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Portugal rounds off series of over one hundred trade missions

‘The recent trade mission to Portugal has already borne its first fruit,’ said development and foreign trade minister Lilianne...

News item | 12-10-2017 | 00:00

Ploumen’s visit to World Bank focuses on strengthening women’s rights

The absence or inadequacy of family planning services and other shortfalls in women’s rights cost the world trillions of euros...

News item | 11-10-2017 | 00:00

Government gives more aid to Rohingya refugees

The government is to provide a second package of emergency aid for refugees fleeing Myanmar. The decision by development...

News item | 03-10-2017 | 13:30

Government to continue sending expert water teams worldwide

The special teams deployed worldwide by the Netherlands to advise countries on how to protect themselves against flooding will ...

News item | 30-09-2017 | 18:00

Koenders: resolution on Yemen inquiry finally adopted

At the urging of the Netherlands and a coalition of other states, an international and independent inquiry is to be held into...

News item | 29-09-2017 | 18:00

Koenders welcomes temporary ceasefire with ELN and progress in Colombian peace process

Foreign minister Bert Koenders met with his Colombian counterpart María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar in The Hague on Tuesday to...

News item | 26-09-2017 | 00:00

Money to support women’s rights and fight hunger

The Dutch government is giving an additional €4 million to She Decides. She Decides is the international initiative launched by...

News item | 21-09-2017 | 17:00

The Netherlands to make additional contribution to Syria war crimes database

The Netherlands will contribute €1.5 million to the United Nations’ mechanism to collect evidence of atrocities committed in...

News item | 21-09-2017 | 00:00

JIT countries confirm their support for Dutch prosecution of MH17 suspects

On Wednesday in New York the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Malaysia and Ukraine confirmed their political support and...

News item | 20-09-2017 | 23:56

New focus on role of families of returning ISIS fighters

Today in New York foreign minister Bert Koenders said that stronger international cooperation is needed with regard to the...

News item | 20-09-2017 | 13:30

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