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Government to continue sending expert water teams worldwide

The special teams deployed worldwide by the Netherlands to advise countries on how to protect themselves against flooding will ...

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

Koenders: resolution on Yemen inquiry finally adopted

At the urging of the Netherlands and a coalition of other states, an international and independent inquiry is to be held into...

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...

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

Money to support women’s rights and fight hunger

The Dutch government is giving an additional €4 million to She Decides. She Decides is the international initiative launched by...

News item | 21-09-2017 | 17:00

The Netherlands to make additional contribution to Syria war crimes database

The Netherlands will contribute €1.5 million to the United Nations’ mechanism to collect evidence of atrocities committed in...

News item | 21-09-2017 | 00:00

JIT countries confirm their support for Dutch prosecution of MH17 suspects

On Wednesday in New York the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Malaysia and Ukraine confirmed their political support and...

News item | 20-09-2017 | 23:56

New focus on role of families of returning ISIS fighters

Today in New York foreign minister Bert Koenders said that stronger international cooperation is needed with regard to the...

News item | 20-09-2017 | 13:30

Strong foreign policy remains essential

At the State Opening of Parliament, foreign minister Bert Koenders emphasised that, if the Netherlands is to occupy a strong...

News item | 19-09-2017 | 15:15

Koenders requests UN support for reconstruction of St Maarten

The foreign ministers of the United Kingdom, France and the Kingdom of the Netherlands met on Monday with representatives from...

News item | 18-09-2017 | 19:20

Foreign minister Bert Koenders and actor Johnny de Mol call attention in New York to plight of refugees

Actor and presenter Johnny de Mol will be going behind the scenes of global politics this week. At the invitation of foreign...

News item | 17-09-2017 | 00:00

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