March 19-24th, USCBS President Corine Wegener traveled to The Netherlands to attend a working group meeting of selected representatives of the Association of National Committees of the Blue Shield (ANCBS) in The Hague. At the invitation of the Netherlands Blue Shield and sponsored by Netherlands UNESCO and the U.S. Embassy in The Hague, Wegener gave a series of lectures at universities and cultural institutions, including the National Archives and the U.S. Embassy in The Hague, Leiden University, Reinwardt Academie in Amsterdam, and the Library at Utrecht University. Several Dutch Civil Military reserve officers responsible for cultural property protection attended these lectures. On March 23rd the ANCBS working group met at the offices of The Netherlands UNESCO. When the proceedings from this meeting are published they will be included on this website.