Foreign aid and Its Unintended Consequences

The panel discussion will kick-off with an introduction of the book ‘Foreign Aid and Its Unintended Consequences’ by the author Prof. Dr. Dirk-Jan Koch, Chief Science Officer of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Professor on International Trade and Development Cooperation at Radboud University. The introduction is followed by a panel discussion facilitated by Ms Lindy van Vliet (Social Inclusion and Sustainability Leader).

The panel consists of:

  • Prof. dr. Dirk-Jan Koch (Chief Science Officer of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Special Professor of International Trade & Development Cooperation at Radboud University)
  • H.E. Ambassador Mr M. Riaz Hamidullah (Ambassador of Bangladesh to the Netherlands)
  • Mr Jean-Claude Nyamweru (Lecturer and Researcher, University of Burundi, faculty of agronomy and extension sciences; PhD researcher, Wageningen University & Research)
  • Mr Tom Loran (Coordinator Institutional Strengthening, University of Twente)
  • Ms Marieke Nieuwendijk (Regional Manager Asia, Nuffic)

Programme and location


14.00: Walk-in
14.30: Lecture by Prof. Dr. Dirk-Jan Koch
14.50: Panel discussion
16.00: Networking drinks
17.30: End of event

When & where

Date: Tuesday 14 November
Location: Hilton Hotel (Zeestraat 35, The Hague)


Please note that there is limited capacity for this event. To sign up, please make sure to register.

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