The Dutch agri & food sector has further strengthened its leading position in the world market. In 2016, Agri & Food exports totalled almost 94 billion euros, compared to 90 billion in 2015. Agricultural products accounted for 85 billion euros and agricultural materials, knowledge and technology accounted for 9 billion: a new record. This means the agri & food sector now comprises 22% of total exports of The Netherlands.
The Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands in Ankara and the Consulate General in Istanbul announce herewith a call for project proposals for its first round Matra and Human Rights Programme 2017.
Partners of a public-private partnership in the Turkish hazelnut sector created a replicable and sustainable model to tackle child labour.
The consular department will be closed for the public at 13 and 21st of October.
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.
The Netherlands ministry of Foreign Affairs has updated the official travel advisory. The situation in Ankara and Istanbul is calming following the attempted coup. The travel advisory for Ankara and Istanbul has been changed from orange: ‘essential travel only’ to yellow: ‘be aware of security risks’.
Call for Ideas for Idea Camp 2017
Pre-Departure Seminar organised by Nuffic NESO Turkey
The Embassy of the kingdom of The Netherlands and the Dutch Consulate General are proud to present the best baroque orchestras from The Netherlands in Turkey. The ‘Made in Holland Baroque Days’ is a cooperation where authentic Dutch composers from the beginning of the Baroque period are introduced by modern Dutch classical musicians. Three Dutch musicians/music groups in three Turkish cities: Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam, Camerata Trajectina and Pieter Jan Belder will perform in Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir.
The European Cycle Festival is an event initiated by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs to raise awareness for the environmental friendly transportation. More than 22 embassies abroad are organizing the same event.