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Timmermans in Slovakia

Timmermans travelled to Slovakia on 2 October to learn about the progress the country has made in implementing European ...

News item | 02-10-2007 | 12:21

Koenders: "The international community must not be allowed to forget Congo"

Development minister Bert Koenders, currently on a visit to the DRC, has responded to an urgent appeal from the UN by allocating ...

News item | 28-09-2007 | 12:29

Verhagen to attend UN General Assembly in New York

Foreign minister Maxime Verhagen leaves on 21 September for the annual week-long General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA) in ...

News item | 21-09-2007 | 13:19

'Rule of Law, Good Governance and Development Cooperation in Turbulent Times'

Minister Koenders focusses here on human rights and legal diversity, examining the tension that sometimes arises between ...

News item | 17-09-2007 | 14:28

Timmermans and Murphy urge stronger role for Europe in climate policy

In an essay on a European climate policy, Europe minister Frans Timmermans and his British colleague Jim Murphy are calling for a ...

News item | 06-09-2007 | 15:50

Verhagen happy with biologist's release

Foreign minister Maxime Verhagen is happy that the Dutch biologist Marc van Roosmalen, imprisoned in Brazil on charges of ...

News item | 08-08-2007 | 16:53

Government Policy Programme for 2007-2011

The Netherlands wants the European Union to be effective and democratic. Security and stability should be improved in regions ...

News item | 19-06-2007 | 13:59

Verhagen in China

Foreign minister Maxime Verhagen’s visit to China this week (15-17 May) coincides with the 35th anniversary of diplomatic ...

News item | 15-05-2007 | 17:14

"US needed to stop global warming"

Europe needs the US to find a way of stopping global warming. According to Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende, we will only ...

News item | 19-04-2007 | 09:46

Koenders addresses Security Council on climate

On 17 April, development minister Bert Koenders spoke at a special session of the UN Security Council devoted to climate change, ...

News item | 18-04-2007 | 09:49