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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

Netherlands shares Land Registry knowledge with developing countries

The Dutch government and the Land Registry are joining forces in defence of land rights in developing countries. Better...

News item | 12-06-2015 | 11:44

First Cruyff Court opened in India

Foreign trade and development minister Lilianne Ploumen opened India’s first Cruyff Court in Mumbai today. Ms Ploumen is in...

News item | 06-06-2015 | 19:20

Dutch water experts to help Colombia

Once again, Dutch water experts are being deployed abroad to advise on flood prevention. This time in Colombia, where...

News item | 25-05-2015 | 11:28