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Prince Claus Fund happy with 10th year support Postcode Lottery

10.2.2011 Prince Claus Fund happy with 10th year support Postcode Lottery

The Dutch Postcode Lottery this year divides a record amount of 270 million Euros between their  83 beneficiates. The largest charity lottery in the Netherlands announced this on Wednesday, February 9, during its annual Gala in Museum Singer Laren. Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima of the Netherlands was present as a special guest at the Gala and she addressed the present charity ...

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Christa Meindersma new Director of the Prince Claus Fund

7.2.2011 Christa Meindersma new Director of the Prince Claus Fund

The Prince Claus Fund for Culture & Development welcomes Christa Meindersma as its new director starting 14 February 2011. She is taking over the position from Els van der Plas, who has been director since 1997. An international lawyer, Christa Meindersma (1962) most recently held the position of Deputy Director at the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS). She has extensive experience...

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Prince Claus Fund extends network with two new partners

25.1.2011 Prince Claus Fund extends network with two new partners

The Prince Claus Fund is extending its network through intensive co-operation with Museo de Antioquia from Colombia and Nepal’s Southasia Trust. Both organisations play an important role in regions torn apart by violence. Through their inclusion in the Prince Claus Fund’s Network Partnership Program, they will each receive € 180,000 over a period of three years, which is to be used...

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The Prince Claus Fund Rescues Important Archives in Haiti

12.1.2011 The Prince Claus Fund Rescues Important Archives in Haiti

Haiti’s massive earthquake of 12 January 2010 resulted in a humanitarian disaster that left much of the island in ruins. It greatly damaged the country’s cultural heritage while important and fragile archives vanished beneath the rubble. The Prince Claus Fund’s Cultural Emergency Response Program assessed the damage immediately after the earthquake. Along with a number of partner...

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Prince Friso presents Principal Prince Claus Award to Barzakh Editions

18.12.2010 Prince Friso presents Principal Prince Claus Award to Barzakh Editions

On 17 December the Algerian publisher Barzakh Editions received the Principal Prince Claus Award from HRH Prince Friso. The Awards Ceremony took place at th Royal Palace in Amsterdam. The ceremony was attended among others by HM Queen Beatrix, the Prince of Orange, Princess Máxima, Prince Constantijn and Ben Knapen, the Minister of European Affairs and International Cooperation. In his...

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