Welcome to the Embassy of South Africa to the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Meet the Ambassador

Meet the Ambassador

Mr Vusi Madonsela is Ambassador Extraordinary Plenipotentiary of the Republic of South Africa to the Kingdom of The Netherlands, based in the Mission in The Hague.

He is a lawyer by profession, duly admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa, with vast international experience in the fields of law and social policy.

He has served the Government of the Republic of South Africa as Director-General in various Departments over 19 years:

  • Director-General: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development [2016-2020];
  • Director-General: Department of Cooperative Governance [2012-2016]; and

  • Director-General: Department of Social Development [2003-2012].

Our respective countries enjoy strong historical ties and I trust that my accreditation to the Kingdom of the Netherlands will offer an opportunity to deepen our relations across culture, human rights, climate, trade, education and all other aspects of our bilateral relations.  – Ambassador Madonsela

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