One year on from the holding of the illegal and illegitimate "referendum" and the subsequent illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by the Russian Federation, the European Union remains firmly committed to Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity.
The Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences. The scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in Holland. The EEA consists of the EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
At the Ambassador’s Conference that took place in the Netherlands last week, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Minister Lilianne Ploumen introduced the new “NL Exporteert” app. Through an interactive map of the world, the app provides up-to-date information on relevant macroeconomic data and figures, financing possibilities, events and contact details of the embassies per country, as well as general tips and guidelines on doing business abroad.
On 21 March 2014 the European Union and Ukraine signed the political part of the Association Agreement as part of a joint effort to strengthen their ties and bonds. The agreement was ratified by the European Parliament and Ukraine on 16 September 2014, and is still to be ratified by 20 EU member states. The EU carries out a number of information activities to provide a clear and considered insight into what exactly is contained in the Association Agreement. The Stronger Together Campaign is one of these initiatives. The Netherlands Embassy has published factsheets and a more comprehensive guide to the Association Agreement can be accessed on the right side of this page.
Every month, the Embassy presents an example of successful Ukrainian-Dutch cooperation in business.
Every month, the embassy will present an example of successful Ukrainian-Dutch cooperation in business on our website.
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ukraine jointly with the Centre for CSR Development organized the open space discussion on “CSR Development in the Times of Instability: The Role of Government, Business, NGOs and Donors”. Representatives of the Ukrainian governmental authorities, businesses, NGOs and donor organizations took an active part in the interactive discussion about the role of every stakeholder group in promoting CSR development in Ukraine in the framework of the European reform agenda and in the times of numerous internal and external challenges. We invite you to read the recommendations drafted as the outcome of the discussion.
On November 10th, the Netherlands Embassy in Kyiv organized a commemoration ceremony for the victims of the MH-17 flight. The Dutch Community in Ukraine was invited to attend. This ceremony took place prior to the National Memorial in the Netherlands. After the ceremony in Kyiv, we jointly viewed the National Memorial.
The national commemoration of the flight MH17 disaster will take place on Monday 10 November in Amsterdam. The commemoration is accessible by invitation only. The persons invited are the surviving relatives of the victims and persons involved in the air crash.