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Wed 6 Sep
Lamp in gras

The green battle: the Netherlands on the road to sustainability

You would expect sustainability to be a high priority for a small, over-crowded country like ours. What can our government do to make the Netherlands more sustainable? A debate led by Max van Weezel.

 

Mon 18 Sep
Groepsfoto

Politics Café: Pimp de Troonrede 2017

This year Pimp the Troonrede takes place again! A writingcontest for everyone who has a plan for the Netherlands. Enter, and perhaps you will win a VIP-tour through the Dutch parliament.

 

Wed 4 Oct
European Council

Election­year 2017: out with the old, in with the new?

After the Dutch, French and British elections, in October the German elections will have passed as well. A debate with Mathieu Segers, Michèle de Waard and Tom de Bruijn, led by Max van Weezel.

 

Fri 15 Sep
Logo Prinsjesfestival

Europe Lecture: United in Diversity

Polarisation is increasing in 2017. Is diversity perhaps not such a binding factor in the European Union? A lecture with Caroline de Gruyter and Paul Scheffer.

 

Debate in Nieuwspoort

But what are the effects of the early elections on the brexit? How do they influence the already tough article 50 procedure? And what happens if May is not re-elected?

 

Wed 4 Oct
European Council

Election­year 2017: out with the old, in with the new?

After the Dutch, French and British elections, in October the German elections will have passed as well. A debate with Mathieu Segers, Michèle de Waard and Tom de Bruijn, led by Max van Weezel.

 

Tue 10 Oct
Tafel met flyers

Politics Café

Scientists, journalists and politicians gather to informally speak about world affairs and the latest news. During this event - named Politics Café - the public is free to participate in the discussions while enjoying a beverage.

 

Wed 1 Nov
Het publiek luistert aandachtig

Debate in Nieuwspoort

Scientists, politicians and journalists discuss current and sometimes controversial topics. A debate led by Max van Weezel.

 

Tue 14 Nov
Tafel met flyers

Politics Café

Scientists, journalists and politicians gather to informally speak about world affairs and the latest news. During this event - named Politics Café - the public is free to participate in the discussions while enjoying a beverage.

 

Fri 23 Mar 2018
Grondwetdag 2015 ProDemos 65

Constitution Day high school students

On the annual Constitution Day high school students debate on a topic from the Constitution. This year the role and place of the Council of State is the topic. (in Dutch).