The FONDEMA Foundation works towards a renewed dialogue between Europe and the southern Mediterranean shore and Africa.

2014

Here you can find the latest information about FONDEMA's actions, events and behind-the-scenes preparations for our projects for 2014.

Please select a month from the list below, or scroll down to find out more about our activities.

 

 November 2014

Date   Location   Event
From 04-11 to 15-11   Algiers, Algeria  

Exhibition in Algeria: "Crossed Visions on Europe and Northern Africa"

Following successful exhibitions of  "Crossed Visions on Europe and Northern Africa" in The Hague, the public in Algiers will now have the opportunity to enjoy these twelve series of photographs, each presenting a unique story reflecting each photographer’s perspective on the other culture’s communities.

 
Organized by the NGO FONDEMA in collaboration with photography schools Studio 21 Ecole, based in Tizi Ouzou, Algeria and Keep The Moment, based in The Hague, the exhibition is aimed at facilitating creative exchange between Europe and North Africa.
For more information, click here 

 

         
31-10 
to 07-11
  Algeria   FONDEMA's director, Mrs. E. van Tinteren-America travels to Algeria for the grand opening of the photo exhibit organised by FONDEMA with Algerian and Dutch partners.  She has meetings with public and private bodies as well as with new partners in collaboration with the Ambassy of Algeria in The Netherlands.

 

 October 2014

Date   Location   Event
17-10   Paris  
FONDEMA's Board of Directors had their annual meeting in Paris.
         
12-10   The Hague  

The Arabic Pavilion was back at the Kinderboekenmarkt for 2014! Everyone was invited to come and "Find your Own Tale" with us on the 12th of October from 11:00 - 17:00 at the City Hall of The Hague.  Kids and adults alike experienced a day of Arabic and Dutch tales straight from the authors themselves, interactive theatre and exciting hands-on workshops!  

For more information and pictures from the event, click here !

 July 2014

Date   Location   Event
30-07   The Hague   On the occasion of the 15th Anniversary of the accession of His Majesty King Mohammed VI to the Throne, The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco and Mrs. Abdelouahab Bellouki request the pleasure of the company of Mrs. Eveline J.A. van Tinteren-America, Director of FONDEMA, at a reception taking place in The Hague on the 30th of July, 2014.

         
14-07   The Hague  

Mrs. Eveline J.A. van Tinteren-America, Director of FONDEMA, was invited to the festivities celebrating Bastille Day at the French Embassy on July 14th, 2014.

 

         
04-07   The Hague  

On the occasion of the 20th Celebration of the Rwandan Liberation Day, and the 52nd Anniversary of the Rwandan Independence, the Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda to the Netherlands invited Mrs. Eveline J.A. van Tinteren-America, Director of FONDEMA, to the reception that took place in The Hague on the 4th of July 2014.

         
01-07   The Hague  

Work meeting between the FONDEMA team and Algeria-based STROFIMA Consulting concerning the organization of a business exchange program for Algerian and Dutch companies.



 June 2014

Date   Location   Event
27-06   The Hague  

On the occasion of the Egyptian National Day, The Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt requested the pleasure of the company of Mrs. Eveline J.A. van Tinteren-America, director of FONDEMA, at a Reception on the 27th of June.

 

From 16-06 to 25-06   Algeria  

The Director of FONDEMA, Mrs. Eveline J.A. van Tinteren-America, was on an economic mission to Algeria. During that mission, she met and renewed FONDEMA's friendship with various partners. In particular, she met again His Excellency the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Algeria as well as STROFIMA Consulting (Setif). During this trip, she also had some meetings with some other collegues from FONDEMA, including FONDEMA's President: Mr Ahmed Saouli-Dehili.

On the photo: Mrs Eveline van Tinteren-America, Director of FONDEMA, together with Mr Ali Mansouri, manager of STROFIMA Consulting.

       

On the photo (from left to right): Mrs Eveline van Tinteren-America, Director of FONDEMA, Mr Ali Mansouri, manager of STROFIMA Consulting, Mr Omar Hadjadj, Director of the ANDI office in Sétif, and Mr Bennouari Mesaoud, President of the Chamber of Agriculture of the Wilaya of Sétif.

         
19-06   Amsterdam  

FONDEMA co-organises the Anna-Lindh-Foundation Dutch Network's Common Action 2014, under the theme: "Connecting through Arts".

 

 

May 2014

Date   Location   Event
09-05   The Hague  

FONDEMA in collaboration with photography schools Keep the Moment (Netherlands) and Studio 21 Ecole (Algeria), opened its first international photography exhibition “Crossed Visions on Europe and Northern Africa” (CVENA) on the 9th of May, 2014 at De Bakkerswinkel Den Haag. The exhibition was inaugurated by H.E. the Ambassador of Algeria to the Netherlands. Learn more.

On the photo here below: Her Excellency Mrs Nassima Baghli, the Ambassador of Algeria to the Netherlands, officially opens the exhibition by cutting the ribbon hold by Mrs Eveline van Tinteren-America, the Director of FONDEMA, and Mrs Barbara Smeenk, the founder of the international photography school Keep The Moment.

 

 

 March 2014

Date   Location   Event
27-03   The Hague   On the occasion of the National Day The Ambassador of Tunisia requested the pleasure of the company of Mrs. Eveline J.A. van Tinteren-America, director of FONDEMA, at the Reception on Thursday 27 March 2014, in The Hague.
         
12-03   Amsterdam   FONDEMA attends the 3rd Anna Lindh Foundation Consortium meeting to discuss on proceedings for the ALF Network Event.
         
10-03   Rabat
 

On 10th of March 2014 the Director of Fondema Mrs van-Tinteren America met with the Dutch Ambassador to Morocco to introduce our partners Maison de Commerce Pays-Bas et Maghreb (MCP-M) to the Ambassador.

The Director also met with NIMAR, as well as with the Vice-President of Mohammed V-Agdal University, Mr. El Hani.

         
03-03   Taroudant   Mrs van Tinteren-Ameria attended the Arab-African Skydiving Championship 2014 in Taroudant, Morocco.
         

 

 February 2014

Date   Location   Event
27-02   Morocco  

The Director of FONDEMA, Eveline van Tinteren-America traveled to Morocco on the 27th of February to attend the Arab-African Skydiving Championship 2014 in Taroudant.

Invited by Mr. Hans Lenior, the President of Maison de Commerce Pays-Bas et Maghreb (MCP-M), Mrs. van Tinteren-America also met the President of the Royal Moroccan Federation of Leisure and Sport Aviation, the organisers of Skydiving Championship, as well as with a number of partners in Rabat and Casablanca.

The visit to Morocco lasted until the 11th March, 2014.

26- 02   The Hague  

The Ambassador of Algeria met FONDEMA's director to discuss the preparation for the launch of the book "Zakendoen met Algerije - het land en de mogelijkheden" - "Doing Business with Algeria". Created with support of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this book will serve as a comprehensive guide for businesses that wish to work with Algeria. FONDEMA believes that cultural understanding lies at the core of successful international business cooperation, and therefore, this book serves an essential role as a guide for businesses operating in a different culture. This book is a step towards stronger cooperation between the Netherlands and Algeria, and more importantly, a sign of recognition of the role of cultural sensitivity in all international operations. 

25-02   The Hague   FONDEMA and  Maison de Commerce Pays-Bas & Maghreb met with NABC and several other partners to discuss the "Africa Works" conference organized by NABC, which is due to take place in November 2014.
17-02   Leusden   FONDEMA and Maison de Commerce Pays-Bas & Maghreb met to discuss further collaboration.
25 - 02   The Hague   FONDEMA met with their partner Maison de Commerce Pays-Bas & Maghreb ( MCPM) to discuss the planned economic programmes on which FONDEMA will work together with MCPM.
06-02
  Amsterdam
 

FONDEMA, member of the Anna Lindh Foundation,  met with the Consortium of Anna Lindh Foundation to organise the Common Action Event, which took place on the 9th of June under the theme "International Dialogue & the Creative Arts". 

On the photo (left to right): Mrs. van-Tinteren-America, Director of Fondema; Neil van der Linden, individual member; Judith Geerling and Dominique, Euroclio; Ajiel Barel, Director of Bureau Barel; Elizaveta Shulyndina, Fondema Communications Manager.

05- 02   The Hague   As a result of freshly established partnership with Fondema, Maison de Commerce Pays-Bas & Maroc announced the change of the name of the organisation to Maison de Commerce Pays-Bas & Maghreb, to exhibit their expansion of operations from Morocco to the Mediterranean Region.
04-02   The Hague   FONDEMA met with the director of the Kinderboekenmarkt in order to prepare the Arabic Pavilion for the event, which will take place in October 2014. Last year FONDEMA set up the very successful Arabic Pavilion with various workshops on Arabic art, book readings and speeches by experts in Arabic culture. This year FONDEMA plans to repeat the experience and create an even more successful Arabic Pavilion II. 
01-02
  Paris
 

Meeting of FONDEMA's Board of Trustees. Our Board of Trustees is the main directive body of the FONDEMA foundation. Thus during this meeting the board discussed plans and determined the agenda for 2014.

On the photo:Mr. Ahmed Saouli-Dehili, President, and Mrs. Eveline van Tinteren-America, Director

         


 January 2014

Date    Location   Event
30-01   The Hague  

FONDEMA meets with EuroClio, the head of the Dutch Anna Lindh Foundation Consortium, to discuss the role of FONDEMA in organisation of the Common Action Day, which will take place on the 9th of June. This year, FONDEMA will take the responsibility of PR and Communications for the event.

28-01   The Hague  

FONDEMA meets Maison de Commerce Pays-Bas & Maroc to establish a new partnership in business development area.

 On the photo (left to right): Mr. Hans Lenior, president of Maison de Commerce; Mr Marco Rensma, secretary; Ms Nadia Bellami, treasurer, Mrs Eveline van Tinteren-America, director of FONDEMA.

22-01   The Hague  

FONDEMA meets MEYS in the Hague to discuss preparation for economic exchange projects across the Mediterranean.

15-01   Rotterdam   FONDEMA meets with the MA and BA students of the Rotterdam Business School to discuss the B2B event organized for Algerian and Dutch companies by FONDEMA in cooperation with RBS.
14-01   The Hague   FONDEMA meets with AgentschapNL.
13-01   The Hague  

FONDEMA meets with MEYS.EU.

FONDEMA attends 'Private Sector Development for Employment and Stability' event at The Hague Institute for Global Justice.