Speaker: His Excellency HENK VAN DER ZWAN,
Ambassador of The Kingdom of the Netherlands
Topic: “tour d’horizon” about the relations NL/Canada, impact Brexit,
75 years liberation and the future.
We are honoured to present His Excellency Henk Ary Christiaan van der Zwan. Born in Leeuwarden, Friesland, the Netherlands.
Henk van der Zwan joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1985 and was posted in Tunis (Tunisia) and in Brussels (Belgium) at the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers of the European Union, Director of the Department of Consular Affairs, Asylum and Migration at the Ministry in The Hague, Head of the United Nations Political Affairs Department, Directorate for Personnel and Management and as Head of the Private Office of the Permanent Undersecretary.
He then had the following assignments:
2002 - 2006 Principal Secretary to Her Majesty Queen Beatrix
2006 – 2010 Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Estonia
2010 - 2013 National Coordinator for International Positions
2013 - 2016 Inspector General of the Foreign Service
2016 - present Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Canada
TIME: 11:45 a.m. cash bar and registration.
12:15 p.m. luncheon followed by presentation
02.00 p.m. end of presentation
LOCATION: THE ALBANY CLUB Dining Room, 91 King Street East, Toronto, ON, M5C 1G3, Phone: (416) 364-5471.
PARKING: Metered parking is available around the Club, or park in the INDIGO parking garage on 35 Church Street, south of King Street, on the east side.
COST: $50.00 p.p. for NLC, CNPBA and Albany Club members, and $55.00 p.p for guests, payable at the door, cash or cheque. Or mail cheque, payable to Netherlands Luncheon Club to: NLC, Henny Groenendijk, 44 Bartlett Drive, Seguin, ON, P2A 2W8
MENU: Baked Onion and Fennel Bisque, Roasted Grain Fed Chicken breast, stuffed with spinach, basil & goat cheese, red wine jus, Maple Crème Caramel
RSVP BEFORE THURSDAY, THURSDAY OCTOBER 28, 2019
PLEASE E-MAIL: HENNYG@SYMPATICO.CA WITH NAMES AND NUMBER OF PEOPLE ATTENDING AND ANY FOOD ALLERGIES
Please advise us if you need to cancel, before November 11, 2019, no-shows will be charged the cost of the luncheon.