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Honorary consuls in Cambodia: Godie van de Paal and Billy Barnaart

Back at the very start of the coronavirus crisis the cruise ship Westerdam spent days on end criss-crossing the South China Sea. ...

News item | 15-03-2022 | 09:21

Honorary consul in Phoenix: Odette Bakker

In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, Odette Bakker was appointed honorary consul in the American city of Phoenix, Arizona. ...

News item | 15-03-2022 | 09:12

Women take the lead in the battle against climate change

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs believes it is important for women worldwide to have a say in climate policy, as only a diverse ...

News item | 14-03-2022 | 12:43

The Netherlands and Australia submit complaint against Russia to the International Civil Aviation Organization

The Netherlands and Australia have instituted legal proceedings before the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) ...

News item | 14-03-2022 | 08:56

Strengthening French-Dutch cooperation for counterterrorism and combating subversive activity

Minister of Justice and Security Yesilgöz-Zegerius was in Paris this week with a strong delegation from the Dutch government for ...

News item | 10-03-2022 | 13:06

Gender equality for a sustainable future

During International Women’s Day 2022 Pascalle Grotenhuis and Aniek Moonen talk about the strengths of women and young people in ...

News item | 08-03-2022 | 11:52

Many non-Dutch nationals can vote in municipal elections on 16 March

On 16 March 2022, some 13 million people with voting rights in 334 Dutch municipalities can cast their vote in the ...

News item | 03-03-2022 | 15:25

Embassy in Moscow updates Dutch nationals about situation in Russia

The Dutch embassy in Moscow has advised Dutch nationals to leave Russia. It is vital that Dutch nationals who intend to remain, ...

News item | 03-03-2022 | 13:39

Emergency sirens test on Monday 7 March

At noon on the first Monday of the month, all 4,278 emergency sirens in the Netherlands are tested. This will also be the case on ...

News item | 02-03-2022 | 15:30

Initial reception centre for Ukrainian refugees to open in Amsterdam today

As of today, the first wave of Ukrainian refugees who fled to the Netherlands and need a place to stay can make their way to ...

News item | 01-03-2022 | 10:04