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VIROEXPO Fair Virovitica

24/26 January 2014

This year’s VIROEXPO agricultural fair in Virovitica featured the Netherlands as partner country. This gave the Netherlands Embassy in Zagreb the opportunity to promote economic ties between the Netherlands and Croatia and invite Dutch agriculture and horticulture companies to explore business opportunities in the Virovitica region.

Water Management and EU Funds Day

12 February 2014

Focussing on matching Croatian needs with Dutch expertise and experience, on 12 February the Embassy organized the Water Management and EU Funds Day in Zagreb which attracted over 300 Croatian visitors and around 15 representatives of Dutch companies active in the water sector.

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+385 1 464 2200


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July 23, 2014 National Day of Mourning July 23, 2014. Prime Minister Rutte has declared that today, Wednesday 23 July 2014, is a National Day of Mourning. On this day the first victims of flight MH17 will arrive in Eindhoven. The latest news items on the disaster can be found on http:// Statements of the Dutch government are available in English here: An on line book of condolence has been opened on http:// For the English version, you can click here:

July 18, 2014 The Netherlands is deeply shocked by the terrible air disaster involving flight MH17. We mourn all those who were on board, whatever their nationality. Our thoughts are with their loved ones, friends, colleagues and acquaintances. The Dutch government is doing all it can to gain clarity for the victims’ families as swiftly as possible. The Netherlands is pressing for an independent and transparent international investigation and calls on all those involved to provide full and immediate cooperation. A crisis team has been set up at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague. Relatives of victims can contact the Ministry on +31 (0)70 348 7770.