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The Netherlands contributes to more effective UN operations

As a member of the UN Security Council next year, the Netherlands will actively support the United Nations in modernising and...

News item | 01-09-2017 | 18:00

Foreign minister Koenders’ response to the liberation of Tal Afar in Iraq

‘The surprisingly quick liberation of Tal Afar is yet another positive result of the international fight against ISIS. I have...

News item | 31-08-2017 | 18:00

Voting opens today for 2017 Human Rights Tulip

Starting today, everyone can cast a vote for one of the nominees for the 2017 Human Rights Tulip, an annual prize awarded by...

News item | 28-08-2017 | 18:45

Foreign minister Koenders on Kenya election: ‘Important to stay calm’

After a turbulent period leading up to the election, the Kenyan people finally had their opportunity to vote on 8 August....

News item | 11-08-2017 | 12:17

Koenders freezes assets of nine Dutch citizens

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has frozen the financial assets of nine Dutch citizens. The nine people concerned have been ...

News item | 04-08-2017 | 00:00

'She Decides' funding reaches €260 million

To date, She Decides, the international initiative of Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation,...

News item | 28-07-2017 | 13:27

Koenders satisfied with award of damages in Arctic Sunrise case

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has said he is satisfied with the final Award on Compensation by the Permanent Court of...

News item | 18-07-2017 | 00:00

Statement minister Koenders on remembrance MH17

It is three years ago to the day that the 298 passengers of flight MH17 set out on what would prove to be their last journey. A...

News item | 17-07-2017 | 16:50

Minister of Security and Justice signs MH17 treaty with Ukraine

Minister of Security and Justice Stef Blok and his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Petrenko today signed a bilateral treaty on...

News item | 07-07-2017 | 16:15

Koenders calls for UN sanctions on people smugglers in Libya

The United Nations should deploy sanctions in the fight against people smuggling and trafficking via Libya, thinks foreign...

News item | 06-07-2017 | 00:00

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