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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

Honorary consul in Bremen, Germany: Hylke Boerstra

Hylke Boerstra moved to Germany in 1959, at the age of 4. For over 20 years now, he has been the honorary consul in Bremen. Hylke ...

News item | 15-03-2022 | 09:55

Honorary consuls in Cambodia: Godie van de Paal and Billy Barnaart

Back at the very start of the coronavirus crisis the cruise ship Westerdam spent days on end criss-crossing the South China Sea. ...

News item | 15-03-2022 | 09:21

Honorary consul in Phoenix: Odette Bakker

In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, Odette Bakker was appointed honorary consul in the American city of Phoenix, Arizona. ...

News item | 15-03-2022 | 09:12

Women take the lead in the battle against climate change

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs believes it is important for women worldwide to have a say in climate policy, as only a diverse ...

News item | 14-03-2022 | 12:43

The Netherlands and Australia submit complaint against Russia to the International Civil Aviation Organization

The Netherlands and Australia have instituted legal proceedings before the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) ...

News item | 14-03-2022 | 08:56

Gender equality for a sustainable future

During International Women’s Day 2022 Pascalle Grotenhuis and Aniek Moonen talk about the strengths of women and young people in ...

News item | 08-03-2022 | 11:52

Embassy in Moscow updates Dutch nationals about situation in Russia

The Dutch embassy in Moscow has advised Dutch nationals to leave Russia. It is vital that Dutch nationals who intend to remain, ...

News item | 03-03-2022 | 13:39

Climate adaptation: an award-winning Dutch answer to the drought in Ethiopia

The latest IPCC report shows that climate change is having a huge impact. That’s why the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is committed ...

News item | 28-02-2022 | 12:51