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Ploumen pleased with Verburg’s appointment to UN position

Minister for Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen welcomed the appointment of Gerda Verburg as Coordinator of ...

News item | 04-03-2016 | 08:54

Dutch aid to help deal with effects of El Niño

The government is providing aid to people in the Horn of Africa and southern Africa who are at great risk from the effects of El ...

News item | 01-03-2016 | 15:05

Migration and Global Goals high on agenda for Ploumen’s trip to Malawi and Ethiopia

On Tuesday 1 March the Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Lilianne Ploumen, will begin a four-day working ...

News item | 23-02-2016 | 16:49

Ploumen to play leading role in efforts to make emergency aid more innovative

The Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Lilianne Ploumen, will launch a debate on innovation in humanitarian ...

News item | 22-02-2016 | 08:38

Dutch aid for refugees in Serbia

The Netherlands has donated four ambulances and 3,850 sleeping bags to Serbia for the reception of refugees. This was announced ...

News item | 17-02-2016 | 13:56

Ploumen praises Ban Ki-moon’s approach to humanitarian aid reform

Development cooperation minister Lillian Ploumen has praised the new humanitarian aid reforms proposed in ‘One Humanity: Shared ...

News item | 10-02-2016 | 09:35

Thousands of Syrian students to return to campus

Thanks in part to support from the Netherlands and Qatar, thousands of young Syrian refugees will start studying in their own ...

News item | 03-02-2016 | 16:06

Substantial new aid package for refugees in Syrian region

The government is setting aside an additional amount of over €45 million for aid to refugees in the Syrian region. This was ...

News item | 25-01-2016 | 13:47

Aid for victims of Syria’s impending famine

The Netherlands will donate €4 million in aid to people facing starvation in Syria, development minister Lilianne Ploumen ...

News item | 20-01-2016 | 10:35

Netherlands working towards safer Sahel region

The Netherlands is set to invest 1.5 million euros to make it more difficult for people smugglers to operate in the Sahel region. ...

News item | 06-01-2016 | 16:24