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Dutch and Australian Foreign Ministers meet to discuss state responsibility of Russia in downing of MH17

Foreign minister Stef Blok and his Australian counterpart Marise Payne have spoken in New York about their countries’ joint ...

News item | 25-09-2018 | 22:16

International cooperation for peace, security and prosperity

Working for peace, security and sustainable development: this is the core of the Netherlands’ integrated foreign policy for the ...

News item | 18-09-2018 | 15:16

Netherlands’ preparations for Brexit in the spotlight during EU visit

On 29 March 2019 – in 200 days’ time – the United Kingdom will leave the European Union. Brexit can have major consequences for ...

News item | 10-09-2018 | 17:30

Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert to become UN envoy for Iraq

The United Nations has today announced that Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert is to become the new Special Representative of the United ...

News item | 01-09-2018 | 00:12

High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein to receive 2018 Human Rights Tulip

2018 Human Rights Tulip

News item | 14-08-2018 | 16:08

Extra investment to fight AIDS

Over 15,000 politicians, policymakers, activists, researchers and advocates from more than 160 countries will be in Amsterdam ...

News item | 23-07-2018 | 21:28

Netherlands invests in NATO’s flank

NAVO, NATO

News item | 12-07-2018 | 15:35

Foreign Minister Blok: ‘I look back on a successful visit to France’

Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok met in Paris with the French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, ...

News item | 11-07-2018 | 09:18

Brighter prospects for displaced Iraqis

The Dutch government will support displaced Iraqis returning to towns and villages recently occupied by ISIS. Sigrid Kaag, the ...

News item | 28-06-2018 | 14:49

Minister Blok to visit Indonesia

On Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 July 2018 foreign minister Stef Blok will visit Indonesia. In Jakarta he will speak with the ...

News item | 28-06-2018 | 13:40