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Ongoing Dutch support for UNICEF

Minister for European Affairs and International Cooperation Ben Knapen and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Executive ...

News item | 02-12-2010 | 00:00

Dutch support for Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

The Netherlands is contributing €400,000 to the conservation of the former Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. This was ...

News item | 01-12-2010 | 00:00

Consul-General launches water portal

At a conference held by the Water Institute of South Africa (WISA) in East London last week, Consul-General David de Waal ...

News item | 29-11-2010 | 00:00

Hivos award goes to Iranian filmmakers’ collective

In Amsterdam yesterday, human rights ambassador Lionel Veer awarded the Hivos Cinema Unlimited Award to Silent Collective, a ...

News item | 26-11-2010 | 00:00

Joint US-Dutch seminar on sustainability

The Dutch Embassy in the United States joined forces with several US organisations to hold a half-day seminar on creating more ...

News item | 24-11-2010 | 00:00

The Netherlands shares cycling policy with US and Canada

The Netherlands is a country of cyclists: there are more bicycles than people, and 40% of the population use a bike every day. ...

News item | 24-11-2010 | 00:00

The Netherlands gives VOC collection to Australia

Silver coins, weapons, gold utensils and navigational instruments. Earlier this month, the Netherlands handed over these ...

News item | 23-11-2010 | 00:00

American invention award for Dutch Waterboxx

The Groasis Waterboxx designed by the Dutch company AquaPro has received an invention award from the American journal Popular ...

News item | 19-11-2010 | 00:00

IDFA opens: Filmmakers in developing countries

The 23rd International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) opens today. Every day up to Sunday 28 November documentaries ...

News item | 17-11-2010 | 00:00

Dutch initiatives among G20 prizewinners

In Seoul today, US President Barack Obama on behalf of the G20 presented a prize to the Amsterdam-based organisation Medical ...

News item | 12-11-2010 | 00:00