Stijn Ettes was born in the Dutch city of Hoorn, but has been living in Amsterdam for the last six years. While there, he studied history and the history of international relations at the University of Amsterdam. During his MA, Stijn was a board member of the Dutch United Nations Student Association. Currently, he is a member of the departmental board of the Labor Party in Amsterdam West. In his spare time, Stijn enjoys watching football, running and reading. He is also working on a novel in which he wants to give an insight on the different cultures in the Netherlands.
Updated May 2020
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A Little Background Story of the Colorful Inhabitants of the Netherlands
Since the 17th century, the world has significantly diversified with the acceleration of globalization. With this new era of evolution, mass movements have brought great cultural, racial and ethnic diversity within our communities. Indeed, while diversity reigns over our populations, social inclusion has, on its end, made slower progress. For Senior Fellow Stijn Ettes, the aim of his Action Project has been to educate younger generations on acceptance and equality.
Humanity in Action The Netherlands Announces the 2020 Dutch Fellows Cohort
From a competitive pool of applicants, 16 Fellows from the Netherlands were selected to join the 2020 Humanity in Action Fellows cohort.