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woensdag 14 maart 2018

Joint statement on the occasion of International Women's Day 2018

Joint statement on the occasion of International Women's Day 2018
Equality between women and men is one of the fundamental values of the European Union enshrined in our treaties. Our Union is a pioneer in tackling gender-based discrimination and we can be proud of the progress achieved: Europe is one of the safest and most equal places for women in the world.
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Preventing floods through joint efforts
Trilogy on the triple helix of knowledge institutes - industry - government in action, part 3: knowledge institutes "We see more and more cooperation between China and the Netherlands, especially in agriculture and water", says mr. Min Xu, researcher and consultant on operational water management at Deltares. Sino-Dutch cooperation in these sectors is well-documented, with multiple visits and delegations every year.
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Gender Diplomacy in The Netherlands and Albania
On the occasion of International Women's Day 2018, ambassador Dewi van de Weerd was invited to hold a speech at the Albanian Ministry for European and Foreign Affairs.  It is a privilege for me to address this Women's Day event. I feel inspired by a discussion I had this morning in our embassy with new female first time parliamentarians. It is quite clear that with such a representation Albania sees women as political agents for change. My country, the Netherlands, strongly believes in the...
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Referendum Wet Veiligheidsdiensten
Beste Nederlanders in het buitenland, Op 21 maart 2018 vindt in Nederland een raadgevend referendum plaats over de nieuwe Wet op de inlichtingen- en veiligheidsdiensten (Wiv). Als Nederlander woonachtig in het buitenland kunt u ook deelnemen aan dit referendum. Om te stemmen heeft u zich geregistreerd als kiezer in het buitenland. U kunt uw stem uitbrengen middels een briefstembewijs. Het is ook mogelijk om iemand te machtigen om voor u te stemmen. Uw briefstem kunt u sturen naar het adres van...
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Making Chinese food policy more practical
Just providing sufficient food for its millions of people is not enough anymore for the Chinese government. In the past ten years, China faced numerous food scandals that make ensuring safe and high quality food a priority.
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