Tijmen Rooseboom is the Dutch Ambassador-at-large for Youth, Education and Work. He is appointed to work on the specific challenges and opportunities of young people.
Tijmen works on the Dutch development cooperation priority to help create prospects for young people through investments in skills and jobs, and wants to assist in strengthening the voice of young people in their society, the international dialogue and development programmes. Please check out the Dutch government’s Youth at Heart strategy on government.nl to learn more about this priority.
An ongoing dialogue with young people
As ambassador he maintains a network with international organisations, private sector, governments, donors, civil society, knowledge institutes and youth organisations to stimulate cooperation and address issues involving youth. Tijmen also represents the Netherlands at international events.
Tijmen wants to have an ongoing dialogue with young people, to stay informed on the specific challenges and opportunities young people face and to identify together with young people opportunities for the voice of youth to be heard at the international stage.