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1 Press Release: Amsterdam and San Francisco: Two Smart Cities Join Forces

The mayor of Amsterdam, Mr. Eberhard van der Laan will visit San Francisco from April 7 to April 9. During this time, the mayor will work to strengthen ties between the two cities.

2 Press Release: the Next Phase in the Evolution of Robotics

(San Francisco, CA) — The days of robotic friends and humanoid caregivers may be closer than you think. For many decades robots have been used to perform a range of roles and duties largely scoped within industrial manufacturing.

3 Countries Take Major Step Toward a Safer World at Nuclear Security Summit

The world is becoming a safer place. During the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS 2014) in The Hague, 58 world leaders made concrete agreements to prevent terrorists getting their hands on nuclear material that could be used to make a nuclear weapon. This will further reduce the threat of a nuclear attack.

4 Two-thirds of NSS Countries Agree at Summit to Enact Nuclear Security Laws

Teams of international experts will evaluate the effectiveness of individual countries’ nuclear security measures, and international guidelines on the protection of nuclear materials will be translated into national legislation. Thirty-five countries pledged at the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS2014) in The Hague to participate in this initiative.

5 Prime Minister Mark Rutte: ‘Satisfied with first day of NSS’

Speaking after the first day of the Nuclear Security Summit, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said: "It was a good first day. As chairman of this NSS I’m very satisfied. This is only the halfway point, but I’m convinced we’ll be able to continue in the same excellent atmosphere tomorrow."

6 Prime Minister Rutte, President Obama Discuss Shared History, Future Vision

Prime Minister Mark Rutte met President Barack Obama at the Rijksmuseum earlier today, just hours before the beginning of the Nuclear Security Summit.

7 Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on NSS 2014: ‘Making the world a bit safer’

With just hours to go before the Nuclear Security Summit begins in The Hague, Prime Minister Mark Rutte is looking forward to a successful event. The Netherlands, he says, is ready for the start of the largest summit ever held here.

8 Q&A on President Obama’s Visit to the Hague for the Nuclear Security Summit

Government leaders from 53 countries will meet in the Hague March 24-25 for the Nuclear Security Summit to discuss the next steps in securing nuclear material around the world.

9 Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust

The Consulate General of The Netherlands in San Francisco and the Netherlands – America Foundation cordially invite you to an engaging presentation by San Francisco Bay Area speaker and author Marty Brounstein on his book Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust.

10 Next Wave of Dutch Innovation to Be Displayed at Annual Cleantech Forum

The Netherlands is a proud sponsor of the San Francisco Cleantech Forum, an annual gathering of the global cleantech innovation community for development programs and networking.