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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

Koenders: ‘Democracy and human rights in Turkey are under pressure’

Following the European Union’s declaration on developments in Turkey, foreign minister Bert Koenders issued the following...

News item | 08-11-2016 | 18:00

Government delegation to visit Indonesia and Singapore

Prime Minister Mark Rutte, foreign trade and development cooperation minister Liliane Ploumen, infrastructure minister Melanie...

News item | 08-11-2016 | 11:57

Nighat Dad recipient of 2016 Human Rights Tulip

The 2016 Human Rights Tulip has been awarded to the Pakistani internet activist Nighat Dad. Foreign minister Bert Koenders will...

News item | 06-11-2016 | 10:48

Proportion of women in trade missions rises to 25%

Over the past 6 months the proportion of women participating in trade missions has risen sharply, from 10% to 25%. This is now...

News item | 05-11-2016 | 10:00

Trade mission to Australia already worth over €125 million

The government’s recent trade mission to Australia has already generated more than €125 million worth of business. No fewer...

News item | 04-11-2016 | 15:00

Green light for CETA

EU member states have agreed to sign the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union and...

News item | 29-10-2016 | 12:00

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