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Netherlands and World Bank join forces on water issues

The World Bank has asked the Netherlands to play a prominent role in tackling global water issues. The country’s water management ...

News item | 11-10-2014 | 10:09

Ploumen: paying tax is essential to promoting development

Companies that operate internationally should do more to ensure that their tax policies meet the norms for corporate social ...

News item | 25-08-2014 | 14:35

Dutch woman to coordinate dismantling of Syria’s chemical weapons

Dutch woman Sigrid Kaag has been appointed special coordinator of the UN-OPCW mission in Syria charged with dismantling the ...

News item | 17-10-2013 | 17:08

Timmermans congratulates Nobel Peace Prize winner OPCW

Minister of Foreign Affairs Frans Timmermans has congratulated The Hague-based Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical ...

News item | 14-10-2013 | 13:51

Agreement with Vietnam opens the door for the Dutch business community

The Netherlands and Vietnam are looking to cooperate in dredging activities in the rivers, coastal areas and irrigation canals in ...

News item | 29-11-2012 | 16:32

Timmermans pleased with resumption of arms treaty negotiations

Minister of Foreign Affairs Frans Timmermans is pleased with the decision to resume negotiations on a United Nations arms trade ...

News item | 09-11-2012 | 13:22

Strengthening the international legal order requires an effective UN

Speaking on Friday to the United Nations General Assembly, foreign minister Uri Rosenthal expressed the Netherlands’ concern ...

News item | 01-10-2012 | 16:35

Rosenthal: preventing atrocities a priority

‘The situation in Syria is a daily reminder that we were unable to prevent this tragedy. The global community simply has to do ...

News item | 01-10-2012 | 16:27

OPCW 15th anniversary: successful and relevant in fight to eradicate chemical weapons

Minister of Foreign Affairs Uri Rosenthal praised the achievements of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on ...

News item | 03-09-2012 | 00:00

Rosenthal: Transatlantic ties as relevant as ever

The transatlantic bond is as important as ever to the Netherlands and essential to global stability. This was the key message ...

News item | 28-08-2012 | 00:00