The Netherlands supports Jordan in coping with the protracted Syrian crisis. As the Syrian population now comprises 20% of the total population we understand the pressure imposed on public services and infra-structure. The Netherlands government also acknowledges steps adopted by Jordan in following the London Conference last February.
For Dutch nationals: Wednesday March 15, 2017 will be the day the general elections in the Netherlands are hosted. Registration for voting is open now. Please read more here.
On Friday 4 November 2016 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) will host an event on Doing business in the Gulf, Jordan and Lebanon in The Hague. This is an exciting opportunity for Dutch businesses to meet with the investment authorities from Jordan and Lebanon (JIC and IDAL), experts and diplomats working in the region and find out how the government can assist Dutch businesses to identify business opportunities in these countries and expand their networks.
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 Netherlands embassy in Amman signed a contract with the Karama Human Rights Film Festival supporting the 6th edition of this film festival.
Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO-WOTRO) launched a new call for proposals of the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) research programme.
The Netherlands embassy in Amman signed a contract with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES) supporting a project on changes in election laws and the importance of participating in elections.
8 Project agreement with Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) for the project “Expanding the Public Dialogue on Human Rights in Jordan through the Media”
On August 3 the Netherlands Embassy in Amman signed a contract with JHR: Journalists for Human Rights, for the project “Expanding the Public Dialogue on Human Rights in Jordan through the Media”.
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Scholarship Programme II (or MSP II), funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, offers scholarships to Syrian and Libyan professionals from different organisations with common training needs, who live and work in Libya, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia or Turkey.
10 Project agreement with INJAZ to foster youth civic engagement and community activism through social entrepreneurship
On wednesday 13th of July, the Embassy signed a contract with INJAZ for the creation of economic opportunities for youth in Jordan. The project aims to foster youth civic engagement and community activism through social entrepreneurship.