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State Secretary Raymond Knops to visit St Maarten, St Eustatius and Saba

State Secretary for the Interior and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops will visit St Maarten, St Eustatius and Saba from Monday...

News item | 16-11-2017 | 15:34

UN Climate Summit: wide support for new climate centre set up in the Netherlands

At the international climate summit in Bonn, Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Water Management) called for...

News item | 14-11-2017 | 15:30

Repatriation and Departure Service celebrates 10 years

‘The government is strongly committed to European cooperation in preventing and solving conflicts which give rise to migration....

News item | 14-11-2017 | 13:18

Financial aid for reconstruction of St Maarten, Saba and St Eustatius

The cabinet has decided to earmark €550 million to create a Dutch fund for the reconstruction of St Maarten. Reconstruction can...

News item | 10-11-2017 | 14:30

Medical supplies to St Maarten hospital

The St Maarten Medical Center (SMMC), the only hospital in St Maarten, received a second shipment of medical supplies on 28...

News item | 10-11-2017 | 14:09

Building supplies delivered to St Eustatius and Saba

In recent weeks cargo ships have delivered building supplies to St Eustatius and Saba. The materials are to be used to repair...

News item | 10-11-2017 | 12:16

Graciela Pérez Rodriguez to receive 2017 Human Rights Tulip

The 2017 Human Rights Tulip has been awarded to Mexican human rights defender Graciela Pérez Rodriguez. Foreign minister Halbe ...

News item | 09-11-2017 | 19:00

St Maarten emergency assistance operation draws to a close

Last Saturday the Royal Netherlands Navy’s biggest vessel, HNLMS Karel Doorman delivered the last emergency aid to St Maarten...

News item | 31-10-2017 | 13:11

Government aims to use Security Council term to contribute to peace and security

As a member of the UN Security Council next year, the Kingdom of the Netherlands wants to make an active contribution to...

News item | 27-10-2017 | 00:00

Foreign ministry welcomes new ministers Zijlstra and Kaag

On Thursday afternoon, Minister of Foreign Affairs Halbe Zijlstra and Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation...

News item | 26-10-2017 | 14:01

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