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The Netherlands celebrates 30 years of diplomatic relations with Slovenia and gives a bee house as a present

This year we celebrate 30 years of diplomatic relations with Slovenia. To mark this, on 20 May – World Bee Day – the Netherlands ...

News item | 19-05-2022 | 15:17

A year in Dutch development cooperation: the results

What has a year of development cooperation produced? On Accountability Day the Ministry of Foreign Affairs explains what has been ...

News item | 18-05-2022 | 10:15

Violence against women and girls worldwide: what action is the Netherlands taking?

Read what the Netherlands is doing for women and girls around the world, and why.

News item | 10-05-2022 | 17:15

The Netherlands is seeking to avert an impending environmental disaster in Yemen

The Dutch ambassador to Yemen, Peter Derrek Hof, is working with the UN to help prevent an environmental disaster involving an ...

News item | 10-05-2022 | 08:43

Just Speak! exhibition turns complex problems into cartoons

Just speak! was opened on International Press Freedom Day and will run in The Hague – international city of peace and justice - ...

News item | 04-05-2022 | 15:34

Marking end of Ramadan with Eid Al-Fitr

As the holy month of Ramadan draws to a close, it is time for Muslims all over the world to get ready for their favorite holiday. ...

News item | 29-04-2022 | 13:45

Ukraine: Dutch embassy returns to Kyiv

On 29 April the Dutch ambassador Jennes de Mol and a small number of embassy staff will return to Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. ...

News item | 29-04-2022 | 10:39

Russian response to expulsion of intelligence officers by the Netherlands

Today, the Dutch ambassador in Moscow was summoned to the Russian foreign ministry. Once there, he was informed that Russia ...

News item | 19-04-2022 | 16:53

Dutch embassy returns to Lviv

The Dutch ambassador and a small number of embassy staff returned to Ukraine on 16 April. The diplomats will work from Lviv for ...

News item | 19-04-2022 | 11:59

The Invictus Games in The Hague capture hearts

After a two-year delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the games can finally begin. From 16 to 22 April we will be honouring 500 ...

News item | 15-04-2022 | 13:27