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Who we are - what we do

Name:  Stichting (=Foundation) CNV Internationaal
Tax number:   851304485
Public Benefit Organisation  CNV Internationaal is recognized as a Public Benefit Organization (ANBI) in the Netherlands. The approval came into effect on January 12, 2012. 
Visiting adress  Tiberdreef 4                
3561 GG  Utrecht
P.O. Box  P.O. Box 2475    
3500 GL  Utrecht
The Netherlands
Telephone   + 31 30 751 1260      
+ 31 30 751 1100


CNV Internationaal’s mission is to contribute to Decent Work in developing countries by applying the CNV principles of international solidarity, individual responsibility, social dialogue and pluralism.
CNV Internationaal achieves this strengthening of the position of employees in both the formal and informal economy through strong social partners and by promoting sustainability in the chain. 
In the Netherlands, CNV Internationaal – together with the CNV Confederation and the CNV trade unions – contributes to Decent Work in developing countries through lobbying, policy and awareness campaigns.


The Board of CNV is also the Board of CNV Internationaal and consits of 

  • President CNV Internationaal - Temporarily vacant
  • Secretary / Treasurer CNV Internationaal - Jan-Pieter Daems


  • Piet Fortuin: CNV President and President of  CNV Vakmensen (CNV Union for private sector employees)).
  • Patrick Fey:  CNV Vice-president and President  CNV Connectief and CNV Overheid en Publieke Diensten (CNV Union for Government and Public Services employees).
  • Jan-Pieter Daems: Board member CNV Confederation
  • Justine Feitsma: President CNV Jongeren (CNV Youth organisation)
  • Jessica Hoitink: Board member bestuurslid CNV Vakmensen; board member CNV 
  • Daniëlle Woestenberg: President CNV Onderwijs (education, part of CNV Connectief); board member CNV 


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Elles van Ark

Managing Director

Maurice van Beers

Regional Coordinator Latin America

Roeland Boes


Olivia Bwalya

M&E Officer

Marjolein Groenewegen

Senior Programme Officer  

Marjolein Hammink

Communication Officer

Corita Johannes

Communication Officer 

Isabelle de Lijser

Programme Officer Indonesia & Vietnam

Nicole Mathot

Regional coordinator Africa

Jan Ridder

Senior Programme Officer

Suzan Cornelissen

Programme Officer Asia 

Imron Sahetapy 

PMEL coordinator 

Hanneke Smits

Regional Coordinator Asia

Eva Smulders

Eva Smulders


Nicole Vrolijk

Programme Assistant

Anne Wehkamp

Decent Work