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
Koenders convenes meeting for Syria envoys in the Netherlands
On Friday foreign minister Bert Koenders opened a meeting for Syria envoys and members of the Syrian opposition. The envoys,...
100 names on national terrorism list
Foreign minister Bert Koenders has added 10 Dutch nationals to the Netherlands’ terrorism list, due to their involvement in...
Dutch Land Registry providing assistance in Colombia
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders has visited a FARC disarmament zone in Colombia. He did so in the company of his...
Koenders to attend G20 meeting in Bonn and security conference in Munich
On 16 and 17 February, foreign minister Bert Koenders will take part in an informal meeting of the foreign ministers of the G20...
Koenders describes report on mass executions in Syria as ‘horrific’
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders says that there must be no impunity for the mass executions carried out in Syria. He...