About us - South Africa
The Netherlands missions in South Africa comprise our embassy in Pretoria and our consulate-general in Cape Town. We also have honorary consuls in Botswana, Eswatini, La Reunion, Lesotho and Namibia. As well as providing various consular services, and supporting Dutch nationals abroad, our missions represent the government of the Netherlands in South Africa and work to strengthen the relationship between our countries and promote collaboration. Our ambassador is also officially accredited to SADC.
Solving Global Challenges Together - We stand for openness, innovation, and inclusivity
Through our themes of Innovation, Shared Values, Transformation & Identity, Climate Action and Resilient Cities we work with the following aims:
- To promote trade between the Netherlands and South Africa and contribute to inclusive and sustainable economic growth in South Africa by promoting Dutch investment and trade.
- To enhance cooperation on climate action to the benefit of all parties involved, and to contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals.
- To work hand in hand with South Africa, as a strategic partner, on global and regional issues of common interest, such as security, international law, human rights, and the rule of law in a national and multilateral context, and further the development of peace, stability, migration and security.
- To address issues of our shared historical and cultural background and look for future opportunities to keep working together on cultural issues, including education.