Open Dag ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken


Heb jij altijd al een keer binnen willen kijken bij het Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken? In welke functie kun je als bestuurskunde-/Latijns-Amerika-/politicologiestudent binnen dit ministerie terecht komen? Hoe ziet een werkdag eruit en hoe gaat het werk er eigenlijk echt aan toe? Grijp nu je kans en schrijf je in voor het bezoek aan het Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken.

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Invitation to symposium on May 26th: Watch Our Schools




During the past 10 years schools and universities have been used for military purposes in at least 34 countries in the world, often in situations of armed conflict. Occupying a school can turn it into a legitimate military target, and usually makes the safe continuation of education for children impossible. The right to education means little if students cannot safely attend school, but that is the reality for many children living in conflict zones worldwide.

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Opportunity for Students: Young Diplomats Forum 2016- London and Zagreb

The 6th and 7th Edition of the Young Diplomats Forum will take place in London (July) and Zagreb (September) this year. Young Diplomats Forum is a global gathering of aspiring and young diplomats below the age of 35. Previous editions took place in Turkey, Mexico, Greece and the United Kingdom. Past participants came from more than 150 countries. Continue reading

HOPweek is looking for volunteers for the very first introduction week in The Hague!

Would you like to be part of the first ever introduction week of Leiden University in The Hague? Are you excited to meet lots of new people and have a fantastic week? Can you not wait to tell all the new first years about your experiences in The Hague? Are you a very good bartender or are you a top chef? Do you prefer to be behind a camera or do you drive a van like a boss? Then we are looking for you to become a guide or a crew member! You can register by using the following links: guides or crew.

If you have any questions, you can contact Commissioner Volunteers Charlotte Boelens at or (+31)70-8009981.

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There will also be an opportunity for drinks on Thursday May 19th in ROOTZ, starting at 17:00 and lasting until 20:00. This is organised in collaboration with the student associations of the study-programs in The Hague. Current students of Leiden University who are studying in The Hague are invited to toast on the expansion of college life in The Hague. Here, the attendees can also enroll as volunteers for HOPweek.

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EURAD launches short film competition in the Netherlands (extended until May 10th 2016!)

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EURAD welcomes applications for their film competition, the competition is open to students aged 15-25 from The Netherlands! Winners in the final round will receive €5000 (First Prize), €3000 (Second Prize) and €2000 (Third Prize) at the international award ceremony which takes place in Istanbul on 10th June 2016.

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VPRO Tegenlicht SMART CITIES, Meet Up The Hague

May 12th, 2016 – 19.30 – Stichting Het Nutshuis, Den Haag

This is a free event organized by VPRO Tegenlicht on smart cities. The evening will address questions around What is a Smart City? How can we contribute to make our cities smarter and more sustainable? Dr. Sarah Giest from the Institute of Public Administration  will act as a panel member during this event together with Robin Doorsman (ICT Manager, Lelie Care Group, Rotterdam) and Erik Schotte (Architect and Partner, LIAG, The Hague).

Additional information and registration.

The WSF Team is looking forward to meeting you on the 12th.