UAE-Netherlands week started on Sunday

The inaugural UAE-Netherlands Week is taking place from 30th May until 5th June, 2021. The goal is to promote cultural and knowledge exchange between the two countries.

The week comes against the backdrop of the two countries’ celebration of nearly fifty years since the establishment of diplomatic relations, as well as the UAE’s fiftieth anniversary since its founding as a nation, reports

Daily panels will be held online where the speakers will discuss diverse topics, such as: ways to strengthen cooperation in the arts and cultural sectors, promotion of food security and energy efficiency, empowering women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Some of the confirmed panellists are: mayor of Rotterdam Ahmed Aboutaleb, UAE Ambassador to the Netherlands Hissa Abdulla Alotaiba, Dutch Ambassador to the UAE Lody Embrechts and many others.

The jointly hosted week by United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of the Netherlands will also include a “Youth Talk” series held in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Youth Hub.
Topics include starting a business in the UAE and the Netherlands, female empowerment, being an artist in both countries, youth hubs in the two countries, bilateral educational exchange, and a talk titled “My Next 50 Years”, reports

The discussions will be available on the official YouTube channel of the Office of Public and Cultural Diplomacy, as well ad on the UAE’s Foreign Ministry social media channels.

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