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Dutch support for Syrian rescue workers

Foreign minister Bert Koenders is providing €4 million over the next two years to support Syria’s White Helmets, a group of ...

News item | 03-12-2015 | 00:00

Koenders urges Burundi to prevent large-scale violence

The Burundian government must do everything it can to prevent civil war in the African country. Those were the words of the ...

News item | 18-11-2015 | 18:35

Koenders discusses international security situation with EU and NATO

‘Close coordination between the EU and NATO is more important than ever in light of the current security situation. The United ...

News item | 17-11-2015 | 16:40

Ploumen tells Security Council: we need greater focus on preventing conflict

Development cooperation and foreign trade minister Lilianne Ploumen will address the UN Security Council today in New York. The ...

News item | 17-11-2015 | 10:40

Netherlands and Estonia to set up cyber platform

The Netherlands and Estonia are to set up a platform on the norms of conduct in cyberspace. An agreement to this effect was ...

News item | 16-11-2015 | 16:59

Koenders: Benelux for a secure Europe

‘The events in Paris have shown that we cannot retreat behind our dikes or allow people to play us off against each other. On the ...

News item | 16-11-2015 | 16:12

‘Refugee crisis demands New Deal with Africa’

Europeans and Africans must work together more effectively to tackle the current problems associated with the many refugees and ...

News item | 07-11-2015 | 11:24

Koenders and Ploumen: ‘Climate change and security are intimately linked’

‘Climate change has a major impact on our security. We can no longer approach these two topics separately,’ said foreign minister ...

News item | 02-11-2015 | 14:57

Medical support for Iraqi armed forces and Kurdish Peshmerga

Defeating ISIS will take time. International coalition efforts have already dealt blows to the group, but it is yet to be ...

News item | 02-11-2015 | 00:00

Koenders responds to air disaster in Egypt

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has expressed his shock at the crash of a Russian passenger aircraft in Egypt. ‘On behalf of the ...

News item | 31-10-2015 | 00:00