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.
Government aims to use Security Council term to contribute to peace and security
27-10-2017 | 00:00
As a member of the UN Security Council next year, the Kingdom of the Netherlands wants to make an active contribution to...
Koenders welcomes temporary ceasefire with ELN and progress in Colombian peace process
26-09-2017 | 00:00
Foreign minister Bert Koenders met with his Colombian counterpart María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar in The Hague on Tuesday to...
The Netherlands to make additional contribution to Syria war crimes database
21-09-2017 | 00:00
The Netherlands will contribute €1.5 million to the United Nations’ mechanism to collect evidence of atrocities committed in...