“A ‘hot spot’ in the international city of The Hague”

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The Bread and Brains Lunch Series is an initiative to create an informal meeting place for representatives of (international) organisations, NGOs, knowledge institutes, government and others to connect and discuss topical issues in the  field of international cooperation and development. Prominent speakers from and working in the Netherlands are invited to share their views, while visitors enjoy an organic lunch and engage in a lively debate on pressing issues in the field of international cooperation, development, and peace and justice.

Make the most of your lunch break and join our monthly debates with great speakers discussing relevant topics.



Location Humanity House, Prinsegracht 8, The Hague
Time 12:30-13:30 (doors open at 12:00)
Admission €10,- (includes organic lunch)
Register at aanmelden@humanityhouse.org






19 September 2013: Jan Pronk Output:
Professor Emeritus at the Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
Lecture: ‘The future of international and development cooperation’
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20 October 2013: Eduard Nazarski Output:
Director of Amnesty International Netherlands
Lecture: ‘Human rights in Russia’
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14 November 2013: Rob Wainwright Output:
Director of Europol
Lecture: ‘Challenges in Policing a Globalised World’
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19 December 2013: Willem Post Output:
US Specialist (i.a. Clingendael)
Lecture: ‘The Magic of New York: Lessons for The Hague’
 20 February 2014: Martin Wyss Output:
Chief of Mission at International Organization for Migration Netherlands
Lecture: ‘Migration and development’
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20 March 2014: Peter Sawczak Output:
Head of Government Relations and Political Affairs at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
Lecture: The removal of chemical weapons from Syria
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 17 April 2014 Caroline Figuères Output:
Managing Director of the International institute for Communication and Development (IICD)
Lecture: ICT can change a way of living
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15 May 2014: Judge Julia Sebutinde Output:
Jurist and member of the International Court of Justice (ICJ)
Lecture: Peace and Justice; two inseperable concept 
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19 June 2014 Janet Mensink Output:
Council Member for the Better Cotton Initiative and Coordinator Cotton, Textile and Gold for Solidaridad Network
Lecture: Controversies and Opportunities in the Garment Industry
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