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Government aims to use Security Council term to contribute to peace and security

As a member of the UN Security Council next year, the Kingdom of the Netherlands wants to make an active contribution to ...

News item | 27-10-2017 | 00:00

Koenders welcomes temporary ceasefire with ELN and progress in Colombian peace process

Foreign minister Bert Koenders met with his Colombian counterpart María Ángela Holguín Cuéllar in The Hague on Tuesday to discuss ...

News item | 26-09-2017 | 00:00

The Netherlands to make additional contribution to Syria war crimes database

The Netherlands will contribute €1.5 million to the United Nations’ mechanism to collect evidence of atrocities committed in ...

News item | 21-09-2017 | 00:00

Foreign minister Bert Koenders and actor Johnny de Mol call attention in New York to plight of refugees

Actor and presenter Johnny de Mol will be going behind the scenes of global politics this week. At the invitation of foreign ...

News item | 17-09-2017 | 00:00

The Netherlands to extend involvement in Mali, Iraq and Afghanistan missions

Next year, the Netherlands will continue its active participation in the UN peace mission in Mali, the international anti-ISIS ...

News item | 13-09-2017 | 17:29

Netherlands condemns sixth nuclear test by North Korea

The Netherlands has strongly condemned the nuclear test conducted by North Korea today. The Royal Netherlands Meteorological ...

News item | 03-09-2017 | 00:00

The Netherlands contributes to more effective UN operations

As a member of the UN Security Council next year, the Netherlands will actively support the United Nations in modernising and ...

News item | 01-09-2017 | 18:00

Koenders satisfied with award of damages in Arctic Sunrise case

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has said he is satisfied with the final Award on Compensation by the Permanent Court of ...

News item | 18-07-2017 | 00:00

Koenders calls for UN sanctions on people smugglers in Libya

UN sanctions on people smugglers in Libya

News item | 06-07-2017 | 00:00

Dutch diplomatic representative to return to Tripoli

The Netherlands is once again to station its own diplomatic representative in Tripoli. However, it remains too early to ...

News item | 29-06-2017 | 00:00