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The Netherlands, Mexico and Malawi team up to tackle floods in Malawi

‘The Netherlands, Mexico and Malawi represent a changing world and a different way of achieving development goals. Traditional...

News item | 04-09-2015 | 00:00

Ploumen welcomes evaluation of development organisations

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased with the positive assessment of the contributions made by a great number of civil...

News item | 02-09-2015 | 14:28

Netherlands to invest in pioneering role in sexual health

Girls being forced to marry older men, HIV infections and AIDS, unwanted and teenage pregnancy: in many developing countries...

News item | 01-09-2015 | 15:38

Substantial aid package for victims of conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Yemen

The humanitarian crises in Syria, Iraq and Yemen have reached unprecedented proportions, with more than 45 million people now...

News item | 28-08-2015 | 20:34

Aid and trade central to global development financing

Aid and trade will play a central role in financing the United Nations’ new development goals. Today it was agreed at the UN...

News item | 15-07-2015 | 18:44

Better tax systems crucial for development

Mobilising the revenues needed to further development and improve people’s lives will depend on broader tax bases, stronger tax...

News item | 15-07-2015 | 09:00

Ploumen demands action on corruption in Benin

The Netherlands wants Benin to take more action to halt the embezzlement of Dutch development funds. Foreign trade and...

News item | 10-07-2015 | 14:54

Government stepping up support to developing countries on tax issues

The Netherlands has agreed on the inclusion of anti-abuse provisions in tax treaties with five developing countries....

News item | 22-06-2015 | 16:00

DRIVE: renewed support for infrastructure in developing countries

The Netherlands has introduced a new scheme providing financial support for large-scale infrastructure projects in developing...

News item | 17-06-2015 | 17:24

Schultz and Ploumen to visit Bangladesh

Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen and Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment...

News item | 12-06-2015 | 11:52