Tijmen Rooseboom

Ambassador Youth, Education and Work at Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ambassador Youth, Education and Work at Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Tijmen Rooseboom has been appointed as the Ambassador for Youth at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, focusing on education and work. This position emphasizes the importance of ‘youth’ in the policy of Minister Kaag for Foreign Trade and Development Coordination. The Dutch policy will mainly focus on ‘giving perspective to youth’ by improving education, especially 21st century skills, and youth employment.  

(Before this position Tijmen Rooseboom was Deputy Ambassador to Somalia and he worked for Dutch development bank FMO, the EU and the UN).