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Prime Minister Rutte and Ministers Koenders and Ploumen to attend 72nd session of UN General Assembly

Prime Minister Mark Rutte will attend the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly in New York from 19 to 21 September. Minister...

News item | 13-09-2017 | 18:00

The Netherlands to extend involvement in Mali, Iraq and Afghanistan missions

Next year, the Netherlands will continue its active participation in the UN peace mission in Mali, the international anti-ISIS...

News item | 13-09-2017 | 17:29

Koenders: ‘Time for Myanmar’s army and politicians to shoulder their responsibility’

According to the latest reports, a further 400,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh, adding to the 400,000 Rohingya...

News item | 13-09-2017 | 14:00

Netherlands welcomes new UN sanctions against North Korea

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders has welcomed last night’s unanimous decision by the United Nations Security Council...

News item | 12-09-2017 | 15:30

The final 3 candidates for the Human Rights Tulip 2017

The final 3 candidates for the Human Rights Tulip 2017 have been selected. The final winner will be elected by the Minister of ...

News item | 08-09-2017 | 10:15

Emergency aid for the Rohinghya

The government is making funds available to provide emergency aid to Myanmar’s displaced Rohingya population. Minister for...

News item | 08-09-2017 | 00:00

Koenders: international cooperation in Caribbean after Hurricane Irma

In Tallinn today, foreign minister Bert Koenders discussed the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean with his...

News item | 07-09-2017 | 00:00

Netherlands condemns sixth nuclear test by North Korea

The Netherlands has strongly condemned the nuclear test conducted by North Korea today. The Royal Netherlands Meteorological...

News item | 03-09-2017 | 00:00

The Netherlands contributes to more effective UN operations

As a member of the UN Security Council next year, the Netherlands will actively support the United Nations in modernising and...

News item | 01-09-2017 | 18:00

Foreign minister Koenders’ response to the liberation of Tal Afar in Iraq

‘The surprisingly quick liberation of Tal Afar is yet another positive result of the international fight against ISIS. I have...

News item | 31-08-2017 | 18:00

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