#COCREATESA AIMS TO FOSTER RELATIONS BETWEEN THE NETHERLANDS AND SOUTH AFRICA

Even though our countries differ, there are many parallels in the public and cultural debates on identity, integration and transformation. Our long term cultural policy is therefore focused on co-creating cultural interventions to build mutual understanding and trust.

Our mission is to promote inclusive economic growth and support Dutch businesses by strengthening entrepreneurship and cross-sectoral cooperation in South Africa.


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#cocreateIDENTITY EXPERIENCE: PROVOKING YOUR IDENTITY

Together with South African partners, the Dutch Embassy and Consulate General are venturing into the space of IDENTITY issues with the #cocreateIDENTITY Experience on 4 to 6 June 2022 in Cape Town. Its programme seeks to open meaningful dialogues around questions of identity and transformation in the context of our countries’ shared cultural heritage, including Dutch historic ties through trade and slavery. These conversations will take place through cultural, scientific, […]

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The Sisterhood of Women in STEM

You have heard about The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants, but have you heard about the sisterhood of women in STEM? After two years of Covid-19 related restrictions and lockdowns, the Inspiring Fifty South Africa network came together once more to celebrate the winners of 2021. What made this year’s awards extra special is that the event was held during Women’s History Month – a month dedicated to honouring the […]

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Dutch Government welcomes tech businesses to SA’s virtual shores

The Dutch government in South Africa will be welcoming more than thirty Dutch businesses virtually to the shores of South Africa during SANL Tech Week (22-25 June 2021)- a week of collaboration and knowledge sharing in the areas of fintech, healthtech, and smart logistics.  The Netherlands is an innovative and entrepreneurial country. One of the contributing factors is the country’s success in creating a space where business, innovators and government […]

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