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Dutch military providing emergency relief on Dominica

The offshore patrol vessel HNLMS Zeeland will provide emergency relief on the island of Dominica. Like St Maarten, Dominica is...

News item | 22-09-2017 | 16:00

Money to support women’s rights and fight hunger

The Dutch government is giving an additional €4 million to She Decides. She Decides is the international initiative launched by...

News item | 21-09-2017 | 17:00

Groningen and Rotterdam will accommodate Global Climate Adaptation Centre

The international climate adaptation knowledge centre will be accommodated in Rotterdam and Groningen. These two cities have...

News item | 21-09-2017 | 08:00

The Netherlands to make additional contribution to Syria war crimes database

The Netherlands will contribute €1.5 million to the United Nations’ mechanism to collect evidence of atrocities committed in...

News item | 21-09-2017 | 00:00

JIT countries confirm their support for Dutch prosecution of MH17 suspects

On Wednesday in New York the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Malaysia and Ukraine confirmed their political support and...

News item | 20-09-2017 | 23:56

Largest naval vessel bringing relief supplies to Caribbean

The Joint Logistic Support Ship HNLMS Karel Doorman has departed for the Caribbean from the naval port of Den Helder. It is...

News item | 20-09-2017 | 16:55

New focus on role of families of returning ISIS fighters

Today in New York foreign minister Bert Koenders said that stronger international cooperation is needed with regard to the...

News item | 20-09-2017 | 13:30

Delta Programme 2018, Measures to reduce the impact of extreme weather

In order to minimise the impact of waterlogging, heat, drought, and urban flooding, this year’s Delta Programme is the first to...

News item | 19-09-2017 | 15:30

Strong foreign policy remains essential

At the State Opening of Parliament, foreign minister Bert Koenders emphasised that, if the Netherlands is to occupy a strong...

News item | 19-09-2017 | 15:15

Increasing mobility in a more sustainable country

Next year, the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment will be investing 6.2 billion euros in infrastructure, in order...

News item | 19-09-2017 | 15:15

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