On Friday 18 November 2016, the Embassy of the Netherlands in Egypt will organize the 5th annual Orange Bike Day. This year’s event focuses on sustainability and sustainable business, and goes with the slogan: Orange is the new Green.
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 telephone lines of the Embassy are down at the moment. You can reach us by email: email@example.com. Please be informed that the Embassy is closed on Sunday the 11th and Monday the 12th of September (Eid al-Adha). We apologize for the inconvenience, thank you for your understanding.
Egyptian-Lebanese graphic designer, artist and educator Bahia Shehab is among this year's six laureates of Prince Claus Awards. The 2016 Principal Prince Claus Laureate is Thai filmmaker and artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul.
Public voting for the 2016 Human Rights Tulip has begun. Voting ends on Wednesday September 7. Anyone wishing to vote can go to www.humanrightstulip.nl and choose which of the 10 nominees they believe deserves the prize the most.
Today is my last working day as the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Egypt. After four memorable years in this beautiful country, the time has come for me to say goodbye.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders participated in an iftar with the Arab ambassadors to the Netherlands.
Ambassador Gerard Steeghs had a meeting today with H.E. Mohamed Abdel Atty, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, to discuss bilateral cooperation in the field of water.
On Sunday, a high level seminar on “Egypt’s Economic Outlook” was organized by the Egyptian Dutch Business Club (EDBC) and the Embassy of the Netherlands.
The Embassy of the Netherlands in Egypt yesterday celebrated King’s Day; the Dutch National Day in honour of King Willem Alexander’s birthday. Senior Egyptian officials and influential figures, and the diplomatic community participated in the event.