woensdag 7 augustus 2019

Departure Ambassador Doornewaard

Departure Ambassador Doornewaard
Ambassador Doornewaard has left Sri Lanka after completing her term as the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Sri lanka and Maldives.
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Departure Ambassador Doornewaard
Ambassador Doornewaard has left Sri Lanka after completing her term as the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Sri lanka and Maldives.
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Urgent information for Kenyan Passport Holders
According to Article 12 (a) of the Regulation (EC) No. 810/2009, commonly known as "Visa Code", the validity of a travel document shall extend at least three months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the Schengen Member States. According to an official notification from the Kenyan authorities issued to all diplomatic missions, all Kenyan passports – except the new East African Community biometric e-Passport – will be rendered invalid from 1st of March 2020. The...
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Giving a voice to the LGBT+ community in China
With the Amsterdam Pride in full swing, it's the perfect moment to take a look at some developments in the LGBT+ community in China. We talk with Luke, one of the initiators of LGBT+ platform Gayspot and our Policy Officer Maarten Heetderks.
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Declaration in support of Stockholm Pride
Together with other embassies we drafted a declaration to pay tribute to the important work of the LGBTI communities in Sweden, as well as the work of all those in government and outside who seek to ensure Human Rights for LGBTI persons.
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Hong Kong Consulate Closed
The Consulate is closed this afternoon due to typhoon signal no. 8.
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Statement by the Spokesperson of the EU on the trial of Chinese human rights activist Huang Qi
Prominent Chinese human rights activist and journalist Mr Huang Qi, founder of the website 64 Tianwang who for a number of years has monitored human rights violations in China and promoted freedom of press, was put on trial behind closed doors on 14 January 2019 at the Mianyang City Intermediate Court in Sichuan Province. He was sentenced in a non-public trial on 29 July to 12 years on charges of "illegally providing State secrets to foreign entities" and "intentionally leaking State secrets".
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2020 MATRA program Call for Proposals
The MATRA Programme invites civil society organisations registered in Ukraine to submit concept notes by 1 October 2019.
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Netherlands Mission in the UAE closed from 11 August up to and including 13 August 2019
The Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Consulate-General in Dubai will be closed for Eid Al Adha from Sunday 11 August up to and including Tuesday 13 August 2019. Work will resume on Wednesday 14 August. Eid Mubarak!
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MEET OUR 2019 #InspiringFiftySA WINNERS!
This year marks the 3rd edition of #InspiringFiftySA Awards. We're once again impressed with the calibre of winners for #InspiringFiftySA. There are so many strong South African women in STEM! Here's to another 50 in the limelight, and rightfully so.
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