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Koenders calls on UN to take action

In a debate in the UN Security Council in New York on Tuesday, foreign minister Bert Koenders called on the new UN ...

News item | 10-01-2017 | 19:40

Ploumen: women are key to making communities safer and more peaceful

Development cooperation minister Lilianne Ploumen wants women in conflict areas to be more involved in resolving social problems ...

News item | 01-01-2017 | 16:41

Netherlands supports UN evidence database on atrocities in Syria

The Netherlands will contribute money and expertise to the database being set up by the United Nations to gather evidence of ...

News item | 22-12-2016 | 00:40

Koenders expresses condolences to Coptic Pope in Cairo after terrorist attack

During his working visit to Cairo, foreign minister Bert Koenders today visited the Coptic Orthodox church of St Peter and St ...

News item | 20-12-2016 | 14:00

Koenders visits devastated village in northern Iraq

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders visited the village of Hashansham in northern Iraq on Monday. The village has been ...

News item | 19-12-2016 | 13:00

Koenders meets with Iraqi government to discuss future of Iraq

On Sunday foreign minister Bert Koenders met in Baghdad with the Iraqi prime minister, Haider Al-Abadi, and foreign minister, ...

News item | 18-12-2016 | 16:35

Koenders thanks Dutch troops in Mali

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has paid a visit to Dutch military personnel in Mali, thanking them at Camp Castor in Gao for ...

News item | 11-12-2016 | 12:00

Koenders: Security Council must address security risks arising from climate change

Speaking at the opening of the second Planetary Security Conference at the Peace Palace in The Hague on Monday, foreign minister ...

News item | 05-12-2016 | 16:00

Extra Dutch support for Syria’s rescue workers

The Netherlands has announced it will support a project aimed at reducing the number of casualties of air strikes in the Syrian ...

News item | 21-11-2016 | 21:00

Minister Koenders to discuss global security with Leiden University students

In the wake of the US elections, Dutch foreign minister Bert Koenders noted: ‘The American people have delivered their verdict ...

News item | 09-11-2016 | 18:00