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Ploumen calls on donors: Don’t abandon South Sudan’s refugees

Foreign trade and development cooperation minister Lilianne Ploumen is calling urgently on UNHCR and WFP donor countries to avert ...

News item | 12-09-2016 | 00:00

Koenders and Ploumen meet Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan, the founding chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation and former UN Secretary-General, had a meeting today with foreign ...

News item | 30-08-2016 | 15:00

Netherlands helps developing countries digitalise trade

To foster cheaper and easier trade, the Netherlands is making an effective electronic certification tool for agricultural ...

News item | 22-07-2016 | 17:20

Ploumen: major steps have been taken to improve the efficiency of emergency aid

Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen is enthusiastic about agreements that have been made at ...

News item | 25-05-2016 | 10:01

The Netherlands pledges extra educational support for refugee children

The government is to provide additional funding to educate children in emergency situations and long-term crises. This was ...

News item | 23-05-2016 | 00:00

New Dutch aid to combat effects of El Niño

The Netherlands has made a further contribution to combating the threat posed by El Niño of serious food shortages in Africa. ‘In ...

News item | 19-05-2016 | 11:38

Dutch airline KLM transports aid supplies to Ecuador

This evening the Netherlands will send a large cargo of aid supplies to Ecuador to support relief work there following last ...

News item | 12-05-2016 | 16:49

Libya to receive Dutch support

On Thursday foreign minister Bert Koenders visited Tripoli, where he met with Libyan prime minister Fayez Al Sarraj. It was the ...

News item | 09-05-2016 | 15:46

Dutch aid for Ecuador

The Dutch government is assisting those affected by the devastating earthquake that struck Ecuador last week. Emergency funding ...

News item | 25-04-2016 | 00:00

Soft loans for Jordan and Lebanon have been approved

The World Bank has taken definite steps to extend soft (i.e. low-interest) loans to Jordan and Lebanon, in order to bolster the ...

News item | 18-04-2016 | 16:27