Chemelot InSciTe, an international research and knowledge institute for bio-based and biomedical materials has been set up in the province of Limburg.
This year’s European Union Film Festival will take place from 21 February until 5 March 2014, presented by the Office of the European Union to Hong Kong and Macau SAR’s and the Consulates General of the EU member states in association with Broadway Cinematheque.
Sponsored by the Dutch Creative Industries Fund NL, a debate titled The People’s Urbanism will be organized by the Dutch architecture firm AP+E on Saturday 22nd February in Kwun Tong Pier, Kowloon.
The Dutch University of Groningen is organizing the ISCOMS from 3-6 June, in the University Medical Centre of Groningen, The Netherlands.
As of 9 March 2014, new passports and identity cards for adults will be valid for 10 years. Documents for minors under the age of 18 will remain valid for five years, as before. The new fees for travel documents and ID cards will take effect on the same date.
Dutch nationals living outside the Netherlands, on a temporary basis or otherwise, and wishing to cast their votes for Dutch representatives in the 2014 European Parliamentary elections must register as voter by 10 April 2014.
47 Dutch waste management companies join hands to provide innovative solutions to tackle Hong Kong’s waste problem
On 17 January, a consortium of Dutch waste management companies signed a public – private partnership agreement with the Dutch government to join hands in positioning the Dutch waste management sector in Hong Kong.
A new ranking released by Oxfam showed that the Netherlands is the country with the most nutritious, plentiful and healthy food on earth.
Wednesday morning at 8:00 all the Dutch ambassadors, consuls-general and permanent representatives were on a bus from The Hague to Utrecht, on their way to the offices of Rabobank for a day of economic diplomacy and networking with various companies. In the course of the day they were briefed about the Dutch economy, participated in a ‘speed dating’ session and watched Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen present the first Ambassadors’ Prize.
All Dutch ambassadors, consuls-general and permanent representatives to international organisations are in The Hague this week to synchronise their thinking on Dutch diplomacy. During the Ambassadors’ Conference, they can reinforce their ties with politicians, businesses and civil society organisations in the Netherlands.