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Presidential Note

Goedemorgen zonnestraaltjes, goodmorning sunshines, Welcome to another presidential note. These are weird times. With the summer just having started, it may not feel like summer. While it is quite warm outside and the sun is shining until the evening, there are no barbeques on the O&O square, no vacations to far-off countries and no epic end of the year activities. In this presidential note I will give you some ideas for fun things to do in your off time. ...

#Presidential Note #Scintilla

Presidential Note

Goedemorgen Zonnestraaltjes, Good morning Sunrays, Welcome to another presidential note. Normally I would bring up a weird topic or an interesting story to entertain you. This time, in light of recent events, will be a little different. I am not a medical expert so I cannot give you any advice about this, however I have more experience in organising events and entertaining people. Therefore, I can suggest some ideas in this sense. ...

#Recognition #Scintilla #Party

50 years of Royal Recognition

After the introduction of a reformed Dutch constitution, many things in the Netherlands changed. The citizens got more freedom: of speech, religion, etc. This also meant that there was more liberty in creating groups of like-minded people. That is why, in 1855, a new law was passed that allowed associations (vereenigingen) to be set up freely. The government need not get notified of the foundation of new associations, unless the association wanted to become a legal person on its own, removing duties and responsibilities from the (board) members. ...

#Presidential Note #Scintilla

Presidential Note

Goedemorgen Zonnestraaltjes, Good morning Sunrays, Firstly, I would like to wish all of you a happy new year! I hope you had a great ending of this decade and are ready for the new one. In this new decade it is time for another presidential note. The start of a new year is usually not easy. You probably did not have a lot of sleep after a fun ending of the year and may have a little too many drinks last night to have a fresh start of the year. ...