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Madeleine Albright Event to Kick off 25th Anniversary e-Book for the John Adams Institute, Produced in Partnership with Wolters Kluwer

ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, THE NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 11/26/12 -- Wolters Kluwer has partnered with the John Adams Institute to offer its expertise in software solutions and information-enabled tools in support of the Amsterdam-based cultural institution. The e-book is being announced tonight at an event featuring former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. It commemorates the 25(th) year anniversary of the John Adams Institute, and is a collection of excerpts, short stories, and video clips from 25 prominent authors and public figures who have spoken at John Adams Institute events.

Authors include Madeleine Albright, Nobel and Pulizer Prize winner Toni Morrison, authors Jonathan Franzen and Susan Sontag, and American civil rights activist Jesse Jackson, among others. The special digital edition will be given as a gift to supporters of the John Adams Institute.

"The John Adams Institute has brought hundreds of prominent American speakers to the Netherlands to present their work to Dutch audiences, including some of the major figures of our time. The e-book celebrating our 25th anniversary brings together works by many of these figures, both in text and in video form. We wanted to use new technology to celebrate the past, and Wolters Kluwer, with its vast expertise, helped us to achieve our goal," shared Russell Shorto, director of the John Adams Institute.

The John Adams Institute was established in 1987 as an independent institution to promote cultural exchange between the United States of America and the Netherlands. Wolters Kluwer has been a corporate sponsor of this organization since 2005 as a part of its drive to support local organizations and promote sustainable growth by providing high-quality information-enabled tools and software solutions that improve the quality of work and the quality of life for the communities where it does business.

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer is a market-leading global information services company. Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer's leading information-enabled tools and software solutions to manage their business efficiently, deliver results to their clients, and succeed in an ever more dynamic world.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2011 annual revenues of EUR3.4 billion. The group employs over 18,500 people worldwide and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam (symbol: WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

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