vrijdag 6 september 2019

Netherlands Mission in the UAE closed on Sunday 1 September 2019

Netherlands Mission in the UAE closed on Sunday 1 September 2019
The Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Consulate-General in Dubai will be closed for Hijri New Year's day on Sunday 1 September 2019. Happy Hijri New Year!
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Meet the Government of the Netherlands at the World Water Week
The World Water Week, organised by Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), is a leading annual conference dedicated to addressing some of the world's most pressing water issues. This year's theme focuses on "Water for Society - Including all". The Government of the Netherland's (GoNs) delegation at the World Water Week will be headed by Mr Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs for the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Please come and meet us at the Dutch Pavilion...
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Healthcare mission to Malaysia and Thailand
In collaboration with the embassy of the Netherlands in Bangkok and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, we are organizing a mission to stimulate and facilitate cooperation between Dutch companies and innovators and the Malaysian and Thai healthcare sector.
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Waste mission to Thailand and Malaysia
In collaboration with the Dutch regional development center ASEAN and the Embassy in Thailand, we are organizing a waste management mission to highlight collaboration and development opportunities for Dutch corporates and institutions.
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The Netherlands Symposium at 2019 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism (6th September 2019)
The Netherlands Symposium will take place on 6th September at Dongdaemun Design Plaza(DDP) as a part of the opening weekend of the 2019 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism(SBAU2019), in collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Korea and Het Nieuwe Instituut. In the last few years the Netherlands had increasingly strong presence in the architectural and urban design scene in Korea. Among them are Seoullo Sky Garden designed by Winy Maas, co-founder of MVRDV...
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Prinsjesdag
In a democracy, citizens elect their own representatives. Therefore, it is important that they know and understand the way the national government works, and the choices it makes. The Dutch government involves the public in politics and society. Traditionally, on the third Tuesday of September, the Netherlands celebrates the official start of the new parliamentary year. On this day, which goes by the name of Prinsjesdag (Prince's Day), the Dutch national government presents it's plans for the...
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Princess Margriet presents "Liberation75" tulip bulbs to Canadian Veteran Mr. Don White
Apeldoorn, September 2, 2019 - Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet presented a gift of 'Liberation75' tulip bulbs to Canadian Veteran Mr. Don White at Paleis Het Loo. This gift symbolizes the 100,000 tulip bulbs that the Netherlands presents to Canada in 2020,  to commemorate and celebrate that its 75 years since the liberation of the Netherlands.  The tulip bulbs will be planted at 1,100 schools across the country, and will be accompanied by an education guide to explain the shared history...
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Change on a grassroots level: challenging the imbalanced sex ratio at birth in China
Already in the 1980s a skewed sex ratio at birth (SRB) occurred in China. More boys than girls have been born ever since then, reaching a record 121.18 birth ratio in 2004. It's a challenge deeply rooted in Chinese society. "And for years, mainly the symptoms were addressed. Ultrasounds were monitored to prevent people from finding out their child's sex. However, for this project we wanted to dive deeper and address the root causes for the imbalanced SRB," explains Wen Hua, Programme Specialist...
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Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka - Benelux Business Council
Ambassador Gonggrijp was the Chief Guest at the 26th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka - Benelux Business Council. This was her message to the esteemed guests at the event.
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Closure Notice
The Netherlands Embassy in Islamabad will remain closed for business on 10 September (Tuesday) on account of Ashura. We look forward to serving you again on 11 September (Wednesday).
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