New Date for Free Webinar: Wageningen University in Vietnam; A Growing Collaboration
The Netherlands Vietnam Chamber of Commerce invites you to join this webinar on Thursday 29 October, 10:00 – 11:00 hrs
Partly thanks to Wageningen University, the Mekong Delta in Vietnam is a significant exporter of rice, shrimp and tilapia. But salinization and climate change are now forcing a change of course. A Dutch Delta Plan – once again, with input from WUR – is to play an important role in this.
The NVCC would like to invite you to join the free webinar. For registration see below.
Prof. Dr. Fulco Ludwig
Professor Ludwig is a multidisciplinary scientist focusing on studying global change impacts and adaptation in relation to water, food and energy resources and natural ecosystems. He has a strong background in climate impact modelling and data analyses and has extensive field experience in Africa, Australia, the US and Asia.
Fulco Ludwig did his PhD at Wageningen University focussing and, thereafter, a post-doc at the University of Georgia and at CSIRO in Perth, Australia.
In 2006, he started working at the Co-operative Programme on Water and Climate focussing on linking climate science with the water sector. In 2007, he again joined Wageningen University initially to work as a research scientist and from 2013 as Associate professor.
In December 2016 he was appointed as a professor within the Water Systems and Global Change group.
Within his research programme on water and climate change, Fulco brings together different disciplines to study the global change impacts and adaptation in relation to water, food and energy resources and natural ecosystems. .
Fulco Ludwig contributes to developing integrated future scenarios and climate change adaptation policies and plans. He was for example an advisor for the Mekong delta plan and the Bangladesh Delta Plan. In addition, Fulco Ludwig contributes to a range of capacity development programmes in Asia and Africa.
Dr. Long Phi Hoang
Dr. Long Phi Hoang is a multidisciplinary researcher who works in, and across the fields of water management; climate change; and science-technology-innovation exchanges. His work focuses on, but not limited to, climate change impacts on water resources, sustainable food production, and ICT innovations for climate change adaptation. His research focuses strongly on several large river deltas of the world, including the Dutch, Vietnamese, Bangladeshi and Ghanaian deltas. Dr. Hoang is involved in various training and education activities at Wageningen University. He is active in several science-policy dialogues and science-driven decision making projects, including the high-level Dutch-Vietnamese strategic collaboration to develop the Mekong Delta Plan, and the consultancy project for the European Commission. In 2019, Dr. Hoang establishes his start-up (New Amsterdam Consult), focusing on Science, Education and Technology transfer between the Netherlands, Vietnam and beyond.
9:30 hrs Opening of the webinar by Joost Vrancken Peeters,
Chairman of the NVCC
9:40 hrs Wageningen University and Research: Introduction
Agenda in the water and climate domain and activities in
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Fulco Ludwig – Environmental Sciences Group, WUR.
10:00 hrs Spin-off business from Wageningen: The Me and
Mekong documentary, and the Ecohost initiative.
Speaker: Dr. Long Hoang – Wageningen UR & New Amsterdam
10:20 hrs Q&A.
10.30 hrs End
NVCC Webinar met Matthijs van den Broek: Covid-19 Update Vietnam
NVCC Webinar met Matthijs van den Broek: Covid-19 Update Vietnam
Gratis deelname voor leden en contacten van de NVCC.
Datum: 29 april 2020
Tijd: 14.00 – 14.45 uur
Gastspreker: Matthijs van den Broek
Matthijs van den Broek is consultant en spreker met meer dan 30 jaar ervaring in Zuidoost-Azië. In de jaren negentig woonde en werkte hij in Thailand. Sindsdien geeft hij lezingen en workshops over zakendoen en socio-economische trends in Azie, zowel in Nederland als in Zuidoost-Azië. Kortgeleden is Matthijs teruggekeerd uit Hanoi, Vietnam, waar hij een jaar woonde en werkte. Sinds april 2019 is hij Bestuurslid van de Dutch Business Association Vietnam (DBAV).
14.00 uur Opening van het webinar door Joost Vrancken Peeters, voorzitter van de NVCC
14.10 uur Update over de strijd tegen het Covid-19 virus en andere ontwikkelingen in Vietnam door Matthijs van den Broek
14.35 uur Vraag en Antwoord
14.45 uur Einde
Vietnamese New Year Reception 2020, 30 January, The Hague
The NVCC and PUM Netherlands Senior Experts invited the members and friends of the Chamber to a Vietnamese New Year Reception organised on the occasion of the beginning of the Year of the Rat.
Special guests at the Tet Nguyen Dan reception were HE Mrs Elsbeth Akkerman, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and HE Mrs Ngo Thi Hoa, Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Participation was free for NVCC members and special guests.
16:00 hrs Registration and welcome
16:30 hrs Welcome by Mr Joost Vrancken Peeters, Chairman of the NVCC
16:35 hrs Remarks by HE Mrs Elsbeth Akkerman, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
16:40 hrs Remarks by HE Mrs Ngo Thi Hoa, Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the Kingdom of the Netherlands
16:45 hrs Remarks by representative of PUM Netherlands Senior Experts
16:50 hrs Informal reception
18:00 hrs End of meeting
The reception was hosted by PUM Netherlands Senior Experts
The NVCC members were invoited to a “Members Only” Meeting with H.E. Mme Ngô Thi Hòa, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Netherlands on
Date: Thursday, 19 December 2019
Time: 16:00 – 20:30 hrs
Venue: Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the Netherlands
Participation: NVCC Members and special guests of the Board only.
During the meeting, Mme Ngô answered questions from her guests on the developments in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Vietnamese – Dutch relations. The meeting was be moderated by NVCC Chairman Mr. Joost Vrancken Peeters.
16:00 hrs Registration and welcome
16:30 hrs Welcome by Mr. Joost Vrancken Peeters, Chairman of the NVCC
16:40 hrs Review of 2019 by H.E. Mme Ngô Thi Hòa
17:00 hrs “Vietnam and Asean; A look into 2020. Vietnam as Chair of ASEAN”, by Mr. Tinh
17:10 hrs Members looking back at 2019
17:45 hrs Drinks
20:30 hrs End of meeting
Note: This meeting was intended for members of the Netherlands Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and special guests. Participation was free.
Vol Huis bij Pre-meet Handelsmissie MP Rutte naar Vietnam
Aansluitend Borrel vanwege Têt
21 februari Den Haag
Ruim 70 personen namen deel aan de “Pre-Meet” voor de handelsmissie met minister-president Rutte, Hans de Boer, minister Van Nieuwenhuizen en directeur-generaal Agro Sonnema naar Vietnam (7-12 april) en de aansluitende receptie ter gelegenheid van de start van het Vietnamees Nieuwjaar (Têt Nguyên Đán). De bijeenkomst werd georganiseerd door NLinBusiness, de Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO.nl), het Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken en de Netherlands Vietnam Chamber of Commerce (NVCC).
Vanuit Vietnam was Pauline Eizema, hoofd van de economische afdeling van de Nederlandse ambassade te Hanoi, aanwezig om te spreken over de kansen in Vietnam.
Wanneer: Donderdag 21 februari, 15.30-18.00
Waar: New Babylon Meeting Center, Anna van Buerenplein 29, Den Haag
15.00-15.30 Inloop en registratie
15.30-15.40 Opening door Edo Offerhaus, Directeur NLinBusiness
15.40 -16.10: “Zaken doen in Vietnam” en “Programma handelsmissie” door Pauline Eizema, Hoofd van de economische afdeling van de Nederlandse ambassade in Vietnam en Karin Schipper, missiecoördinator RVO
16.10 – 16.25: “Het opzetten van een fabriek en duurzaam ondernemen in Vietnam” door Jeannine Butzelaar, CEO Clean Dye
16.25 – 16.40: “Zakencultuur Vietnam”, Erik Mattijssen, Directeur van Peja (S.E.A.) B.V. en vice-voorzitter van de NVCC
16.40 – 16.55 “Investeren in Vietnam, waar moet je aan denken?” Hanh Do, Directeur Vietnam Consult & Trading BV
17.00 – 18.30 Têt Borrel
Links naar de presentaties (voor zover beschikbaar) vindt u hieronder:
Free interactive Workshop with Dr Massmann
10 January 2019
More than 40 interested members and guests of the NVCC and NLinBusiness attended the Free Interactive Workshop with Dr. Oliver Massmann, International Lawyer at Duane Morris Hanoi, about the Vietnam About Investment and Trade Opportunities after the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU – Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) in The Hague on Thursday, 10 January 2018
The EVFTA, which is expected to become effective early 2019, offers new business opportunities for investment as well as trade in a wide variety of sectors, both for export and import. During this workshop you will learn what effect the EVFTA and the IPA can have on your ongoing business, as well as what can be your growth opportunity for now starting to do business in Vietnam, one of the fastest growing economies in the world.
Dr. Oliver Massmann has over 20 years of experience as commercial lawyer in Vietnam and has been closely involved in the EFVTA as advisor to the Vietnam Government. He is a highly valued guest at international conferences on doing business in Vietnam.
Luncheon with the Ambassador, H.E. Mme Ngo Thi Hoa,
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Netherlands
Date: Thursday, 8 November 2018 Time: 11:00 – 13:15 hrs Venue: Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the Netherlands Address: Javastraat 1; 2585 AA Den Haag The board of the Netherlands Vietnam Chamber of Commerce had the pleasure of inviting NVCC members and special guests to a special luncheon meeting with and hosted by H.E. Mme Ngo Thi Hoa, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Netherlands. During the luncheon, Mme Ngo answered questions from her guests on the developments in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Vietnamese – Dutch relations. Mr. Nguyen Hai Tinh, Commercial Counsellor of the Embassy, gave a briefing on the effects of the European- Vietnamese Free Trade Agreement. The meeting was moderated by NVCC Chairman Mr. Joost Vrancken Peeters. Link to photo album