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Results site: accessible portal opens up the world of development cooperation
Wednesday 17 May is Accountability Day. This is the day when the Dutch Minister of Finance presents the central government annual ...
Achieving the SDGs by 2030: ‘Calling it mission impossible is not an acceptable answer!’
In 2015, 193 member countries of the United Nations agreed to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s), to be achieved by 2030. ...
Fighting in Sudan - Updates from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
On 15 April violent clashes between government forces and militias began in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. Fighting is also ...
European Union (EU) imposes further sanctions on Syrian regime
On 24 April 2023 the European Union (EU), at the initiative of the Netherlands and other member states, adopted additional ...
New Dutch embassy shows Dutch support for Moldova’s future EU membership
Today the Netherlands is opening a new embassy in Chișinău, the capital of the Eastern European country of Moldova. Why has the ...
‘Lawlessness in Khartoum is growing by the day’
Since the outbreak of fighting in Sudan on Saturday, staff members at the embassy in Khartoum have been confined to their homes. ...
Movies that Matter: powerful films that illuminate foreign policy themes
The 2023 edition of the Movies that Matter festival took place in The Hague from 24 March to 1 April. Each year during the ...
‘Landmines are potential unseen killers’
Every year landmines claim thousands of victims worldwide, sometimes long after a conflict has ended. On the International Day ...
War in Ukraine: the Netherlands working to stop war crimes and fight impunity
Russia’s aggression against Ukraine is destroying the lives of millions of Ukrainians and severely impacting stability around the ...
First support package for Ukraine in 2023: €274 million for defence and recovery
The Netherlands is to provide Ukraine with extra support. On Monday, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation ...