Globalisation is one of the four priorities of the Netherlands' cultural policy. Leading cultural institutions must be able to perform internationally and measure up to their counterparts abroad. Moreover, cultural diplomacy has a positive impact on foreign relations and the Netherlands' economic position. Culture and sport are important instruments for helping us achieve development goals, for example in the fields of sexual and productive health and rights or water and sanitation.
International cultural cooperation
Dutch Design Week: putting the Netherlands on the map
25-10-2022 | 13:03
Dutch Design Week 2022, currently being held in Eindhoven, will bring together designers and entrepreneurs from all over the ...
18th-century Ethiopian crown returns home after decades
20-02-2020 | 11:27
Today the Dutch government returned an important religious crown, the property of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, to Ethiopia. ...