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1 Lesson package 'The Dutch Challenge' wins Silver Screen Award

The film "The Dutch Challenge", part of a lesson package for 9 to 14 year olds, has won a Silver Screen Award at the 49th US International Film & Video Festival.

2 Looking back on rebuilding New Orleans after Katrina

August 29th marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina made landfall in New Orleans. In the wake of the hurricane, US and Dutch planners started a process of rebuilding the city.

3 Addressing Resilience through the Dutch Dialogues

Dale Morris, Senior Economist at the Royal Netherlands Embassy and David Waggoner, President of Waggoner and Ball Architects, recently discussed with the American Planning Association the impact of the Dutch Dialogues workshops in New Orleans’ resiliency efforts. Listen to their conversation here.

4 Collaboration Targets Alzheimer's Disease to Promote Healthy Aging

(Washington, D.C.) — The Royal Netherlands Embassy will hold a reception tonight to foster international collaboration among medical researchers looking into the causes of and treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

5 Chicago Consulate, Three Honorary Consulates to Stop Issuing Passports and Visas

The Dutch government will stop issuing passports and visas at the Consulate General in Chicago, as well as the Honorary Consulates in Atlanta, Boston, and Los Angeles, on October 1, 2015.

6 Dutch Officials Commemorate 70-Year Anniversary of O-19 Sub Rescue

Hundreds of Dutch and American guests came together in Cleveland on Saturday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the only international submarine-to-submarine rescue to ever take place.

7 Dutch, Wisconsin Workshop to Target Recovering Resources from Effluent

The Netherlands Office for Science and Technology, the Consulate General in Chicago, and the Institute for Water Business at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater are organizing a workshop on June 25 focusing on ways to recover resources from wastewater and cheese production effluent.

8 Team Forward of BersonUV wins first Wetskills Water Challenge in USA

(Milwaukee, Wisconsin) — Team Forward is the winner of the Wetskills Water Challenge. The edition in Milwaukee was held for the first time in the United States and the second time in North America. The teams presented their results during the Milwaukee Water Summit 2015 on June 23.

9 USS Cod Memorial to Re-enact Historic 1945 Rescue of Dutch Submarine

On July 11, the USS Cod Memorial in Cleveland will re-enact the 1945 rescue of the crew of the Dutch submarine O-19 by the USS Cod in the South Pacific.

10 WASUB 5 Wins 2015 International Submarine Races

WASUB 5 of Delft University of Technology clocked a speed of 7.42 knots today to break the current submarine speed record and to win the 2015 International Submarine Races (ISR) held at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Bethesda, Md.