In this edition we feature a story about Wijnand van Ijssel, the secondant for the Food 4 All Partnership between the Netherlands and the World Bank Group. The Partnership aims to find synergies and collaboration between Dutch knowledge programs and expertise in agriculture and food/nutrition and connect this with knowledge development and investment program needs of the World Bank Group.
In this edition we feature a ” meet and greet “ with Sophie Peeters who works for the Blockchain Lab at World Bank Group. The Lab will be prominent in future articles and newsletters because we will be highlighting innovation which entails Blockchain, AI and Cyber Security.
And for your convenience we have updated and listed all the NL relevant events for the year, enjoy!
Over the past 15 years, the World Bank Groups’ Community Development Carbon Fund (CDCF) has contributed to reducing over 4 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalent and created community co-benefits aligned with sustainable development goals (SDGs) for approximately 17.5 million people. Ecofys, a Navigant company and headquartered in Utrecht, The Netherlands, has supported the Bank’s efforts and recently presented a retrospective that illustrates the impressive results of the World Bank Groups work.
Welcome back from vacation! We have been gearing up for a busy next couple of months with the Annual Meetings just around the corner as well as a couple of World Bank Group & Netherlands collaboration mission/events on the way. We understand that getting back into the swing of things after a vacation filled August can be tough…that is why we have compiled all the events relevant to and with involvement of the Netherlands below. Contact us if you are interested or plan on attending any of the events.
A deep dive into the quadruple helix that makes the Netherlands ‘smart’
The Smart Cities KSB and Royal Netherlands Embassy jointly organized a Smart Cities study tour to the Netherlands from May 8th-12th, 2017. City officials, officials from the national government, and urban planners from Bangladesh, Macedonia, Morocco, South Africa and South-Eastern Europe spent five days engaging with Dutch innovators and practitioners from the government and private sector on smart urban management, smart mobility, smart energy transition, PPP-structures, and citizen engagement, among other things.
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Are you working with the World Bank? Do you want more information on tenders, developments or the procurement framework? The website NL4Worldbank can be useful to you!
This morning the second edition of 2016 NL4WorldBank was published. In this edition the focus is on a Dutch company success story as well as the new developments in procurement and App’s.
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The frequent readers of our blog know that we try to help you as much as possible in doing business with the World Bank. The Bank has developed multiple apps to help you as well. In this blog we will provide you with a quick overview of World Bank apps which we think are beneficial to doing business with the World Bank.