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Koenders calls on Turkey to follow the recommendations of the Council of Europe

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has called on Turkey to follow the recommendations made by the Council of Europe. The minister ...

News item | 19-05-2017 | 14:16

Working together internationally to tackle dementia

There are 47.5 million people in the world living with dementia, and their numbers are steadily increasing. This makes a joint ...

News item | 17-05-2017 | 10:30

Koenders discusses elections and asylum seekers during Albania visit

Albania and Montenegro are making progress towards EU membership, but both countries still have a long way to go before they can ...

News item | 17-04-2017 | 20:15

Koenders responds to Brexit notification: ‘Keep calm, be realistic and negotiate’

Today the United Kingdom formally notified the EU of its intention to leave the Union and initiate negotiations on its ...

News item | 29-03-2017 | 17:33

The Netherlands wants closer Benelux cooperation on security and economic growth

On Thursday afternoon in the Hague, Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders launched the Netherlands’ 2017 presidency of the ...

News item | 26-01-2017 | 20:05

Koenders expects solidarity from Hungary on taking in refugees

Foreign minister Bert Koenders called the authorities in Hungary to account on Tuesday about the country’s asylum policies and ...

News item | 04-10-2016 | 00:00

Koenders underlines common security interests after Johnson visit

Foreign minister Bert Koenders and his British counterpart Boris Johnson met on Friday in Arnhem to discuss the security ...

News item | 16-09-2016 | 00:00

Koenders to discuss Brexit, security and migration on European trip

Foreign minister Bert Koenders will visit several European cities this week. During this trip the agenda will focus on current ...

News item | 31-08-2016 | 14:29

Migration crisis central issue of Dutch EU Presidency

Today the government sent a letter to the House of Representatives taking stock of the Netherlands’ term as holder of the ...

News item | 07-07-2016 | 00:00

Ploumen welcomes European Commission proposal on Canada trade deal

Foreign trade minister Lilianne Ploumen welcomes the European Commission’s proposal to consider the trade accord between the ...

News item | 05-07-2016 | 00:00