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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

Dutch rescue team goes to Nepal

The Netherlands is sending a team of experts to southern Asia to assist in search and rescue efforts following Saturday’s...

News item | 26-04-2015 | 16:30