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Netherlands unfreezes Libyan assets for medical supplies

The Netherlands is freeing up €100 million of the Libyan regime’s assets that are frozen in the Netherlands at the urgent request ...

News item | 15-08-2011 | 15:21

Emergency aid simply a necessity when people are dying, says Knapen

Minister for International Cooperation Ben Knapen said in a radio interview this morning that aid organisations, both Dutch and ...

News item | 05-08-2011 | 15:32

Rosenthal opens European Model UN in The Hague

On 11 July 2011 this year’s European International Model United Nations (TEIMUN) opened in The Hague, with 200 students taking ...

News item | 11-07-2011 | 12:37

Dutch diplomat wins international prize

Caecilia Wijgers, a member of staff at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has become the first-ever winner of the Palmer Prize for ...

News item | 02-07-2011 | 13:24

Libyan Transitional Council: ‘Prosecute Gaddafi’

The Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) is eager to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) so that Libyan ...

News item | 29-06-2011 | 10:07

Netherlands maintains NATO headquarters at Brunssum

During a meeting in Brussels on 9 June, the Defence ministers of the NATO countries decided on the geographic redistribution of ...

News item | 15-06-2011 | 13:23

The Netherlands supports second term for Ban Ki-moon

Minister of Foreign Affairs Uri Rosenthal supports the candidacy of Ban Ki-moon for a second term as Secretary-General of the ...

News item | 07-06-2011 | 11:34

Diplomats can now use iris scanner at Schiphol

Starting today, diplomats from anywhere in the world can make use of an iris scanner to pass through border controls at Schiphol. ...

News item | 25-05-2011 | 16:45

Netherlands gives 2 million euros in emergency aid for Côte d'Ivoire

The Netherlands is donating 2 million euros to the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) in response to a UN appeal for emergency aid. This ...

News item | 27-04-2011 | 13:31

World Bank discusses approach to fragile states and food price volatility

On Saturday the Minister for European Affairs and International Cooperation Ben Knapen attended the spring meeting of the World ...

News item | 18-04-2011 | 14:11