magazine, was especially enjoyable. His Excellency Ambassador Mir-Hamza Efendiyev and spouse Mrs. Sevil Amirova-Efendiyeva, chose the intimacy of their own residence to treat their guests to a lovely violin and piano recital on Monday evening, November 21st. Adding to the intimacy of the event was the fact that the pianist was none other than their daughter, Nezrin Efendiyeva, while Dr. Eugenio Matos, co-founder of Diplomat Magazine, played the violin. Esteemed guests included heads of diplomatic missions in…

Diplomats Meet and Greet Pakistan’s new Ambassador

Pictured Ambassador H.E. Mrs. Iffat Imran Gardezi. By Roy Lie A Tjam. The latest Diplomats’ Meet and Greet, organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Pakistan in collaboration with Diplomat magazine, Carlton Ambassador and Diplomatic Card, attracted many guests. They came to the Carlton Ambassador Hotel on 26 September 2016 to meet Pakistan’s new Ambassador H.E. Mrs. Iffat Imran Gardezi. Video by Mirza Kamram. For additional Kim Vermaat & Roy Strik’s pictures, please open the following link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/121611753@N07/albums/72157674029935902 Mrs. Gardezi, Pakistan’s 21st Ambassador to the Netherlands, likes her new post and will perpetuate the friendly relationship existing between her…