Netherlands Embassy in Vilnius Lithuania
November 17, 2016 “Startups grow City to City into the World, therefore this City collaboration in-the-making is important - It will strengthen the startup scene in both Amsterdam and Vilnius” as said by Ruben Nieuwenhuis at the Grand Opening of Vilnius Tech Park, marking the start of further intensified cooperation between the cities of Amsterdam and Vilnius. Nieuwenhuis is Private Lead for StartupAmsterdam. He was invited as one of the panellist for the opening discussion by the Netherlands Embassy in Vilnius. Key point in the development of closer ties is the fact that Lithuania’s capital will be the first city in Central and Eastern Europe to start actively with collaborating with Amsterdam via startup bootcamps, soft landing activities and sharing their StartupCity knowledge and initiatives.
September 28, 2016 This morning the families of the victims of the MH17 disaster were briefed by the Joint Investigation Team on the initial findings of the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17. These findings concern the weapon used to down flight MH17, the location from which it was fired and the Buk missile system’s route of transport.