Ghana Design Network Embarked On Design Mission To The Netherlands

10-11-2017

Ghana Design Network Embarked On Design Mission To The Netherlands

Three members of the Ghana Design Network embarked on a mission to the Netherlands from 27th October to 2nd November. During the mission, two Board members, Barbara Davies and Hassan Salih, together with GDN coordinator Joana Chemel and the Program Manager, Peter Kersten (host in Netherlands) met with the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RvO) to present on the progress and explore opportunities for the Network. The delegation also visited the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven and met with the organizers of the DDW/World Design Event to explore opportunities in working together and to learn from each other on how to make the creative industry in Ghana as attractive as it is in the Netherlands.

Other meetings included the Association of Dutch Designers (BNO), the Dutch Creative Foundation, Koeweidenpostma and Zicht Online . The GDN delegation finally paid a courtesy call on the current Ghanaian Ambassador to the Netherlands, Her Excellency Mrs. Sophia Horner-Sam and Mrs Doris Breese, the deputy head of mission at the Ghanaian Embassy in the Hague, who reckoned the importance of Design and the Creative Industry and the role it plays in National development.

For more information on GDN, please contact the Program Coordinator Joana Chemel at joana@gnbcc.net or (+233) 0558203017

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