Israel – Netherlands Circular Economy Forum

online | 26th of January 2022

Together with Holland Circular Hotspot and Circular Economy Israel Platform, the Dutch Embassy in Israel is organizing an inaugural forum on Circular Construction and Infrastructure. The objective is to show collaboration opportunities for circular construction of buildings and infrastructure and foster commercial partnerships and transactions between Israeli and Dutch stakeholders for a circular way of building. It will consist of talks from experts, where Dutch and Israeli best practices in circular construction and infrastructure will be shared. Participants will have a platform to hold discussions, interact and network after the sessions.

All interested individuals, businesses, and government officials from Israel and The Netherlands are cordially invited to participate in this event.

For Registration and more information, here.



Opening by Moderator
Ruben Dubelaar, Senior Advisor International Strategy for Holland Circular Hotspot

Welcoming words by H.E. Hans Docter, Dutch Ambassador to Israel

Welcome And Introduction: The Israeli building sector
Sharon Artzy, Founder & Managing Director of Circular Economy IL Platform

Circular Economy, Dutch best practices in Construction & Infrastructure
Freek Van Eijk, Director of Holland Circular Hotspot

Best practices on circular procurement in The Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure & Water Management / Public Work Authorities

Best practices on Dutch – Israeli collaboration on Construction and Infrastructure
Mvrdv – Mr. Jan Knikker
Icl – Mr. Nitzan Moshe

Israeli stakeholder reflections
Informal discussion, led by: Sharon Artzy and Ruben Dubelaar
Conditions for circular economy to grow in Israel
Opportunities for collaboration between The Netherlands and Israel

Wrap up and next steps with speakers
Circular Economy IL and Holland Circular Hotspot
Discussion on Dutch – Israeli platform