vrijdag 18 oktober 2019

Annual General meeting of The Women's Chamber of Industry and Commerce

Annual General meeting of The Women's Chamber of Industry and Commerce
Ambassador Gonggrijp had the honor to attend the Annual General meeting of The Women's Chamber of Industry and Commerce as their Chief Guest. In her address she had the following to say about sharing expiriences, knowledge exchange and empowering women.
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Welcoming our new Ambassador, Lambert Grijns
As I write this text I just completed my third week in Jakarta. I arrived together with my wife Margot and our first impressions are overwhelming; such a big country, such a great nation, so much diversity, colourfulness and hospitality. And what a special relationship between Indonesia and The Netherlands!
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"Hydrogen cars on the roads? Why not next year?"
After years of Chinese subsidies for electric New Energy Vehicles, there's a new kid on the block. The past period the Chinese government has set a clear next aim: hydrogen vehicles. After all, one of the long-standing issues of NEV's is that they use electricity which hasn't been generated in a clean way. As a result the calculated emissions of the 'clean' NEV's can actually be higher than that of traditionally fueled vehicles. To explore how the Dutch expertise in the field of hydrogen can...
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Hong Kong Consulate Closed
The Consulate in Hong Kong is closed on Monday, 7 October due to public holiday.
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Joint Declaration by the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe on the European and World Day against the Death Penalty
The European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe firmly oppose the death penalty at all times and in all circumstances. The death penalty is a cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment contrary to the right to life. The death penalty means revenge, not justice, and its abolition contributes to the enhancement of human dignity.
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Vacancy for Officer for Innovation, Technology and Science, Embassy in Seoul
Job description: Officer for Innovation, Technology and Science Full time: 37.5hrs/week Scale: 7 Duration: 6 months (Mid November 2019 until Mid May 2020)
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Pristina Embassy: Call for proposals - MATRA for European cooperation Embassy programme 2020
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands invites non-governmental organizations to submit project proposals for the Matra Fund before the deadline of 7 November, 2019. Matra stands for maatschappelijke transformatie, meaning 'social transformation'. It is part of our support to 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...
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BATURU Film Festival: On film, advertising, comics and gender equality in China
"Films, arts and culture can be powerful vehicles to challenge outdated, socially constructed gender norms." Achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls is one of the greatest challenges of our time. So, apart from funding projects, what can we do to realize gender equality? "We hope to break through the traditional framework by starting with films, comics and advertising. This way, we aim to raise public awareness on gender equality," says Li Dan of the BATURU cultural festival....
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How a Greenhouse Challenge connects China and the Netherlands in Food Security
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 Netherlands 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. Today is World Food Day, which is the perfect moment to zoom in on...
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Dutch business lounge at Swedish construction fair
The Netherlands Embassy in Sweden invites Dutch companies & startups to team up at Northern Europe's largest meeting place for the construction and real estate industry, the trade fair Nordbygg 2020 in Stockholm.
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