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.
International peace and security
What does NATO do? Foreign Affairs in plain language
21-03-2022 | 13:14
The war in Ukraine ended a long period of peace in Europe. NATO is more important than ever. But what is NATO’s role in the ...
The Netherlands intends to supply military goods to Ukraine
18-02-2022 | 16:52
The Netherlands intends to supply military goods to Ukraine. This was decided by the cabinet today, in response to Ukraine’s ...
Netherlands assumes Presidency of largest UN Executive Board
09-02-2022 | 16:53
In 2022 the Kingdom of the Netherlands holds the Presidency of the UN’s largest Executive Board. As President, Dutch Permanent ...