The Netherlands is committed to help foster Private Sector Development in Albania and to increase trade and investment between our countries. Consequently, the Embassy is proud to announce that from July 1th onwards, three new Albanian-Dutch joint ventures will be supported by the Private Sector Investment (PSI) program.
‘It’s not allowed to say that broccoli prevents cancer. But it’s okay to promote sugar and say that candy bars give energy. Twisted?’ This thought-provoking question comes from Rob Baan, a micro-entrepreneur in the field of agriculture. Rob was one of ten speakers at TEDxBinnenhof. In his talk he made a case for a return to common sense in our eating and farming habits.
TEDxBinnenhof Catwalk for Innovation will feature ten inspiring talks on groundbreaking ideas from the Netherlands that can help tackle global challenges such as pollution, healthcare costs, loss of biodiversity, climate change, and scarcity of natural resources, food and energy.
The Balkan Incentive Fund for Culture Hub (BIFC HUB) invites you for a BIFC presentation and workshop on “Applying for a BIFC Grant”, Tuesday 12th of June. For more information go to: www.bifc-hub.eu
On 29 May 2012 Ambassador Henk G.C. van den Dool addressed the audience at the National Conference on Waste Management “From Awareness to Practical Action” organized by Urban Research Institute in the framework of MATRA program of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs in partnership with KfW and German Embassy.
This week the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands attended the opening of Tirana Architecture Week (TAW).
On the occasion of International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO) on May 17th, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands participated last week in various events to show his support to the local LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) community in Albania.
On April 26, The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands celebrated Queen's day during a Vin d’Honneur in Tirana.
On 20 April 2012, on the occasion of the National Clean Up Day in Albania, Ambassador Henk G.C. van den Dool attended the inauguration ceremony of the new solid waste collection and management system in Lezha municipality being the first ground-breaking example of modern and innovative solutions to urban waste management problem in Albania.
On April 19th, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands organized, at the Conference and Exhibition on Albanian Natural Resources, a panel discussion on Albania’s membership in Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) in collaboration with the Foreign Investors Association of Albania (FIAA).