Program November 2015

02-11-2015

Speech by Gerolf Bouwmeester

Location: Hilton

Time: 18:30

Local challenges and local solutions from the city of Amsterdam  by Gerolf Bouwmeester  (D66) , since March 2014, the Chairman of the daily executive committee of the Amsterdam West district. His portfolio includes Economical affairs, Art and Culture, Environment and Sustainability, Monuments, Order and Security ,and last but not least, Housing.

Gerolf Bouwmeester has a long experience as Council Clerk (raadsgriffier) and he is also an experienced trainer in public speech and presentations, in the art of debating and in efficient chairmanship.


09-11-2015

Speech by Egyptian Ambassador Mr. Farahat

Location: Hilton

Time: 18:30

PARTNER EVENING. Egyptian Ambassador Mr. Farahat, will be our key note speaker about the opening of the Suez Canal and the impact of this great project on economic and political life in Egypt and the collaboration between Netherlands and Egypt.


16-11-2015

Speech by Mark & Mariam Armitage

Location: Hilton

Time: 18:30

SE Asia Backpacking Experience for Retirees, we are looking forward to share Mark and Mariam ‘s experiences in Asia.


23-11-2015

Speech by Paul Meerts

Location: Hilton

Time: 18:30

International Negotiation. The speaker Paul Meerts will do an analysis the phenomenon together with the participants and a comparison of the (dis)similarities between private and public sector bargaining. Paul Meerts is a Senior Research associate of the institute of Clingendael http://www.clingendael.nl/person/paul-meerts. On the same website you will find his latest book ‘Diplomatic Negotiation, Essence and Evolution’ under ‘publications’. Might be interesting to refer to it for those who want to get more insight into negotiation as an instrument in international relations


27-11-2015

Benefit Concert for Mulanje Hospital

Location: English Reformed Church

Time: 19:30

Information on how to buy the tickets http://www.ercadam.nl/mission/mulanje-mission-hospital/benefit-concert/, also you can ask Astrid or Lance


30-11-2015

Speech by Henriette Bast

Location: Hilton

Time: 18:30

“Amsterdam et Moi” by Henriette Bast, Lawyer and Author. We expect a vivid presentation about the French influence in Amsterdam. In the 16th and 17th centuries, many French immigrated to Amsterdam, they left several monuments but also had influence on the philosophy like Descartes and many old patrician families emerge from that time. The Napoleonic era had also a great influence and not only on the legal system…