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Kaag: aid organisations that tolerate abuse may face sanctions

Dutch aid and development organisations must take steps to prevent future abuse by their staff in crisis zones, and adopt a...

News item | 06-03-2018 | 00:00

Minister Kaag to visit New York and Washington

Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag will visit the US from Sunday to Tuesday for a series of...

News item | 14-01-2018 | 00:00

Zijlstra and Guterres discuss Netherlands’ membership of Security Council

On Friday foreign minister Halbe Zijlstra spoke at length with UN Secretary-General António Guterres. Mr Zijlstra also attended...

News item | 16-12-2017 | 00:00

The Netherlands to make additional contribution to Syria war crimes database

The Netherlands will contribute €1.5 million to the United Nations’ mechanism to collect evidence of atrocities committed in...

News item | 21-09-2017 | 00:00

Foreign minister Bert Koenders and actor Johnny de Mol call attention in New York to plight of refugees

Actor and presenter Johnny de Mol will be going behind the scenes of global politics this week. At the invitation of foreign...

News item | 17-09-2017 | 00:00

Koenders satisfied with award of damages in Arctic Sunrise case

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has said he is satisfied with the final Award on Compensation by the Permanent Court of...

News item | 18-07-2017 | 00:00

The Netherlands pledges to help compensate victims of Congolese war criminal

Victims of a Congolese war criminal are to receive compensation for the suffering they endured, thanks in part to a financial...

News item | 17-05-2017 | 20:03

Netherlands urges Moscow to cooperate with other countries in JIT investigation

The Dutch ambassador in Moscow, Renée Jones-Bos, was today summoned to the Russian foreign ministry, after Dutch foreign...

News item | 03-10-2016 | 00:00

Koenders: cooperation by UN member states crucial in migration issue

During the UN summit on migration in New York on Monday, foreign minister Bert Koenders stressed the need for member states to...

News item | 20-09-2016 | 16:54

Koenders inaugurates rainbow crossing in front of UN headquarters

In New York today, foreign minister Bert Koenders, US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power and New York City officials...

News item | 18-09-2016 | 00:00