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Government approves bill for entry into force of EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

The government will introduce a bill as soon as possible to ensure the entry into force of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. ...

News item | 16-12-2016 | 18:09

Appointment of ambassadors and new Deputy Secretary-General

The cabinet has approved the 19 ambassadorial appointments proposed by foreign minister Bert Koenders. The new ambassadors are ...

News item | 16-12-2016 | 17:00

Koenders concludes migrant return agreement with Mali for EU

On Sunday Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders concluded a joint coomuniqué on behalf of the EU that will see more irregular ...

News item | 11-12-2016 | 16:30

Koenders thanks Dutch troops in Mali

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has paid a visit to Dutch military personnel in Mali, thanking them at Camp Castor in Gao for ...

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

New aid for refugees in Syria

The Netherlands is once again coming to the aid of refugees in Syria. The aid is intended for displaced Syrians who are ...

News item | 10-12-2016 | 19:00

Koenders visits Niger, the crossroads of West African migration

On Saturday foreign minister Bert Koenders met with the Nigerien authorities in the capital Niamey, to discuss a joint approach ...

News item | 10-12-2016 | 18:30

Pakistani internet activist to receive 2016 Human Rights Tulip

This Saturday the Pakistani internet activist Nighat Dad will be presented with the Human Rights Tulip for 2016 by development ...

News item | 07-12-2016 | 17:00

Campaign against dirty diesel

Civil society organisations, international organisations and governments have agreed to tackle air pollution caused by dirty ...

News item | 05-12-2016 | 19:45

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 minister ...

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, 28 ...

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

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