Information for the press

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs media relations team can only be contacted by the media. If you are not a journalist, please use the contact form or call 1400 (Monday to Friday, 08.00 to 18.00). If you are calling from outside the Netherlands, please dial +31 (0)77 465 6767.

During office hours the media relations team can be reached on +31 (0)70 348 7510 or on the numbers given below. Please call +31 (0)70 348 6486 outside of office hours. You will be redirected to the 24/7 Contact Center after the automated message.

Media relations Foreign Policy, EU

Media relations Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation

  • Herman van Gelderen, tel. +31 (0)70 348 4167, herman-van.gelderen@minbuza.nl, press secretary to Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation
  • Chris Bakker, tel. +31 (0)70 348 6601, l, press secretary to Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation
  • Miral Scheffer, tel. +31(0)70 348 5455, miral.scheffer@minbuza.nl, press secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Media relations Consular and Corporate matters

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