maandag 18 maart 2019

Europees Parlement-verkiezingen van 23 mei 2019

Europees Parlement-verkiezingen van 23 mei 2019
Beste Nederlanders! Op 23 mei 2019 kunt u als kiezer buiten Nederland weer stemmen. U brengt uw stem uit tijdens de verkiezingen voor de leden van het Europees Parlement. U stemt met een briefstembewijs of een kiezerspas. U kunt ook iemand machtigen om voor u te stemmen. Om te kunnen stemmen, moet u zich registeren als kiezer buiten Nederland. Wilt u stemmen voor de verkiezing van het Europees PArlement op 23 mei 2019? Registreer u dan uiterlijk op 11 april 2019 via onderstaande link. U hoeft...
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'The more women we have in peacekeeping operations, the better the results'
Jean-Pierre Lacroix is Under-Secretary-General for UN Peace Operations. Since the beginning of his mandate in 2017 he is dedicated to improving peacekeeping missions. The implementation of the Action for Peacekeeping initiative, an initiative which aims for more commitment and engagement of UN member states, is among his key priorities.
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Het registreren voor de verkiezing van het Europees Parlement
Beste Nederlanders! Op 23 mei 2019 kunt u als kiezer buiten Nederland weer stemmen. U brengt uw stem uit tijdens de verkiezingen voor de leden van het Europees Parlement. U stemt met een briefstembewijs of een kiezerspas. U kunt ook iemand machtigen om voor u te stemmen. Om te kunnen stemmen, moet u zich registeren als kiezer buiten Nederland. Wilt u stemmen voor de verkiezing van het Europees Parlement op 23 mei 2019? Registreer u dan uiterlijk op 11 april 2019 via onderstaande link. U hoeft...
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Horticulture as catalyst for green cities
What does the green city of the future look like? It's an upcoming theme in cities worldwide, says Dutch landscape architect Niek Roozen: "The Green City is a concept which is coming up everywhere, whether we're discussing the green structure of new districts in Shenyang, the upcoming Horti Expo in Beijing or the Floriade 2022 which will be hosted in Almere. It's clear that countries are investing more energy in making their cities greener."
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Scholarships open to Filipinos under the Orange Knowledge Program
Are you a Filipino professional interested in taking short courses, master's or doctoral programs taught in English? Or are you part of an organization that could benefit from a tailor-made training course must be carried out by a Dutch training provider? If so, you may want to consider the Orange Knowledge Program, a € 100 million global development program, funded by the Dutch government. It was kicked off mid-2017 for a period of 5 years and involves around 50 countries. In the...
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Important information for people entitled to an AOW pension
Your Dutch old age pension (AOW): what you need to know If you have lived or worked in the Netherlands at some time in the past, you will probably be entitled to a Dutch old age pension (AOW) upon reaching retirement age. Even if you move to another country, you will still be entitled to a pension. A recent change in Dutch law, however, has led to a gradual rise in the AOW pension age. This will continue to rise in the years ahead. This means that you may start receiving your AOW pension...
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MATRA 2019 OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS
MATRA stands for maatschappelijke transformatie, meaning 'social transformation'. It is part of the Netherlands Fund for Regional Partnerships (NFRP) that supports current and potential EU candidate countries and the countries of the Eastern Partnership in their attempts to fulfil conditions required by the EU accession processes (e.g. Copenhagen Criteria and/or Association Agreements with EU). The partnership supplements the European Commission's efforts and aims to help countries on the...
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Consular department closed 14 & 17 April 2019
The consular department of the Netherlands embassy in Cairo will be closed for public on 14 and 17 April 2019.
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Vacancy General and Financial Affairs Officer Tirana
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Albania is recruiting a general and financial affairs officer.
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Register Now! Mini Trade Mission Makassar
Register Now! Mini Trade Mission Makassar – 23 and 24 April 2019 Deadline Friday 8 March 2019 The Netherlands Embassy in Indonesia offers Dutch companies from all sectors the opportunity to join on a mini trade mission to Makassar in South Sulawesi. South Sulawesi has enjoyed an average growth of 7% over the past 10 years, with capital city Makassar claiming to be the main gateway to Eastern Indonesia. The province offers interesting perspectives in a variety of sectors, for example; ...
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Embassy Zagreb closed on 15th March 2019
Please note that the Embassy in Zagreb will be closed on 15th March 2019. In case of emergency, please call +31 247-247-247.
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MajiWater Storage Tank Competition
Make every drop of water count! Enter the MAJIWater / Kingdom of the Netherlands StorageTank competition now. Are you a non-governmental organization, community based organization, farmers cooperatives or Public Institution and in need of a place to store water? The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kenya is teaming up with MAJI Water Storage ltd. to provide you with a chance to win a high-quality water storage tank. In this competition, you can win a steel water storage tank of...
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South Africa and the Netherlands continue their cooperation in the water sector
The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) in conjunction with Netherlands Embassy will be hosting a roundtable discussion in support of the Blue Deal South Africa Initiative: Clean and sufficient water for all under the theme: Tackling water challenges through bilateral partnerships. The roundtable discussion takes place on 27 February 2019 in Pretoria.
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Vacancy Senior Political Officer
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Sarajevo is looking for a local Senior Political Officer for 20 hours per week. (A fixed-term contract will be offered for one year, which may be renewed in 2020)
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Calls for Orange Knowledge Programme Applications in Uganda: Masters, Short Courses and the Joint Tailor-Made Training (TMT)
Applications are now open for the the Orange Knowledge Programme for Masters, Short Courses and Joint-TMT applications! Scholarships are intended for participants living and working in Uganda.
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Temporary relocation consular department consulate-general Cape Town
The consular department of the consulate-general in Cape Town is being renovated. Between 5 March and 2 April 2019, the consulate department will be temporarily located at another address.
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Young Professionals Event V
On 11 April, the fifth edition of our Young Professionals Events will take place! This time we'll discuss one of the hottest topics facing professional organisations today: diversity and inclusion.
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Think equal, build smart and innovate for change
Shouldn't women be in charge of their own lives? Back in the 1960's feminist movements challenged the status quo. In China, activist Jiang Bingzhi started questioning the gender balance in marriage. Meanwhile, the feminist movement Mad Mina (Dolle Mina) was founded in the Netherlands. Through playful protests they challenged the traditional gender-divide, demanding equal wages, legal abortion and an equal societal status. From burning corsets to sharing flyers with brides to warn them for their...
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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2019
In Bangladesh we celebrate a future for women and girls to play an active role in building inclusive systems for more gender equality. Laws and policies need to be implemented to advance women's economic participation in Bangladesh. Child marriage is a major obstacle for women to become productive and contribute to the country's economic growth. Collective action and shared responsibility is key to reach a gender-balanced world.
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International Womens Day celebrations, Embassy in Nairobi
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nairobi commemorated Inernational Womens Day by organizing a breakfast meeting for all staff of the Embassy at the office premises where staff shared a meal while discussing on the issue of gender balance. The theme chosen this year is ''BalanceforBetter" and which created a topic of discussion where we all discussed how we hope gender equality would look like in 10 year. H.E Frans Makken acknowledged the fact that the Embassy in Nairobi has...
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