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.
- The Netherlands' military missions
- An international approach to peace and security
- Middle East peace process
- Post-conflict reconstruction
Extra Dutch support for Syria’s rescue workers
The Netherlands has announced it will support a project aimed at reducing the number of casualties of air strikes in the Syrian...
Minister Koenders to discuss global security with Leiden University students
In the wake of the US elections, Dutch foreign minister Bert Koenders noted: ‘The American people have delivered their verdict...
Koenders: ‘Democracy and human rights in Turkey are under pressure’
Following the European Union’s declaration on developments in Turkey, foreign minister Bert Koenders issued the following...
The Netherlands helps to combat people smuggling in Mali
On Monday foreign minister Bert Koenders met with his Malian counterpart, Abdoulaye Diop. The two ministers discussed the peace...
Cyprus-based Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR) wins 2016 Max van der Stoel Award
The Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR), an NGO based in Cyprus, has won the 2016 Max van der Stoel Award...