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Koenders: effective counterterrorism is about staying ahead of threats

The counterterrorism community must continuously anticipate new threats. It is vital to identify new trends and share...

News item | 18-05-2017 | 10:30

The Netherlands pledges to help compensate victims of Congolese war criminal

Victims of a Congolese war criminal are to receive compensation for the suffering they endured, thanks in part to a financial...

News item | 17-05-2017 | 20:03

Ploumen, back from Kenya: ‘We need She Decides now more than ever’

‘We need She Decides now more than ever.’ That was development minister Lilianne Ploumen’s message on her return from a two-day...

News item | 17-05-2017 | 16:30

Koenders: equal rights for LHBTI worldwide are still a long way off

On Wednesday 17 May the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress, a symbol of protest against homophobia, made an appearance at the Ministry of...

News item | 15-05-2017 | 17:00

Koenders: we need a solid legal basis for reconstruction of Somalia

Speaking on Thursday at an international conference on Somalia in London, foreign minister Bert Koenders argued that the rule...

News item | 11-05-2017 | 17:00

Koenders visits India to expand ties with one of the world’s fastest-growing economies

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has visited India in order to strengthen political and economic ties with the South Asian...

News item | 10-05-2017 | 17:15

Koenders visits India

From Saturday 5 May to Tuesday 9 May foreign minister Bert Koenders will visit India. The minister’s visit marks this year’s...

News item | 09-05-2017 | 12:30

Koenders promotes interests of Dutch nationals living in UK in Brexit meeting with David Davis

On Monday foreign minister Bert Koenders met with David Davis, the UK secretary of state in charge of Brexit. Mr Davis was in...

News item | 28-04-2017 | 16:00

Koenders responds to Turkish referendum result

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has voiced concerns about the provisional results of the Turkish referendum on amending the...

News item | 19-04-2017 | 09:00

Ploumen to visit US for World Bank and She Decides

Development minister Liliane Ploumen will visit New York and Washington DC from Thursday 20 April through Monday 24 April. The...

News item | 18-04-2017 | 16:08

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