UN Flag Parade

It is known that the Vredesloop Den Haag is an unique event. Also the course is special occasion. Following the course you will see several historical monuments and locations what makes this course a unique one.

In this Course Special we weekly highlight one of these locations which you will find out while running the course. Please find out the overview.

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10. UN Flag Parade 

Course

At which point?

On which side?

10 K

6,4 K

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In 2010 The Hague, in addition to other key United Nations cities, was granted its own, permanent flag parade consisting of 200 flags.

The Hague is home to the highest number of international organisations, such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court, in the Netherlands.

The flags are placed in two rows on the central reservation of Johan de Wittlaan and extend from Rooseveltplantsoen to Bel Air Hotel. Lights in the ground illuminate the flags when it is dark. The parade consists of the flags of the 192 Member States of the United Nations, the flag of The Hague and the flag of the United Nations.

In use

18 May 2010

Unveiled by

Alderman Frits Huffnagel and a group of international students.

Special information

UN Flag Parades are also located in, among other cities, New York, home to the headquarters of the United Nations, and Geneva.

PS: VN vlaggenparade

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