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Archive for February 2016

Top -5’s: to be in the top of any of the globally comparative lists seems to be a (well hidden) objective of the Dutch. We might be known as to […]

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Humor (and politics)

Robert Schuddeboom,
24 Feb 2016

Jokes, humor and satire: essential in order to cope with life. How would Soviet citizens for example have survived their darkest years without great satire? Humor relieves tension, jokes can […]

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Mensenrechten in de bergen

Jurgen van Merveinne,
22 Feb 2016

Naar aanleiding van de Dag van de Mensenrechten organiseert de ambassade jaarlijks een Albanees Movies that Matter Filmfestival, een kleine dependance van het Haagse film- en debatfestival. In Albanië leidden […]

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Kapalıçarşı/The Grand Bazaar of Istanbul

Robert Schuddeboom,
17 Feb 2016

Almost 100 mln visitors per year and a rent of 3,500 usd per month per m2: this truly is Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, in Turkey known as Kapalıçarşı, the oldest shopping centre […]

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Sustainable Development Goals, the post 2015 development agenda, involvement of companies, John Ruggie, UN and where Turkey and The Netherlands team up. Why does a person have a job, why […]

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