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Government aims to use Security Council term to contribute to peace and security

As a member of the UN Security Council next year, the Kingdom of the Netherlands wants to make an active contribution to ...

News item | 27-10-2017 | 00:00

Foreign ministry welcomes new ministers Zijlstra and Kaag

On Thursday afternoon, Minister of Foreign Affairs Halbe Zijlstra and Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation ...

News item | 26-10-2017 | 14:01

Statement Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders on the liberation of Raqqa

"The liberation of Raqqa is an important milestone in the fight against ISIS. My thoughts go out to those who lost their lives in ...

News item | 20-10-2017 | 21:12

Koenders condemns Israel’s approval of new settlements

Koenders, Israel, settlements

News item | 19-10-2017 | 18:50

Portugal rounds off series of over one hundred trade missions

‘The recent trade mission to Portugal has already borne its first fruit,’ said development and foreign trade minister Lilianne ...

News item | 12-10-2017 | 00:00

Ploumen’s visit to World Bank focuses on strengthening women’s rights

The absence or inadequacy of family planning services and other shortfalls in women’s rights cost the world trillions of euros a ...

News item | 11-10-2017 | 00:00

Government gives more aid to Rohingya refugees

Ploumen, Myanmar, Rohingya

News item | 03-10-2017 | 13:30

Government to continue sending expert water teams worldwide

Ploumen, Schultz van Hagen, water, aid, trade

News item | 30-09-2017 | 18:00

Koenders: resolution on Yemen inquiry finally adopted

Koenders, Human Rights Council, Yemen

News item | 29-09-2017 | 18:00

Koenders welcomes temporary ceasefire with ELN and progress in Colombian peace process

Foreign minister Bert Koenders met with his Colombian counterpart María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar in The Hague on Tuesday to discuss ...

News item | 26-09-2017 | 00:00