Where are we situated ?.
In the field of information and communications technology the municipality of The Hague plays a leading role in Europe. It participates in the Telecities project, an association of more than 100 large and medium-sized cities. The association was set up by The Hague, Antwerp, Barcelona, Nice and Manchester, with The Hague playing a leading role and acting as chairman from 1996 to 1998.
It’s no coincidence that The Hague is home to a large number of (Dutch) multinationals and (inter)national bodies including, European office of SHELL, Amazon’s European Callcentre, headquarters of KPN, International court of Justice, Europol, OCPW, NATO C3 research Agency, European Patent office and the UN Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia have chosen to establish their presents in The Hague. The Hague is also the residence of the Royal family and the Dutch government including most embassies have their presence in The Hague.