#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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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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