Ongoing Dutch support for UNICEF

Minister for European Affairs and International Cooperation Ben Knapen and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Anthony Lake yesterday discussed UNICEF’s efforts towards ‘Achieving the MDGs with Equity’.

Mr Knapen emphasised that the Netherlands will continue its cooperation with UNICEF, particularly on education in emergencies and post-conflict situations.

The Minister had previously announced an additional Dutch contribution of EUR 500,000 through UNICEF for the fight against cholera in Haiti.