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Netherlands backs curbs on deforestation in developing countries

On behalf of the Dutch government, development minister Bert Koenders is making 15 million euros available for an initiative to ...

News item | 07-12-2007 | 14:47

Koenders travels to Aceh, Kalimantan, Jakarta and Bali

On Wednesday 5 December, development minister Bert Koenders will set off on an eight-day visit to Indonesia. The visit’s main ...

News item | 04-12-2007 | 15:03

Timmermans attends Sharm el Sheikh EU-Africa meeting

Minister for European affairs Frans Timmermans is representing the Netherlands at the EU-Africa ministerial meeting in Sharm el ...

News item | 04-12-2007 | 14:59

Climate change greatest challenge of the 21st century

‘Climate change is the greatest challenge of the 21st century.’ This is what development minister Bert Koenders said on Tuesday ...

News item | 27-11-2007 | 16:03

Timmermans welcomes transatlantic talks on emission trading

On 29 October the European affairs minister Frank Timmermans attended the launch in Lisbon of an international platform that will ...

News item | 30-10-2007 | 09:17

Emission trading systems

Today European affairs minister Frans Timmermans is attending the official launch of a global platform on emission trading ...

News item | 29-10-2007 | 09:22

Verhagen accompanying the Queen on state visit to India

Foreign minister Maxime Verhagen is accompanying HM Queen Beatrix on her state visit to the Republic of India.

News item | 25-10-2007 | 09:42

Koenders supports Zoellick's policy

Development minister Bert Koenders has expressed his support for World Bank policy as outlined by the bank’s president, Robert ...

News item | 22-10-2007 | 10:11

Koenders presents new policy letter 'Our Common Concern'

As part of its development cooperation policy, the Netherlands is to invest more in those fragile states that are lagging the ...

News item | 17-10-2007 | 10:32

Culture binds Europe

On Monday 8 October, minister for European affairs Frans Timmermans met Serbian President Boris Tadic. They talked about the ...

News item | 09-10-2007 | 11:20