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Koenders: we should reflect on our history with Indonesia

On Thursday foreign minister Bert Koenders was at the Erasmus Huis in Jakarta, where he addressed a large audience of young ...

News item | 24-03-2016 | 09:12

Koenders voices concern at growing human rights repression in Egypt

Foreign minister Bert Koenders is concerned about the worsening human rights situation in Egypt. Freedom of expression, ...

News item | 24-03-2016 | 07:08

Koenders and Ploumen send envoy to Honduras

Foreign minister Bert Koenders and trade and development minister Lilianne Ploumen are sending the Dutch ambassador in Costa Rica ...

News item | 06-03-2016 | 15:11

Koenders in Geneva for Human Rights Council and disarmament conference

On Monday foreign minister Bert Koenders will take part in the opening session of the UN Human Rights Council, where he will ...

News item | 26-02-2016 | 10:50

2015 Human Rights Tulip to be awarded to IRA-Mauritania

The 2015 Human Rights Tulip will be awarded on International Human Rights Day, Thursday 10 December, to IRA-Mauritania, an ...

News item | 08-12-2015 | 13:25

The Netherlands to support independent Russian-language media

The Netherlands is earmarking €1.3 million to support independent Russian-language journalism. According to Bert Koenders, ...

News item | 19-11-2015 | 07:02

Koenders urges Burundi to prevent large-scale violence

The Burundian government must do everything it can to prevent civil war in the African country. Those were the words of the ...

News item | 18-11-2015 | 18:35

Koenders: broad-based dialogue on human rights with China

The Netherlands and China recently held a broad-based dialogue on safeguarding human rights. The situation in both countries was ...

News item | 18-10-2015 | 00:00

International Commission on Missing Persons to be based in The Hague

Foreign minister Bert Koenders signed an agreement today establishing the headquarters of the International Commission on Missing ...

News item | 05-10-2015 | 15:17

Relieved Minister Koenders announces release of hostage Anja de Beer

Relieved Minister Koenders announces release of hostage Anja de Beer

News item | 10-09-2015 | 20:39