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Joining #RedSocksFriday

This morning Consul General swapped four wheels for two and joined the #RedSocksFriday with the passionate cycling community of Cape Town. “We’re trying to encourage people to ride in the city.” –  Sindile Mavundla, Program Lead at TSIBA Business and Founder of Khaltsha Cycles “We need to build the relationship between motorists and cyclists so riding through the middle of the city now in the middle of the day, motorists […]

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#cocreate2MYCITY | The Netherlands and South Africa tackling city challenges together

CAPE TOWN  [30 October 2019]. The diplomatic missions of the Netherlands in South Africa will be hosting their biennial flagship project #cocreateMYCITY in Cape Town in November 2019. The initiative will bring together South African and Dutch stakeholders to discuss ways to co-create economically, environmentally and socially Resilient Cities, focusing on sustainable and innovative solutions to urban challenges. Dutch Vice Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Hanneke J.W. Schuiling, and the […]

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#cocreatePOETICA | Building bridges using spoken word as a medium

CAPE TOWN (2 September 2019). Dutch and South African (SA) poets and spoken word artists use words to build bridges at the fourth edition of #cocreatePOETICA at the Open Book Festival. This year, the programme will welcome award-winning Dutch poets Radna Fabias and Simone Atangana Bekono, who will join SA poets in workshops, performances and themed discussions between 4 – 8 September 2019.  #cocreatePOETICA is a collaboration between Open Book […]

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2019 Inspiring Fifty Winners Announced

CAPE TOWN (6th August 2019). This year marks the 3rd edition of #InspiringFiftySA Awards. We’re once again impressed with the calibre of winners for #InspiringFiftySA. There are so many strong South African women in STEM! Here’s to another 50 in the limelight, and rightfully so.  #InspiringFiftySA aims to increase diversity in tech, by boosting the visibility of female role models in STEM. It is a non-profit initiative that originated in […]

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Artscape and its CEO Marlene le Roux honoured at Zuid Afrikahuis in The Netherlands

On Tuesday, 2 July 2019, Artscape CEO, Marlene le Roux and Dutch journalist, Bart Luirink from ZAM magazine had an open discussion at ZA Huis in Amsterdam, Netherlands about her work as arts practitioner at Artscape Theatre, her role as a gender and disability activist and her vision for a South Africa that is still grappling with Post-Apartheid restoration. The conversation also focused on a project called Katrina – Die […]

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Africa and The Netherlands co-creating water solutions

(16 May 2016). In the run up to the international African Utility Week and WISA conference, we zoom in on some amazing#cocreateSA examples. The Dutch are using a cross-sector approach with innovative technologies and partnerships to co-create sustainable agro, energy and water solutions for local challenges in Africa. Villagepump, Vitens Evides International and Royal HaskoningDHV are 3 Dutch companies who will participate during AUW 2016 and will exchange sustainable solutions at the Holland […]

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Inspiring Fifty South Africa 2019 is looking for inspiring women in STEM

[2 July 2019]. Nominations for the Inspiring Fifty SA awards are set to close on 7 July 2019. The Inspiring Fifty SA awards seek to increase the visibility of successful women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). By celebrating the diversity of the Top 50 women in STEM in South Africa, the initiative aims to publicly position role models for the next generation of female leaders in their fields, respective […]

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Inspiring Fifty South Africa 2019 is looking for inspiring women in STEM

NATIONWIDE (9 April 2019) This year marks the third edition of Inspiring Fifty South Africa, a non-profit  initiative that benchmarks and awards the 50 most inspiring women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths). The initiative is based on the belief that, “if she can see it, she can be it” and values the positive impact that increased diversity has on business growth, innovation, culture and productivity. The celebration of […]

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South Africa and The Netherlands continue their cooperation in the water sector by working towards a “Blue Deal” and launching Hydronet

[27 February 2019]. The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) in conjunction with Netherlands Embassy will be hosting a roundtable discussion in support of the Blue Deal South Africa Initiative: Clean and sufficient water for all under the theme: Tackling water challenges through bilateral partnerships. The roundtable discussion takes place on 27 February 2019 in Pretoria. The discussion, which will be moderated by two young South African water professionals, takes […]

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#cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL Cape Town 2019 welcomes Ifeoma Ebo as Keynote Speaker

The #cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL 2019, themed “Inspiring Resilience”, is taking place on 25 and 26 February at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. The festival will celebrate globally inspiring, people-led, on-the-ground projects that demonstrate the power of design to tackle current socio-economic and environmental shocks and stresses. Now in its second year, the festival boasts over 20 notable speakers and masterclass hosts from various backgrounds and from across the globe. Amongst these, […]

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