Membership of the association is a privilege exclusively granted to consular officers, honorary consuls, former honorary consuls and career consuls of foreign powers working in the court region of Rotterdam, the court region of The Hague, as well interested consuls in other court regions in the Netherlands.
The mission of the association is to:
- maintain relations between the members,
- exchange of knowledge and expertise,
- build up a good network,
- maintain and develop good relations with the public authorities and with the business, culture and scientific communities in the Netherlands, as well with similar international organisations.
- ensure that the relevant parties are aware of our existence, what consuls are and what they do;
- build bridges between the represented and the host country.
The association realises this objective by organising on a regular basis, meetings and events for the members, meetings with all relevant public authorities as well as meetings with representatives of business, science and cultural communities in the region.
The members of the Association pay an annual fee.
The association has a Board, chosen from among the members by the general meeting. The board consists of a chairman and at least four (4) other persons. Remuneration policy: board members do not receive any compensation; the board members work on voluntary basis.
Represented countries and consulates
Afganistan, Angola, Austria, Armenie, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Botswana, Brazil, Buthan, Cabo Verder, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Ecudor, Estonia, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Grenada, Guinee – Bissau, Haiti, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazachstan, Kenya, Lithaunia, Luxemburg, Monaco, Mexico, Morocco, Norway, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Seychellen, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Thailand, Tunesia, Turkey, Vietnam.
Mr. Eliseo de la Fuente González, Honorary consul of Ecuador
Vice – chairman
Mr. Bert de Nooijer, former Honorary consul of Gambia
Board member – General Secretary
Mrs. Andrea C. Teunissen-Oprea, Honorary Consul of Romania
Board member – Treasurer
Mr. Alexander Roos, Honorary consul of Belize
Mrs. Karin van Rooyen – Winkelman, Honorary consul of Slovenia
Corps Consulaire Nederland
Corps Consulaire Noord Brabant
Corps Consulaire Amsterdam
Corps Consulaire Groningen