Museon

The Museon is free to visit during the Hague International Open Day! Here you can visit one of the exhibitions such as One Planet (about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the UN) or National Geographic – Great Landscapes.

For more information, visit http://www.museon.nl.

This year, a varied program has been drawn up for you to take part free of charge. Please note that you have to register for certain parts in advance!

World Class The Hague with Steven Wilson, head of Europol’s European Cybercrime Center

11.30 hrs Walk in and registration with coffee / tea
12.00 hrs World Class lecture and then a Q & A session
13.00 hrs End lecture

The World Class The Hague is a lecture series for (international) students in The Hague. You can also attend the lecture especially for the Hague International Open Day. Steven Wilson will talk more about Europol’s work in the field of cybercrime and how it protects citizens, businesses and governments in the EU. The lecture will be held in English. Register via martin.born@denhaag.nl. Note: there are only 250 places available.

Re-launch The Hague Just Peace app

13.00 hrs Re-launch by Deputy-Mayor Saskia Bruines

In 2014, the Museon developed an app with the support from the Municipality of The Hague in which you can find everything in the field of Peace & Justice. You can also use this app to make various tours through the International Zone in The Hague. The app has been updated and provided with new content and the relaunch will take place during the Hague International Open Day. The Just Peace app can be found in the Play Store and the App Store.

Guided tours through the International Zone (fully booked)

13.30 hrs Departure Dutch guided tour (25 people max.)
14.30 hrs Departure English-speaking guided tour (25 people max.)
15.30 hrs Departure English-speaking guided tour (25 people max.)

In the International Zone there are a number of famous international organizations, such as Europol, the OPCW and the Peace Palace. But this place was once a true war zone. During the tour you will learn about the history and the future of the zone and the organizations that stand there.

Informal debate about the United Nations

14.00 hrs Debate in the International Lounge of the Museon

In 2020, the United Nations will be 75 years old. What does the future of the UN look like? Dr. Alanna O’Malley (special chair of United Nations Studies at Leiden University and The Haagse University) devised a number of theses on which students will debate with each other in an informal setting. You can listen in and even join if you want.

UN vehicles and Peace Fries

In the front garden of the Museon, different army vehicles from the UN will be placed. You can also enjoy a French fries here with a special Peace-theme, the so called “Patatje Vrede”.