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Koenders: Security Council must address security risks arising from climate change

Speaking at the opening of the second Planetary Security Conference at the Peace Palace in The Hague on Monday, foreign...

News item | 05-12-2016 | 16:00

The Netherlands and Belgium redraw their border

The Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bert Koenders, and his Belgian counterpart, Didier Reynders, signed a treaty on Monday,...

News item | 28-11-2016 | 13:30

Foreign minister Koenders expresses his condolences to the Cuban people and government on the death of Fidel Castro

‘A leader of historic proportions, both for the Cuban people and for the international community, has passed away,’ said...

News item | 26-11-2016 | 14:00

Ploumen attends signing of land registry partnership with Indonesia

Kadaster, the Netherlands’ land registry and mapping agency, will be helping the Indonesian authorities to register land...

News item | 23-11-2016 | 15:00

Contracts and partnership agreements worth €100 million signed in Indonesia

During a major trade mission to Indonesia, Dutch companies and their Indonesian partners have signed 38 contracts and...

News item | 23-11-2016 | 14:00

Extra Dutch support for Syria’s rescue workers

The Netherlands has announced it will support a project aimed at reducing the number of casualties of air strikes in the Syrian...

News item | 21-11-2016 | 21:00

Netherlands to use satellites and technology to combat hunger in developing countries

The Netherlands wants to see closer collaboration between high-tech companies and civil society organisations to tackle food...

News item | 15-11-2016 | 18:00

Ploumen to attend UN climate change conference in Marrakech

On 15 and 16 November, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Liliane Ploumen will be in Marrakech to attend...

News item | 12-11-2016 | 12:00

Minister Koenders to discuss global security with Leiden University students

In the wake of the US elections, Dutch foreign minister Bert Koenders noted: ‘The American people have delivered their verdict...

News item | 09-11-2016 | 18:00

Koenders: judge Trump by his actions

Speaking from New Zealand, foreign minister Bert Koenders has given his initial reaction to Donald Trump’s election victory....

News item | 09-11-2016 | 10:00

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