SID Netherlands is a platform where people can meet and share their commitment to successful international cooperation and development.
Civil society, NGOs, students, academics, private partners, government officials, politicians, media and interested citizens are all welcome to join the discussion and shape our global future.

Events
13 December | Trivia Night

13 December | Trivia Night

Because of the steep decline in financial aid for organisations such as SID, in line with this Fall’s ‘A Financial World without the Traditional Financial Institutions?’ theme, we are launching our very own crowdfunding campaign. In order to continue our work, we need your help: support us so we can keep facilitating this platform for...
22 November | The Promises of FinTech:  A Future for the Financial System?

22 November | The Promises of FinTech: A Future for the Financial System?

Some believe that FinTech is the future of the financial system: innovative digital technologies aimed at making banking cheaper and more efficient. It may offer opportunities to connect supply and demand in the financial world without banks being ‘owners’ of financial flows. But is FinTech really a new way of transferring financial resources? Are digital...
Debates that Matter: Help fund our next Spring Debate Series!

Debates that Matter: Help fund our next Spring Debate Series!

Donate   SID-NL has been at the forefront for many years in shaping the debate on development questions and influencing decision-makers. We want to continue our impact on the world of development, as well as continue providing a platform for people to gather, discuss ideas and further expand their knowledge. To do so, we are...
7 April | Syria: Alternative Roads to Peace?

7 April | Syria: Alternative Roads to Peace?

Watch Rafif Jouejati’s interview with Nieuwsuur here. Whilst the formal Syrian peace process has barely started, it is clear this will be a long and challenging road. Many Syrian citizens have fled their homes and are often trying to survive, meanwhile hoping that peace will come soon. If the formal peace talks are not really moving...
15 March | Understanding the Other: Religion as Dialogue

15 March | Understanding the Other: Religion as Dialogue

Religion is nowadays often portrayed as the cause of tension and conflict. However, religion can also be seen as an adequate way to deal with polarization and disagreements. As part of the monthly debate series on ‘Understanding the Other’, this session will explore the role of religion as dialogue. What type of experiences are we...
1 December | Connect, Consult and Cooperate: SID NL Member Special

1 December | Connect, Consult and Cooperate: SID NL Member Special

On the 1st of December, we organized our SID NL Member Special at the ISS in the Hague. This biannual event offered a diverse programme, showcasting the diversity of topics that our members are working on. An afternoon of discussions and debates was closed with drinks in the bar. We would like to thank all...
16 June | SID Café for drinks and discussions!

16 June | SID Café for drinks and discussions!

SID NL Introduces: The SID Café | Drinks and discussion just before the summer kicks off! Ukpabi and Van Norren lifted our thoughts on bringing development to the next level by introducing the essential value of Ubuntu in African societies in international cooperation and development.