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|1913 14 Oct
||Daniel Jenkyn, from England, makes a two-week trip through the Netherlands, the first time a Bahá'í journeyed to the country to teach the Faith. [SBR43–4]
||Daniel Jenkyn; travel teaching
|1919 17 Dec
||`Abdu'l-Bahá sent His Tablet to the Central Organization for a Durable Peace at the Hague' in response to a communication addressed to Him by the executive committee. [AB438; BBD1 15; GPB308]
- He defined the Bahá'í peace programme and covered a wide spectrum of peace-producing Baha’i social and spiritual teachings. [BW3:12]
- It was delivered in person by Ibn-i-Asdaq. [EB176]
- For the text of the Tablet see AB438-9.
|Haifa; Hague, The; Netherlands
||Abdul-Baha, Writings and talks of; Abdul-Baha, Life of; Lawh-i-Hague (Tablet to The Hague); Ibn-i-Asdaq (Mirza Ali-Muhammad); Peace; World peace (general); - Basic timeline, Expanded; Abdul-Baha, Basic timeline; Central Organization for a Durable Peace
||The first International Religious Congress for World Peace was held at The Hague. It was attended by Martha Root. [BW3:45]
||Hague, The; Netherlands
||Conferences, Peace; Martha Root; First conferences
||The formation of the Local Spiritual Assembly of Amsterdam, the first in the Netherlands.
||The first local spiritual assembly of the Netherlands is established in Amsterdam. [BW11p654]
||Gertrud Ankersmidt and Ursula von Brunn arrived in the Frisian Islands and were named Knights of Bahá’u’lláh. [BW13:452]
||Frisian Islands; Netherlands
||Knights of Bahaullah; Gertrud Ankersmidt; Ursula von Brunn
||The Regional Spiritual Assembly of the Benelux Countries is formed with its seat in Brussels, Belgium. [BW13:274]
- Its area of jurisdiction is Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
|Brussels; Belgium; Netherlands; Luxembourg; Benelux
||The National Spiritual Assembly of the Netherlands is formed. [BW13:283]
- For picture see BW13:279.
||The Bahá’í Association for Arts (BAFA) was formed with its base in the Netherlands.
||Bahai Association for Arts (BAFA); Bahai associations; Arts
|1988 14 – 17 Jul
||The Bahá’í Association for Arts (BAFA) holds its first arts festival at the Bahá’í conference centre De Poort, Netherlands. [BINS180:4]
||Bahai Association for Arts (BAFA); Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Arts; First conferences; De Poort
|1989 1 – 2 Jul
||The first European Bahá’í Women’s Conference is held at De Poort Conference Centre, the Netherlands. [BINS203:2]
||Groesbeek; Netherlands; Europe
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Women; Conferences, International; De Poort; First conferences
|1992 3 – 6 Feb
||The Association of Bahá'í Publishers and Distributors is established at a Bahá'í Publishers' Conference in Oakham, England, with its headquarters in the Netherlands. [BINS273:4-5; VV71]
||Oakham; United Kingdom; Netherlands
||Publishing Trusts; Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Other
||The first European Bahá'í Medical Conference is held in De Poort, Netherlands, attended by people from 26 countries. [BW93–4:104–5]
||Groesbeek; Netherlands; Europe
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Health; Conferences, International; First conferences; Health; De Poort
||The Bahá'í Health Association for Central and Eastern Europe and the European Bahá'í Dental Association are formed at the second Bahá'í Health Conference held at De Poort, Netherlands. [BW94–5:116]
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Health; Conferences, International; Health
|1995 Jun 8 – 11
||The first European Bahá'í Conference on Law and International Order is held at De Poort Conference Centre, Netherlands. [BINS345:4]
||Groesbeek; Netherlands; Europe
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, International; Conferences, Law; Laws; First conferences; De Poort
|1997 24-26 Oct
||The International Environment Forum was launched at the first International Bahá'í Environment Conference in de Poort, Netherlands, with participants from nine countries, who were joined electronically by people from 21 countries participating in the e-mail version of the conference.
- A BAHÁ'Í PERSPECTIVE ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT was presented by Michael Richards of the Overseas Development Institute in London.
- At the conference, the objectives, activities and structure of the Forum were agreed and statutes adopted, and a governing board of five people was elected.
- It is a Bahá'í-inspired non-governmental organization that links together Bahá'ís and others interested in the fields of environment and sustainable development. Development of the Forum has been encouraged and guided by the Bahá'í International Community, although it has no formal link with the Bahá'í administration.
||International Environment Forum; Bahai International Community; Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, International; First conferences; Environment; De Poort
|1998 6 - 8 Nov
||The 2nd International Conference of the Environment Forum was held in the Netherlands with wide electronic participation on the themes of sustainable consumption and the Earth Charter. The first theme of the conference, sustainable consumption, was introduced by a keynote address on "Sustainable Consumption and True Prosperity" by Arthur Dahl. [ iefworld.org/conf2.htm ]
||Arthur Dahl; Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Environment; Conferences, International; Environment; International Environment Forum
|2001 28 - 31 May
||Global Form on Fighting Corruption II was held in The Hague. [IAACA Web Site]
- The paper entitled Overcoming Corruption and Safeguarding Integrity in Public Institutions: A Baha’i Perspective was prepared by the Bahá’í World Centre at the request of the United States government and for use of the Bahá’í representative to the forum. [Text]
|Hague, The; Netherlands
||Corruption; Bahai International Community; BIC statements; Statements; Publications
|2003 25 Jul
||The passing of Elisabeth Charlotte (Lottie) Tobias while on her way home to Voorburg from a summer school held in De Poort. She was described by the National Spiritual Assembly as being the "mother" of the Netherlands Baha'i community. [BW03-04p238]
||First Bahais by country or area; Lottie Tobias
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- Bahá'í Teachings, Aspects of, by Universal House of Justice (1997). Authenticity of Statements; Mathnavi; Quranic quotations; Marriage Prayer; 'Sun' and 'Moon'; Hands of the Cause; Night of Power; Khatt-i-Badi; Sarcophagus for Baha'u'llah; International Baha'i Library Building; Lunar Calendar and Holy Days; Leiden; Kings. [about]
- Dear Co-worker: Messages from Shoghi Effendi to the Benelux countries, by Shoghi Effendi (2009). Messages from Shoghi Effendi to the Benelux countries (Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg). [about]
- Dutch Library Holdings (2000). Complete list of items relating to Babi or Baha'i studies housed in the three principle libraries in the Netherlands. [about]
- Excerpts from Bahá'í Magazine Star of the West (1910-1935), in Star of the West (2002). [about]
- Netherlands: History of the Baha'i Faith, by Will C. van den Hoonaard (1993). [about]
- Tablet to the Central Organization for a Durable Peace, The Hague, by Abdu'l-Bahá (1919). A letter written by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’ to the Central Organization for a Durable Peace, The Hague, December 17, 1919. Translators unknown. [about]
- Tablet to the Central Organization for a Durable Peace, The Hague, by Abdu'l-Bahá (2002). Updated, authorized translation of this tablet, described by Shoghi Effendi as of "far-reaching importance," was despatched to Executive Committee for a Durable Peace at The Hague by a special delegation. [about]
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