Development cooperation needs to become more effective and efficient. The Netherlands has therefore undertaken a fundamental review of development policy. It has decided to assist fewer partner countries while focusing on 4 spearhead areas in which the Netherlands can add special value.
- Trade and development cooperation
- Dutch development cooperation policy
- International Public Goods (IPG's)
- Doing business in developing countries
- Financing development cooperation
Ploumen to visit Bangladesh for textile conference and girls’ rights
Foreign trade and development cooperation minister Lilianne Ploumen will visit Bangladesh on 28 and 29 September. There she...
At Obama summit, Ploumen says promises must be kept
At the migration summit in New York this evening – an initiative of US President Barack Obama – development minister Lilianne...
Foreign trade and development budget: voluntary agreements, combating poverty and making trade fairer
In the new budget year, foreign trade and development minister Lilianne Ploumen wants to finalise a series of sector-specific...
Ploumen’s policy results in 190,000 jobs
The 2016 edition of development minister Lilianne Ploumen’s ‘Development Results in Perspective’ report gives insight into the...
Ploumen to attend UN General Assembly and Obama’s refugee summit in New York
Foreign trade and development minister Lilianne Ploumen will deliver a speech at the Leaders’ Summit on Refugees, an initiative...