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Netherlands says more funding needed for efforts to combat impunity worldwide

On Monday Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Wopke Hoekstra organised a meeting of EU foreign ministers with Mr Karim Khan, ...

News item | 11-04-2022 | 09:32

Stef Blok appointed National Coordinator for Sanctions Compliance and Enforcement

Today, former foreign minister Stef Blok was appointed National Coordinator for Sanctions Compliance and Enforcement at the ...

News item | 05-04-2022 | 15:22

Science warns again: world urgently needs to get on track with climate action

A fast transition to renewable energy is key in combating climate change. No one can or should be left behind. To this end, the ...

News item | 04-04-2022 | 17:07

India: a major power that prefers to take a neutral stance

India is a major player on the world stage and in the Pacific, and on many issues it adopts a neutral stance vis-à-vis other ...

News item | 01-04-2022 | 17:22

The Netherlands looks back on a successful Expo in Dubai

Today, six months since its opening, Expo 2020 Dubai is closing for good. This also marks the end of the Netherlands’s ...

News item | 31-03-2022 | 14:38

Transgender people in Argentina and Colombia fight for equal rights

To mark Transgender Day of Visibility on 31 March, the Dutch embassies in Argentina and Colombia are showing how they and their ...

News item | 31-03-2022 | 08:30

Share your ideas on the Netherlands’ new foreign trade and development cooperation policy

Are you active in the area of foreign trade and development cooperation? The Minister for Foreign Trade and Development ...

News item | 22-03-2022 | 15:33

What does an honorary consul do?

Honorary consuls aren’t professional diplomats, but they play an essential part in the Netherlands’ international network. They ...

News item | 22-03-2022 | 09:36

Flooding in South Sudan: ‘Simply building dikes is not the solution’

South Sudan is facing the aftermath of its worst floods since 1960. Over 835,000 people have been affected. Working with many ...

News item | 22-03-2022 | 09:04

What does NATO do? Foreign Affairs in plain language

The war in Ukraine ended a long period of peace in Europe. NATO is more important than ever. But what is NATO’s role in the ...

News item | 21-03-2022 | 13:14