Prof. dr. Antoine Cleef decorated with the Colombian Orden de San Carlos

10 August 2006

Prof. dr. Antoine Cleef was awarded the Colombian Orden de San Carlos in recognition of decades of outstanding scientific research in Colombia, and for his intense dedication to the advancement of science and education in that country.

In recognition of decades of outstanding scientific research in Colombia, and for his intense dedication to the advancement of science and education in that country, our colleague Prof. dr. Antoine Cleef was awarded the Colombian Orden de San Carlos. Antoine received the medal from the hands of His Excellency Guillermo Fernández de Soto, the Ambassador of Colombia, during an impressive ceremony on 20 July during the Celebration of the Colombian National Day at the Escher Museum in het Paleis in The Hague. The significance of the event was underlined by the presence of many high ranking officials and diplomats, including the Dutch Minister of Development Cooperation.

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