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Destination report The Hague 2017-01-10T16:46:14+00:00


As the second UN city in the world, The Hague is the international city of peace and justice, a place where leaders meet every day to tackle global challenges regarding peace and justice and other major topics such as security, energy and ICT & Telecom. The Hague is a centre for people who are continuously facing leadership in all its consequences.

Upstream companies and R&D institutes

The Hague comprises part of the Rotterdam-The Hague metropolitan region. This region plays host to Europe’s largest port, three universities and many innovative companies, including those based at the world-renowned Greenport,

City beside the sea

In the Netherlands The Hague is known for more unique qualities. It is the only city in our country beside the sea. You can soak up culture in the historical city

The Hague Security Delta

The Hague Security Delta (HSD) is the largest security cluster in Europe that focuses on National Security, Cyber Security, Critical Infrastructure, Urban Security, Forensics and Education. The international reputation of HSD


Prof. Dr. Gerard Wagemaker | Haematology Department of Erasmus MC Rotterdam

‘That level of involvement was a first for the international congress organiser’


Prof. Dr. Gerard Wagemaker is affiliated with the Haematology Department of Erasmus MC in Rotterdam. As President of the Netherlands Society of Gene and Cell Therapy, he was closely involved in the organisation of the 22nd European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ESGCT), in October 2014 at the World Forum in The Hague. The conference, which is held each year in a different European city, brought 850 specialists in the field of gene and cell therapy to The Hague.

June 5th, 2015|Tags: |

Douwe H. Kiestra | Vice president of the International Federation of Hospital Engineering (IFHE)

‘Sharing knowledge for better healthcare worldwide’


Douwe H. Kiestra is chairman of the Dutch Association for Technical Professionals in the Healthcare Sector (NVTG) and vice president of the International Federation of Hospital Engineering (IFHE). In April 2016, the 24th World IFHE Congress will take place in the World Forum in The Hague. Between 800 and 1,000 visitors from over 50 countries are expected to attend. The biennial conference is aimed at all those who are responsible for technology and/or property in the healthcare sector.

June 4th, 2015|Tags: |


World Forum wins the Conference Award

World Forum has won the Conference Award of The Hague for the hosting of the Future Force Conference 2017. The prize was awarded on 11 September by Alderman Karsten Klein during a celebratory event held at the Fokker Terminal.

Other prize winners include Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, with the Leisure Award for its Mondrian year, and Jacobs, the publicly traded international technical service provider, with the Business Award for establishing its European headquarters – with a thousand employees representing forty-three nationalities – in January 2017 in the seat of the Dutch government.

Economic spin-off

The three awards, given for the first time this year,

September 15th, 2017|Tags: , |

29th Alzheimer Europe Conference to be held in The Hague October 2019

Alzheimer Europe announces the 29th Alzheimer Europe Conference “Making valuable connections” will come to The Hague on 22-25 October 2019. The event will take place at The Hague’s recently renovated and state-of-the-art venue, the World Forum. More than 700 participants are expected to attend the conference which will be held in The Hague for the first time.

Importance of networking

“The importance of networking and of collaboration in all areas related to Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia will be a real focus of our conference, and we are confident that The Hague, as a truly international congress

September 4th, 2017|Tags: , , |
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