Israel – Netherlands Circular Economy Forum

Tel Aviv, Israel & 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. You can find detailed information for participation and registration below.


Participation details

The event will take place from 15:00 to 17:00 Israel time (14:00-16:00 CET) on the 26th of January, 2022.

Participate in person
You can be present in person in Tel Aviv, Israel for attending this forum. You will have the opportunity to stay and network after the talks.
Address: FBC Lawyers Offices, 27th Floor, Menachem Begin 146, Tel Aviv, Isreal.

Online Participation
This forum is being organised in a hybrid form where you can virtually attend it through a live stream. Please fill the form below to receive the link.

Please let us know of how you wish to attend this event:
RSVP form: Dutch-Israeli Circular Forum

Important: Please note that individuals participating in person will need to adhere to Covid-19 regulations. You must show proof of a Green Pass (‘tav yarok’).


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