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Koenders to attend signing of peace agreement in Colombia

Foreign minister Bert Koenders will be present when the peace agreement between the Colombian government and FARC rebels is...

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

Ukraine returns stolen paintings to Westfries Museum

The Ukrainian authorities returned five Dutch paintings to the Westfries Museum on Friday. The handover took place at the Dutch...

News item | 16-09-2016 | 13:01

Koenders underlines common security interests after Johnson visit

Foreign minister Bert Koenders and his British counterpart Boris Johnson met on Friday in Arnhem to discuss the security...

News item | 16-09-2016 | 00:00

Koenders holds talks with Kurdish leader on future of Syria

Today, Dutch foreign minister Bert Koenders held talks in The Hague with Ibrahim Biro, chairman of the Kurdish National Council...

News item | 15-09-2016 | 00:00

Ploumen’s policy results in 190,000 jobs

The 2016 edition of development minister Lilianne Ploumen’s ‘Development Results in Perspective’ report gives insight into the...

News item | 15-09-2016 | 00:00

Bert Koenders and Boris Johnson to attend British commemoration of Battle of Arnhem

On Friday foreign minister Bert Koenders and his British counterpart Boris Johnson will together attend a British commemoration...

News item | 14-09-2016 | 17:21

Cabinet: National raw materials agreement to foster circular economy by 2050

A national raw materials agreement will be concluded to ensure that the Dutch economy will be running completely on reusable...

News item | 14-09-2016 | 09:11

Ploumen to attend UN General Assembly and Obama’s refugee summit in New York

Foreign trade and development minister Lilianne Ploumen will deliver a speech at the Leaders’ Summit on Refugees, an initiative...

News item | 13-09-2016 | 00:00

Ploumen calls on donors: Don’t abandon South Sudan’s refugees

Foreign trade and development cooperation minister Lilianne Ploumen is calling urgently on UNHCR and WFP donor countries to...

News item | 12-09-2016 | 00:00

Koenders: respecting Syrian ceasefire is matter of life and death

Foreign minister Bert Koenders believes that a ceasefire in Syria could be a matter of life and death. It may be a...

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

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