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Broad government delegation to undertake trade mission to India

Prime minister Mark Rutte, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag, Minister of Agriculture, Nature ...

News item | 28-03-2018 | 22:00

Netherlands to sound alarm on Syria in UN Security Council

On Tuesday Dutch foreign minister Stef Blok, as UN Security Council President, will sound the alarm on the situation in Syria....

News item | 27-03-2018 | 10:27

Legislative proposals submitted to Dutch House of Representatives for criminal proceedings related to downing of MH17

Any future MH17 proceedings will be heard by the District Court of The Hague and will cover all victims of the downing of...

News item | 21-03-2018 | 13:29

Working worldwide for the security of the Netherlands: an Integrated International Security Strategy 2018-2022

Events abroad have a direct impact on the security of the Netherlands. Worldwide action on security is therefore needed to ...

News item | 20-03-2018 | 18:00

The Netherlands puts water centre stage at the UN on World Water Day

The role of water in conflicts is often underestimated. It is this urgent message that Minister for Foreign Trade and...

News item | 18-03-2018 | 18:00

Netherlands working in Security Council to help people of Yemen

Under the Netherlands’ presidency, the UN Security Council has spoken out about the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. ‘By doing...

News item | 15-03-2018 | 20:00

Minister Kaag to travel to Congo crisis region

On Monday and Tuesday development minister Sigrid Kaag will visit the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). A significant...

News item | 11-03-2018 | 00:00

Kaag: aid organisations that tolerate abuse may face sanctions

Dutch aid and development organisations must take steps to prevent future abuse by their staff in crisis zones, and adopt a...

News item | 08-03-2018 | 10:52

Kaag: aid organisations that tolerate abuse may face sanctions

Dutch aid and development organisations must take steps to prevent future abuse by their staff in crisis zones, and adopt a...

News item | 06-03-2018 | 00:00

The Netherlands begins term as president of UN Security Council

Today, the Netherlands starts its month-long term as president of United Nations Security Council. This means that the Kingdom...

News item | 01-03-2018 | 00:00

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