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 money for de-mining operations in Mosul
Once the Iraqi city of Mosul has been liberated, its displaced inhabitants must be able to return safely to their homes. This...
Koenders adds 15 Dutch citizens to national terrorism list
Foreign minister Bert Koenders has added 15 Dutch citizens to the national terrorism list. From this point on, these people...
Netherlands to continue contributing to UN mission in Mali in 2017
This Friday the government decided that the Netherlands will again contribute to MINUSMA, the UN peace mission in Mali, in 2017.
Netherlands urges Moscow to cooperate with other countries in JIT investigation
The Dutch ambassador in Moscow, Renée Jones-Bos, was today summoned to the Russian foreign ministry, after Dutch foreign...
Koenders welcomes greater scope for investigation of abuses in Yemen
Foreign minister Bert Koenders is pleased that there is now greater scope for an independent investigation of violations of...