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For diplomats by diplomats

DIPLOMAT MAGAZINE, “For diplomats by diplomats” The first and only diplomatic magazine in the Kingdom of the Netherlands reaching Europe and the world from The Hague. Founded by members of the diplomatic corps on June 19th, 2013.

Diplomat Magazine is inspiring diplomats, civil servants and academics to contribute to a free flow of ideas through an extremely rich diplomatic life, full of exclusive events and cultural exchanges, as well as by exposing profound ideas and political debates in our printed and online editions.

Our staff is composed of volunteer contributing writers and staff; ambassadors, diplomats, dignitaries, members of Parliament, professors from recognized universities, international politic relations researchers, photographers and the like.

All rights reserved in this magazine. Our contributing writers are allowed to publish their inputs in other publications without our permission but shall indicate Diplomat Magazine’s link and reference.

Diplomat Magazine is a non-profit organization. KvK number 57857490 / ISSN 2468-3477

Mayelinne De La Lara

Meet our dedicated

Our Volunteer Contributors

First Head of Diplomatic Missions volunteer contributing writers, founders of Diplomat Magazine in June 2013, The Hague, The Netherlands.

H.E. Carlos Jose Arguello

Ambassador of Nicaragua, Dean of the Diplomatic corps.

H.E. James Lambert

Ambassador of Canada.

H.E. Martin Valentino

Ambassador of Malta

H.E. Roberto Canzadilla

Ambassador of Bolivia, vice-Dean of the Diplomatic corps.

H.E. Huynh Minh Chinh

Ambassador of Vietnam

Minister-Counselor Dr. Eugenio Matos Gomez


Charge d’affaires a.i. Dominican Republic Embassy

Meet our dedicated

All our members and contributors are volunteers

Dr. Mayelinne De Lara


Henri Estramant

Diplomatic Adviser

Guido Lanfranchi

Associate Editor


Kim Vernaar (Chief photographer)( www.kimvermaat.com)
Robert Huibert (www.roberthuibert.nl )
Hester Dijkstra (esterdijkstra.nl)
Marian van Noort
Roy Strik (https://fotografieroystrik.jimdofree.com/)
Naldo Peverelli (npev1259.myportfolio.com)
Chris Ronteltap

Roy Lie Atjam

Roy Lie Atjam

Eugene Matos

Associate Editor

Duke Michael of Mecklenburg

Associate Editor

Advertising Director

Jeroen Smits, Auke Media Creative

j.smits@aukesmits.nl Tel. +31 70 324 8025 Fax: +31 65 530 0341

Diplomat Magazine is a non for profit organization

All members of our staff are and have been volunteers since the launching of our magazine in June 2013 in The Hague. Unless they receive a written authorization from Diplomat Magazine, our volunteer staff (including diplomats) never R receive payments or reimbursements or salary for their inputs on DM. Volunteers, mentioned or not in our Colophon are bound to this condition and other guidelines from DM. We fully comply to protect the volunteer participation of diplomats according to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961. We also comply with standard regulations pertaining the volunteer participation of diplomats and the customary regulation of foreign ministries overseas, which allow the volunteer participation of diplomats in non-profit institutions like Diplomat Magazine. Any matter related to the participation of diplomats as volunteers or other individuals willing to join Diplomat Magazine, should be addressed to our Publisher Assistants at: diplomatmagazinenl@gmail.com

The opinions emitted by our contributing writers are not necessarily those expressed by other volunteer staff or Diplomat Magazine itself. Each volunteer staff is responsible for his/her own article/picture/image in the magazine. Pictures, images and articles written by our volunteer staff remains the property of Diplomat Magazine. The latter can use it for further publications in our Online or printed version without permission to the volunteer writer or photographer.

Pictures submitted to Diplomat Magazine will remain the property of Diplomat Magazine as an act of donation and can be used for Diplomat Magazine publications, Online or printed versions or our social media accounts. When Diplomat Magazine receives these materials from a volunteer or any third party, it is understood that is a donation for publication to Stichting Diplomat Magazine. Our volunteers ARE NOT allowed to sign contracts or engage Stichting Diplomat Magazine, directly or indirectly, without the written authorization of its legal administrators.

Diplomat Magazine can also delete any article from our Web site without previous advice and without prejudice. Diplomat Magazine can delete from our colophon the name of any of our contributing writer or volunteer without previous advice and without prejudice. Our photographers’ copyrights are fully transmitted in donation for the use of Stichting Diplomat Magazine.

Our volunteers are not allowed to sign contracts on behalf of DM or legally represent or engage DM in obligations with third parties, unless they have a written authorization from DM’s legal administrators. All emails, messages, documents and internal issues in DM are strictly confidential All rights reserved.