Chief Executive Officer of the Port of Rotterdam Authority
Our main sponsorship is a token of appreciation for all the public safety workers who are on hand round the clock and, as a result, make a crucial contribution to the safety of the world port city that is Rotterdam.
Arjan de Zeeuw
Dutch Police Operational Specialist, ex-professional soccer player
After his soccer career ended, he began working as a detective for the Dutch Police force in Noord Holland. Arjan: "Sports, and especially being involved in sports as a team, connect people. It makes us stronger and more involved as a first responder.”
Caroline Nagtegaal - van Doorn
Member of European Parliament (VVD / Renew Europe)
Our emergency providers / social workers are available to us 24/7 - we respect that and are grateful for it every day. During this event in which sport, teamwork, connection are central, we show the power of our emergency services to the whole world!
Dutch Police Trainer and Olympic judoka
Claudia: “During the World Police & Fire Games, we are mainly focused on winning from the competition. But after the Games finish, we are one team again with a common goal: maintaining safety worldwide.”
Jaap de Groot
Reporter, chief editor and analyst for various national and international media and member of the Dutch Sports Council
Jaap: “The World Police & Fire Games offer a gathering of professionals with the same main task worldwide: protecting society. The more this international group of people feels connected to each other, the better it is for humanity."
Peter van Zunderd
Former Chief of Police in the Netherlands
Peter: “The World Police & Fire Games is a sporting event that unites first responders from all over the world and is instrumental in encouraging fellowship and brotherhood."
President of the Executive Board of regional educational centre Zadkine
In 2021, we will welcome thousands of athletes and their families to our hospitable city of Rotterdam. It’s a unique opportunity to proudly show our city to the world. The staff and students of Zadkine are ready to contribute to the success of this unique event!
President of the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences
Safety is a basic requirement. Without safety, life is difficult and learning is impossible. So we are happy to show some real Rotterdam appreciation for the people who take care of our safety.
President of the Executive Board of regional educational centre Albeda
Rotterdam is incredibly proud that the WPFG 2021 is taking place here. I hope a lot of young people will work together to make this a success!