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The 78th Leergang Buitenlandse Betrekkingen has officially opened

20 September 2023 - 09:00

Clingendael was honoured to welcome Thijs van der Plas, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to NATO in Brussels and LBB-alumnus himself for the opening of the 78th 'Leergang Buitenlandse Betrekkingen', our training programme on international relations.

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