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The Netherlands continues contribution to stability in Lebanon

In the years ahead Lebanon can continue to count on Dutch support to increase stability in the fragile country. During a speech ...

News item | 06-04-2018 | 00:00

Foreign minister Blok to visit Moscow

Dutch foreign minister Stef Blok will meet with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on 13 April in Moscow, in an effort to keep ...

News item | 05-04-2018 | 15:42

Comprehensive Cabinet delegation on trade mission to China

From 8 to 13 April 2018, Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag, Minister ...

News item | 05-04-2018 | 11:30

Emergency aid for the Yemeni people

The Dutch government will provide aid to the suffering people of Yemen, development minister Sigrid Kaag announced today at the ...

News item | 04-04-2018 | 00:00

Foreign minister Stef Blok to travel to the Caribbean and Colombia

On Monday 2 April, Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok will travel to the Caribbean part of the Kingdom, where he will visit St ...

News item | 30-03-2018 | 00:00

Dutch Cabinet: termination of natural gas extraction in Groningen

Natural gas extraction from the Groningenveld gas field will be terminated. Safety perception as well as actual safety can only ...

News item | 29-03-2018 | 16:04

Measures to combat financial flows from countries that are not free

The government is looking at ways to prevent money from foreign countries being used to buy undesirable influence over Dutch ...

News item | 29-03-2018 | 16:00

Appointment of ambassadors

The cabinet has approved eight ambassadorial appointments proposed by foreign minister Stef Blok. The appointments will not be ...

News item | 29-03-2018 | 15:20

Broad government delegation to undertake trade mission to India

Prime minister Mark Rutte, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag, Minister of Agriculture, Nature ...

News item | 28-03-2018 | 22:00

Netherlands to sound alarm on Syria in UN Security Council

On Tuesday Dutch foreign minister Stef Blok, as UN Security Council President, will sound the alarm on the situation in Syria. ...

News item | 27-03-2018 | 10:27