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Planetary Security Conference puts security at heart of climate discussions

On Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 November the Netherlands is holding the first annual Planetary Security Conference at the Peace Palace ...

News item | 28-10-2015 | 00:00

Koenders: violence in Israel and Palestinian Territories must stop

Foreign minister Bert Koenders is concerned about the upsurge of violence in recent weeks in Israel and the Palestinian ...

News item | 16-10-2015 | 23:08

Koenders: deeply concerned by human rights situation in Yemen

Dutch Foreign Minister Mr Bert Koenders is deeply concerned by the human rights situation and violations of humanitarian law in ...

News item | 02-10-2015 | 16:55

Koenders on Russian air strikes in Syria: ‘Efforts must serve same purpose’

In the margins of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, foreign minister Bert Koenders discussed the situation in Syria at ...

News item | 01-10-2015 | 21:30

Koenders allocates more funds for demining in Iraq

‘Explosive remnants of war, like landmines, pose a great danger to these people, who are already traumatised. We must reduce that ...

News item | 30-09-2015 | 17:15

King looks ahead to 70th anniversary of International Court of Justice

According to His Majesty King Willem-Alexander, ‘The International Court of Justice in The Hague is an essential organ for the ...

News item | 29-09-2015 | 00:00

The Netherlands to help UN missions to protect civilians more effectively

The Kingdom of the Netherlands is to train African and European military and civilian leaders of UN missions to protect civilians ...

News item | 28-09-2015 | 22:15

Bert Koenders: only a solution to the Syria conflict can stem flow of refugees

Dutch foreign minister Bert Koenders believes the European Union must do everything in its power, in consultation with Lebanon ...

News item | 22-09-2015 | 13:37

Koenders pledges extra support to Lebanon for reception of refugees

The Netherlands will provide additional aid to Lebanon for the reception of refugees. Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders ...

News item | 21-09-2015 | 18:00

Koenders envisages role for Iran in restoring stability to region

Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders is convinced that Iran can help solve the conflicts in Syria and other countries ...

News item | 20-09-2015 | 10:55