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The Netherlands to seek another term on the Human Rights Council

The Netherlands is looking to rejoin the UN Human Rights Council during the 2020-22 term. ‘It’s the most important...

News item | 26-02-2018 | 00:00

Resignation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

On Tuesday 13 February 2018 the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Halbe Zijlstra, requested King Willem-Alexander to discharge him...

News item | 14-02-2018 | 06:30

First trade mission to Vietnam and Malaysia by foreign trade minister Sigrid Kaag

This week, foreign trade and development cooperation minister Sigrid Kaag will jointly lead a trade delegation to Vietnam and...

News item | 05-02-2018 | 20:00

Statement of the ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands on the bilateral relations with Turkey

The Netherlands and Turkey have recently held talks at various levels. At this stage, these talks do not yet offer a...

News item | 05-02-2018 | 11:13

Foreign investment creates over 12.500 extra jobs

Last year, 357 foreign companies, including Netflix, Merck Performance Materials and Jellice, invested a total of €1.67 billion...

News item | 25-01-2018 | 23:30

She Decides funds for women in Ethiopia, Yemen, Mali, Bangladesh and Mozambique

The budget that the government allocated last year for She Decides – to preserve family planning services – has benefited women...

News item | 25-01-2018 | 14:33

Accelerated assistance for Palestinian refugees in need

The Netherlands is offering accelerated assistance to Palestinian refugees in need. In doing so, the government aims to ensure...

News item | 18-01-2018 | 22:00

Minister Kaag to visit New York and Washington

Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag will visit the US from Sunday to Tuesday for a series of...

News item | 14-01-2018 | 00:00

Creative Twinning: government promotes international cooperation on culture

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is making €5.2 million available for multiannual partnerships between Dutch and foreign...

News item | 10-01-2018 | 17:02

Appointment of ambassadors

The cabinet has approved twelve ambassadorial appointments proposed by foreign minister Halbe Zijnstra. The appointments will...

News item | 22-12-2017 | 00:00

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