donderdag 26 september 2019

Consular Closure Notice

Consular Closure Notice
Consular Closure on 18th October, 2019
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PRIDE season in Vietnam – join the Embassy and Consulate to show our support for equal rights for all!
The Netherlands strives to promote and protect human rights for all worldwide – including for the LGBTIQ+ community! That is why the Diplomatic Network of the Netherlands in Vietnam invites all interested Dutch people & alumni in Vietnam to participate with us in the PRIDE festivals in HCMC and Hanoi to express our support for equal rights for all! We will be participating in the following public activities and hope to meet you there: VietPride walk: 14 September. Contact...
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Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, the European Union reaffirms its commitment towards democracy as a fundamental right of every human being. Every woman and every man has to be free to participate to the political, economic and social life of her or his country. No one should fear to speak up, to demonstrate peacefully, to go to vote or to expect fair and inclusive policies from a government. Democracy can only function if participation and trust between democratic state...
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iPURSE international research symposium
Ambassador Gonggrijp had the honor the speak at the iPURSE international research symposium organised by the University of Peradeniya. Here is what she had to say about curiosity, knowledge sharing, innovation and a Dutch diamond.
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The Triple Helix in Agriculture
What comes to mind first when considering triangles? Trigonometry? Triangular buildings? The Dutch delta region? Most likely, the Dutch way of working is not the first that comes to mind. However, the 'Triple Helix' model of the Dutch government is the key to innovation and business opportunities in many sectors. It's based on the concept that cooperation between the government, businesses and knowledge institutes is of the essence. One such sector is the agricultural sector. The Netherlands...
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Consular Section at the Embassy in Skopje closed on 14th October 2019
The Consular Department at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Skopje will be closed on Monday, the 14th of October 2019 due to technical reasons. Applications for Dutch passports, short-term and long-term Schengen visa will not be accepted on that date. Thank you for your understanding.
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Dutch writers at Gothenburg Bookfair (26 - 29/09)
The Netherlands Embassy works together with other Embassies and cultural institutes. Within the network of EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture), writers from Europe are presented to the Swedish audience at the Gothenburg Bookfair (26 - 29 September 2019). In cooperation with the Dutch Foundation for Literature, 4 Dutch writers have been selected to be presented at the EUNIC stand and in seminars.
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Girls SPEAK! event: Empowering girls to advocate for their human rights in Malaysia
In collaboration with the Women's Aid Organisation, the Netherlands embassy organized Girls SPEAK! The event provided an opportunity for Malaysian teenage girls from diverse backgrounds to advocate for their human rights and share their experiences with Suhakam's newly appointed Chilren's Commissioner Prof. Dato' Noor Aziah.
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Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, will visit Indonesia on 7th Oct 2019
The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, will visit Indonesia on 7th October 2019 during an one-day stopover when travelling to Australia and New Zealand. The purpose of his visit to Indonesia is to reaffirm the strong bilateral relation between Indonesia and the Netherlands. The Dutch Prime Minister has also visited Indonesia in 2013 and 2016.
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Life Sciences and Health Trade Mission to the Indonesia Hospital Expo
Did you know that Indonesia and the Netherlands signed an MOU on Healthcare in 2018? This October, TFHC in collaboration with the Embassy and RVO, is organizing a Life Sciences and Health Trade Mission to the Indonesia Hospital Expo. From 23 to 26 October 2019, participants will be a part of the Health~Holland lounge, with activities incl. Matchmaking, Side Visits, and panel discussion on Health-tech Development. This mission is the next step to build new and strengthen existing partnerships...
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