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  1. Take part in Human Rights Week

    In 2022 a new Dutch initiative is being launched: Human Rights Week will take place from 5 to 10 December. What are human rights? ...

    News item | 08-11-2022 | 09:48

  2. Dutch Design Week: putting the Netherlands on the map

    Dutch Design Week 2022, currently being held in Eindhoven, will bring together designers and entrepreneurs from all over the ...

    News item | 25-10-2022 | 13:03

  3. Human Rights Tulip 2022: this is the shortlist

    Each year the Ministry of Foreign Affairs awards a human rights defender somewhere in the world a prize: the Human Rights Tulip. ...

    News item | 21-10-2022 | 09:27

  4. Psychosocial support for Ukrainian refugees: more than trauma counselling alone

    The war in Ukraine has prompted the largest refugee flows Europe has seen since the Second World War. Millions of people have ...

    News item | 14-10-2022 | 08:00

  5. Nicaragua breaks diplomatic ties with the Netherlands in exceptional and unusual move

    Nicaragua has unilaterally severed diplomatic relations with the Netherlands. The direct cause was the Netherlands’ decision to ...

    News item | 01-10-2022 | 18:36

  6. Pakistan: catastrophic flooding triggers multiple disasters

    As a result of extreme rainfall, one-third of Pakistan is under water. The floods are affecting 33 million people. Villages and ...

    News item | 26-09-2022 | 09:28

  7. Launch of tender for design and construction of Netherlands Pavilion for Expo 2025 Osaka

    The European tender for the Netherlands Pavilion at Expo 2025 Osaka has officially been launched with its publication on ...

    News item | 23-09-2022 | 09:40

  8. More support to fight HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis

    The Netherlands is making extra funding available to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in developing countries. This was ...

    News item | 21-09-2022 | 20:33

  9. The Netherlands to host international summit on artificial intelligence

    At the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wopke Hoekstra has announced that in February ...

    News item | 21-09-2022 | 15:38

  10. Additional Dutch funds to help salvage oil tanker off the Yemeni coast

    The Netherlands will release an additional €7.5 million for salvage operations to secure the FSO Safer, a floating oil storage ...

    News item | 17-09-2022 | 19:30