The registration process for non-resident Dutch voters in the elections for the House of Representatives has started and will run until 1 February 2017. The election is on 15 March, 2017. If you wish to vote from abroad in the elections for the House of Representatives on 15 March 2017, please find the instructions on how to do so in the Related documents section.
The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) promote capacity building by providing training and education for professionals. The NFP was initiated and is fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation. EP-Nuffic is responsible for the management of the NFP.
On 29 September 2016, the conference on Sustainable Sourcing in the Garment Sector (SSGS) took place in Dhaka. SSGS convened 380 high-profile participants from over 190 organizations, to discuss sustainable versus unsustainable sourcing and showcase new sourcing practices that would be beneficial to all stakeholders in the garment value chain. The conference report is now available for download.
The Blue Gold Innovation Fund makes it possible for Bangladesh and Netherlands based companies to try and test new innovative approaches and discover new pathways for the development of the Blue Gold polders in Bangladesh.
This morning the families of the victims of the MH17 disaster were briefed by the Joint Investigation Team on the initial findings of the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17. These findings concern the weapon used to down flight MH17, the location from which it was fired and the Buk missile system’s route of transport.
Wageningen, the Netherlands 13 – 31 March 2017 (3 weeks). For more information please see Related Documents.
The Dutch funded PROOFS project (Profitable Opportunities for Food Security) enables poor farmers to increase their income, improve their nutrition as well as their drinking water supply and sanitation. The program, which benefits and estimated 340,000 people in the north and south-west of Bangladesh, has for example enabled farmers to export potatoes to three countries. Through the following link the monthly newsletter for the PROOFS Vocational Education and Training (VET) program is accessible. We wish you reading pleasure!
SaFaL project is funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and implemented by Solidaridad. The project is facilitating to improve the productivity of the smallholder farmers through improved farm management practices, improving access to quality inputs, reducing the use of agro-chemicals, and introducing new production practices. SaFaL is undertaking an integrated approach to make agriculture more productive through developing business models and creating employment opportunities for thousands of farmers and supply chain actors in southwest Bangladesh.
The Kingdom of the Netherlands consists of four autonomous countries: the Netherlands, Aruba, Curaçao and St Maarten. Together, we are one UN Member State. We are deeply committed to promoting peace, justice and development in the world, and ready to serve as your partner on the UN Security Council.