The Netherlands plays an active role in preventing armed conflict worldwide and strengthening the international legal order by, for instance, participating in peace missions and supporting reconstruction in post-conflict countries. In addition, the Netherlands is host to the International Criminal Court and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.
Brighter prospects for displaced Iraqis
28-06-2018 | 14:49
The Dutch government will support displaced Iraqis returning to towns and villages recently occupied by ISIS. Sigrid Kaag, the...
Netherlands to intensify military mission in Afghanistan and end involvement in Mali
15-06-2018 | 15:45
The Dutch Cabinet today agreed to step up the Netherlands' contribution to the NATO mission in Afghanistan and to extend it by...
Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok on the summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un
12-06-2018 | 13:59
Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok reacts on the Singapore summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader...