Friday, December 9, 2022

Contact

ROYAL NETHERLANDS EMBASSY
Chancery: Simina 29, Belgrade
Tel: +381 (11) 2023-900
Fax: +381 (11) 2023-999
E-mail: bel@minbuza.nl
Web page: https://www.netherlandsworldwide.nl/countries/serbia


Working hours:
Monday – Friday: 08.30-17.00h (Chancery)
Wednesday and Thursday: 09.00-11.00h (Consular Section)


H.E. Joost Reintjes, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

H.E. Joost Reintjes, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

 

Experience

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    Ambassador

    Netherlands embassy Belgrade Mar 2021 – Present · 1 yr 5 mos Belgrado, Servië

     
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    Acting ambassador

    Netherlands embassy Moscow Oct 2020 – Mar 2021 · 6 mos

     
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    Ambassador

    Netherlands Embassy in Saudi Arabia Aug 2016 – Aug 2020 · 4 yrs 1 mo Saudi Arabia

     
      • In 2019, the embassy was elected the most helpful embassy for Dutch companies doing business abroad, in a competition organised by the private sector. In 2017, the embassy finished second in the same competition.Portfolio: bilateral relations, trade/investment, consular, human rights, Yemen, OIC, GCC, counter-terrorism, energy, public relations, management. In 2019, the embassy was elected the most helpful embassy for Dutch companies doing business abroad, in a competition organised by the private sector. In 2017, the embassy finished second in the same competition.

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    Political Director for Latin America, the Caribbean, the USA and Canada

    Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs 2015 – 2016 · 1 yr The Hague, the Netherlands

     
      • In 2016, the Netherlands was elected non-permanent UN Security Council member, with a majority of the Latin-American and Caribbean votes. After 13 years abroad it was quite instructive to be back at HQ, and work relatively close to the Dutch political system.
        Portfolio: relations with US/CDN/Latin-America/Caribbean; Dutch overseas territories; state visits/protocol. In 2016, the Netherlands was elected non-permanent UN Security Council member, with a majority of the Latin-American and Caribbean votes. After 13 years abroad it was quite instructive to be back at HQ, and work relatively close to the Dutch political system.

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    Ambassador to Kenya and Somalia; Permanent Representative to UNEP and UN-Habitat

    Netherlands Embassy, Nairobi, Kenya 2011 – 2015 · 4 yrs Kenya

     

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