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Bread&Brains
25 June | ‘Turkey's vision on the conflict in Syria and Iraq' Turkish Ambassador H.E. Mr. Arslan

25 June | ‘Turkey’s vision on the conflict in Syria and Iraq’ Turkish Ambassador H.E. Mr. Arslan

During the last edition of our Bread&Brains, Turkish Ambassador in The Netherlands H.E. Mr. Sadık Arslan will elaborate on Turkey's perspective on the ongoing humanitarian crisis in it's boarder countries, Syria and Iraq.
18 June | ‘China’s Rise to Global Superpower’ Kathleen Ferrier

18 June | ‘China’s Rise to Global Superpower’ Kathleen Ferrier

For this BREAD&BRAINS Ferrier will discuss the rising power of China, is Europe and the rest of the world ready to deal with this?
22 April | 'Our World, our Dignity, our Future - European Year for Development 2015' Maria Silvia Gatta

22 April | ‘Our World, our Dignity, our Future – European Year for Development 2015’ Maria Silvia Gatta

During this BREAD&BRAINS Gatta discussed the role of the EU in the global arena and globalisation within Europe.
19 March | ‘Arab Women Resisting ISIS’ Elisabeth van der Steenhoven

19 March | ‘Arab Women Resisting ISIS’ Elisabeth van der Steenhoven

During our BREAD&BRAINS lunch meeting Elisabeth van der Steenhoven, director of WO=MEN, talked about what women human rights defenders in the Arab world undertake to resist ISIS.
19 February | 'Combatting Corruption, a Human Perspective' Sylvie Bleker - van Eyk

19 February | ‘Combatting Corruption, a Human Perspective’ Sylvie Bleker – van Eyk

Sylvie Bleker – van Eyck, Director at Deloitte Risk Services, has discussed the need to combat corruption as a humanitarian issue rather than just a legal one for our Bread&Brains lunch series.
15 January | 'Dealing with today's Global Cyber Threats' Ida Haisma

15 January | ‘Dealing with today’s Global Cyber Threats’ Ida Haisma

For our delicious Bread & Brains lunch meeting Ida Haisma, Executive director of the Hague Security Delta, discussed the security measures and innovations we must take to protect ourselves from digital threats.
20 November | 'Marshall Islands vs the Big Nuclear Nine' Phon van den Biesen

20 November | ‘Marshall Islands vs the Big Nuclear Nine’ Phon van den Biesen

As part of the delicious Bread & Brains series Phon van den Biesen, lawyer of the Marshall Islands in their Nuclear Disarmament Cases against nine nuclear-armed nations before the International Court of Justice in The Hague, discussed the strategy and consequences of this groundbreaking lawsuit.