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Government working to strengthen EMU

The government is working to strengthen the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). Focusing on improving sustainable growth and...

News item | 27-11-2017 | 18:00

Foreign trade and development minister Kaag visits Ghana and AU-EU summit in Côte d’Ivoire

Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag will visit Ghana on Tuesday. Her mission is to build on the ...

News item | 27-11-2017 | 15:38

Support for Jordan and Lebanon

The government is continuing to support soft loans to Jordan and Lebanon. This was announced by Minister for Foreign Trade and ...

News item | 25-11-2017 | 11:00

EU selects Amsterdam as new location for EMA

This evening the General Affairs Council of the European Union decided that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) will relocate...

News item | 20-11-2017 | 18:58

2018 budget for foreign trade and development: extra funds for emergency aid and reception in region

Sigrid Kaag, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, has increased the 2018 budget, which she will be ...

News item | 17-11-2017 | 18:30

Graciela Pérez Rodriguez to receive 2017 Human Rights Tulip

The 2017 Human Rights Tulip has been awarded to Mexican human rights defender Graciela Pérez Rodriguez. Foreign minister Halbe ...

News item | 09-11-2017 | 19:00

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...

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

Koenders condemns Israel’s approval of new settlements

Israel has approved the advancement of plans to build thousands of settlement units across the West Bank.  ‘We condemn the...

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

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