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Lilit Martirosyan, winner of the 2020 Human Rights Tulip, to open community centre for transgender people and sex workers

‘Since winning the Human Rights Tulip in 2020 I’ve felt stronger and more protected, knowing that the Dutch government is on my ...

News item | 15-10-2021 | 15:41

Government to deploy C-130 transport aircraft in Mali

Today the government issued a final decision on the deployment of a C-130 Hercules transport aircraft (including crew and support ...

News item | 15-10-2021 | 15:20

Expo 2020 Dubai open: first world exhibition in Gulf Region

After being postponed for more than a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Expo 2020 Dubai will finally open to visitors this ...

News item | 30-09-2021 | 09:06

Dutch innovations connect water, food and energy at Expo 2020 Dubai

To feed the growing world population, we need to rethink the way we use scarce natural resources. At Expo 2020 Dubai, the ...

News item | 30-09-2021 | 09:00

New Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Defence sworn in

On 24 September 2021 Ben Knapen (CDA) was sworn in as the new Minister of Foreign Affairs and Henk Kamp (VVD) as Minister of ...

News item | 24-09-2021 | 12:00

Netherlands provides technical assistance for UN General Assembly

At the request of the United Nations’ Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is providing technical ...

News item | 24-09-2021 | 11:52

Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs Sigrid Kaag steps down

Declaration of Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs Sigrid Kaag on September 16th in the Dutch House of Representatives.

News item | 16-09-2021 | 22:35

Young people worry about food waste: ‘It’s time for action’

‘Young people are willing enough to pay more for organic produce,’ the Dutch UN Youth Representatives Evi Vet and Eva Koffeman ...

News item | 16-09-2021 | 09:47

Important changes for travellers to the Netherlands as of September 4th 2021

On 4 September a number of important changes will come into effect regarding the designation of high-risk and very high-risk ...

News item | 03-09-2021 | 09:00

Foreign Minister Kaag on working visit to Turkey

This afternoon Minister of Foreign Affairs Sigrid Kaag met with her Turkish counterpart, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, to discuss the ...

News item | 02-09-2021 | 20:15