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
Netherlands pledges €65M to aid Iraq, fight ISIL
The Netherlands has reserved €65 million for assistance to Iraq. The funds are intended for stabilization, demining, emergency...
Netherlands to co-chair anti-ISIL coalition conference in Washington, DC
Dutch foreign minister Bert Koenders will participate in a conference in Washington, DC on Wednesday 20 July on stabilising the...
Response by Bert Koenders, Minister of Foreign Affairs, to the attack in Nice
‘Once again the world has witnessed a brutal and horrific crime against humanity. This time in Nice, where people were...
Europe chooses new safety strategy
At the last European Council of the Dutch Presidency a new strategy was presented for the EU’s external policy. As holder of...
The Netherlands attends Middle East peace process talks
Foreign minister Bert Koenders represented the Netherlands today at a meeting on the Middle East peace process attended by more...