September 26, 2017

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Networking Event TradeCounsellors.nl

Networking Event TradeCounsellors.nl 14th of September at The Penthouse The Hague On Thursday the 14th of September,TradeCounsellors.nl will have their third event in the Penthouse The Hague. The theme of this meeting will be: “The Amsterdam Produce Show: Networking opportunities with fresh produce traders from all over the world.” Jim Prevor, owner of Phoenix Media, the organizer of the Amsterdam, London and New York Produce Show, will be one of the key note speakers. TradeCounsellors.nl is ‘the’ network for doing business in The Netherlands: We enable trade diplomats to meet on a regular and informal basis, to share their experiences…

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Public Announcement of the I Edition of the Critical Studies on Justice Contest

The Public Announcement of the I Edition of the Critical Studies on Justice Contest, organized by the Ibero-American Institute of The Hague for Peace, Human Rights and International Justice – IIH (The Netherlands), with the institutional support of El Rosario University (Colombia), the Joaquín Herrera Flores Institute (Brasil) and Tiran lo Blanch publishers (Spain)  was issued today. The critical studies for the I Edition of the Contest will address the issues referred to in the introductory section of the Public Announcement, which can be dealt with from the perspective of any of the following human or social sciences that are…

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“Keep People Affected by Conflict in Charge”

The 8th MBBI’s Conference  centred around the new long-term initiative: “Keep People Affected by Conflict in Charge” will be held on 3-6 October at the Peace Palace in The Hague, As important part of the program of the MBBI Conference,will be the workshop on de-escalation given by Doug Noll, who was a business and commercial trial lawyer for 22 years before turning to problem-solving and peacemaking.  What? Workshop:De-escalating Strong Emotions in negotiation, Diplomacy and Conflicts. Doug Noll’s de-escalation trainings are the culmination of years of research and experience in the Prison of Peace project. He has taught this state of the art technique…

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World Tourism Organization Video Competition

UNWTO wants to feature the creative work of all Member States! On the occasion of the 22st Session of the UNWTO General Assembly, they are launching the second UNWTO Tourism Video Competition. All UNWTO Member States are invited to participate in this competition. The UNWTO tourism video competition deadline has been extended to August 12. Already 156 member states, 59 videos received to date videos must be submitted directed from National Tourism Agency http://lmd.unwto.org/unwto-tourism-video-competition-2017 Click here for the Competition Guidelines. Deadline 12 August 2017. The winners will be announced at the 22nd Session of the UNWTO General Assembly.

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Buren Seminar of Diplomats in The Hague

                            On the 8th of June, the law firm Buren hosted a seminar for embassies at the Crown Plaza in The Hague. Numerous heads of mission and representatives of embassies attended the session. Founded in 1898, Buren is a well-established, internationally operating law firm with offices in The Hague, Amsterdam, Luxembourg, Beijing and Shanghai. The firm has more than 70 attorneys, notaries and international tax advisors providing a full range of services to domestic and international clients who conduct business nationally and globally. Located prominently in The…

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No such thing as ‘African fashion’

  The exhibition Fashion Cities Africa will open at the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam on 6 October 2017. Through the eyes of fashion agents from Casablanca, Johannesburg, Lagos, Nairobi and the Netherlands, visitors discover the lively and diverse fashion scenes that shake up the world of fashion. Fashion items, personal accounts, blogs, photographs and films will immerse visitors in a visual spectacle highlighting a number of trends. From streetwear to couture Fashion is hot in Africa, but there is no such thing as ‘African fashion’. There are flourishing fashion scenes in several cities, ranging from streetwear to couture, and from experimental…

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Gikondo Expo Ground

Once again Ambassador Jean Pierre Karabaranga announced that the Private Sector Federation (PSF) in collaboration with the Ministry of Trade and East African Community Affairs (MINEACOM) is organizing the Annual Rwanda International Trade Fair (RITF) which has been attracting strategic multi-sector exhibitors from all corners of the world. This International Trade Fair will take place from 22 August to 6 September 2017 at Gikondo Expo Ground, Kigali in Rwanda. For more information regarding this international event: exposecretariat@psf.org.rw or ephremk@psf.org.rw, Tel: +250788307330/ +250783564098.  

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Buren seminar Labor Law and Real Estate Lawyers

By Roy Lie A Tjam. Buren Law firm hosted a Law Seminar for Diplomats at Hotel Crowne Plaza The Hague on 8 June 2017. Some head of mission and representatives of embassies attended the session. The objective of the seminar was for embassies to get acquainted with the services that Buren Legal, Notary and Tax provides to embassies and their relations. Founded in 1898, Buren is a well established, internationally operating Law firm with offices in The Hague, Amsterdam, Luxembourg, Beijing, and Shanghai. One of the speakers was Ms.Susan van der Kam, she elaborated on the following labor law points:…

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Seminars: Employment Law and Real Estate

On the picture is Mr Jan Dop, head of the Embassy Desk, and experienced lawyer and partner at Russell Advocaten. The Embassy Desk of Russell Advocaten, a corporate full-service law firm in the Netherlands that is well-established within the diplomatic world, is hosting two seminars for Ambassadors and Embassy staff on Monday the 12th of June between 12:00 and 14:00 in Amsterdam. Two parallel sessions will focus on Employment Law (personnel handbook, illness, etc.) and Real Estate (government permits, environment, (sub)lease etc.). During these interactive sessions, practical legal questions and developments will be discussed. The aim of the event is…

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Rome in Prague: Bvlgari Hosted a Red-Carpet Gala

Rome in Prague: Bvlgari Hosted a Red-Carpet Gala to Reveal its New Boutique on Prague’s Prestigious Pařĺsžká Street Red-carpet, invitation-only, dress code “Italian glamour” party attended also by His Excellency Italian ambassador Aldo Amati, Jitka Schneiderová and Renata Langmannová. Prague, Czechia, 27th April 2017 – Glamorous Rome came to chic Prague for a red-carpet affair, as Bvlgari revealed its new boutique in the design concept by Peter Marino to clients and celebrities. The invitation-only, Italian glamour-inspired soiree began with red-carpet arrivals gathering outside, and treated to an oversized, illuminated Serpenti installation in the storefront: a luminescent introduction to show one of Bulgari’s most…

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