Ambassador of Peru visits CFC

24 September 2020, Amsterdam.    H.E. Ms Marisol Agüero Colunga, newly appointed Ambassador of Peru to the Netherlands, is seen with Managing Director Ambassador Sheikh Mohammed Belal at the Secretariat
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Delegation from Guatemala visits CFC

14 September 2020, Amsterdam.    Ambassador Sheikh Mohammed Belal is seen with Ambassador Eduardo Sperisen Yurt of the Permanent Mission of Guatemala in Geneva discussing their partnership with the CFC
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Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador visits CFC

28 August 2020, Amsterdam.    H.E. Mr. Andrés Terán Parral, Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador to the Netherlands, is seen with Managing Director Ambassador Sheikh Mohammed Belal at the
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Ambassador of the Argentine Republic visits CFC

11 August 2020, Amsterdam.    H.E. Mr. Mario Javier Agustin Oyarzábal, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to the Netherlands, is seen with Managing Director Ambassador Sheikh Mohammed Belal at the
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Ambassador of the Republic of Chile visits CFC

27 July 2020, Amsterdam. H.E. Mrs. María Teresa Infante, Ambassador of the Republic of Chile to the Netherlands, is seen with Managing Director Ambassador Sheikh Mohammed Belal at the
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CFC Annual Report 2019

The year 2019 has been a year of new ideas and project initiatives on a range of subjects covering commodities and their impact on both the producers as well
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CFC joins UN Meeting on LLDCs

26 June 2020, Amsterdam. The CFC participated on the tenth Inter-Agency Consultative Group (IACG) Meeting on the Follow-up and Implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action for the Landlocked
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CFC participates on UN Meeting on LDCs

22 June 2020, Amsterdam. The CFC participated on the Twentieth meeting of the Inter-Agency Consultative Group (IACG) of the United Nations system and international organizations on the Implementation of
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Tolaro Global Cashew Factory Expansion, Benin

2 June 2020, Amsterdam. Tolaro Global (CFC project CFC/2015/06/0032) praised as example of developing Africa’s value chains in the face of the pandemic crisis. Covid-19 is causing significant disruptions
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Visit of the Ambassador of Mexico

28 February 2020, Amsterdam. H.E. Mr. José Antonio Zabalgoitia, Ambassador of Mexico to the Netherlands, and Ms. Desirée Colomé, Economics Affairs, from the Embassy of Mexico in The Netherlands
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Visit by the Bank for International Settlements

13 January 2020, Amsterdam.  The Common Fund for Commodities received Ms. Ulrike Elsenhuber, Senior Relationship Manager and Mr. Prakash, Deputy Head (Foreign Exchange and Gold), from the Bank for
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31st Annual Meeting of the Governing Council

3-4 December 2019, The Hague.  The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) at its 31st Annual Meeting of the Governing Council held in The Hague, The Netherlands appointed Ambassador Sheikh
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Delegation from the Embassy of Costa Rica

21 August 2019, Amsterdam.  Ms. Anna Maria Oduber, Minister Counsellor and Consul General, and Ms. Eliana Villalobos Cárdenas, Minister Counsellor from the Embassy of Costa Rica in The Netherlands
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CFC Annual Report 2018

10 July 2019, Amsterdam. The year 2018 has been full of new initiatives and discussions in a range of subjects covering commodities and their impact on producing and consuming
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Visit of Ambassador of Yemen

8 May 2019, Amsterdam.  H.E. Ms. Sahar Mohammed Abduljabbar Ghanem, Ambassador of the Republic of Yemen in The Netherlands, paid a courtesy visit to the Common Fund for Commodities
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Nominations for the Office of Managing Director

16 April 2019, Amsterdam. The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC), an autonomous intergovernmental financial institution established within the framework of the United Nations, today announced an invitation to its
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Mr. Budi Hartantyo passed away

March 2019, Indonesia.  Born in 1928, Mr. Hartantyo began his international career in the mid 1950s with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and held various positions at Indonesian embassies
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University of Utrecht – Visit of students

26 October 2018, Amsterdam.  The Common Fund for Commodities received a group of students following a multidisciplinary Master’s programme in International Development Studies (IDS) at Utrecht University.  The CFC’s
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Visit of ICO’s Executive Director to CFC

24 October 2018, Amsterdam.  The Managing Director of CFC, Mr. Parvindar Singh, received Mr. José Sette, Executive Director of the International Coffee Organization (London) at the CFC Secretariat in
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66th Meeting of the Executive Board

10 October 2018, Amsterdam. The Executive Board of the Common Fund for Commodities met in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on 10 October 2018 to review operational issues, financial and administrative
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CFC Annual Report 2017

The 2017 Annual Report of the CFC highlights work done during the year and contains a summary on major initiatives undertaken by the Fund. Information is also included on
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Visit of Ambassador of Burundi

12 July 2018, Amsterdam.  H.E. Ms. Vestine Nahimana, Ambassador of the Republic of Burundi in The Netherlands, paid a courtesy visit to the Common Fund for Commodities and met
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Francophone Africa Business Forum (FAB Forum)

19 June 2018, The Hague. The CFC participated in the Francophone Africa Business Forum (FAB Forum) organised by the Netherlands-Africa Business Council (NABC). The Chief Operations Officer of the
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Ambassador of Laos visits CFC

8 March 2018, The Hague. H.E. Mr. Khamkheuang Bounteum, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to the Benelux countries, today paid a courtesy visit to
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