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Koenders: signing of Colombia peace agreement is historic milestone

On Monday, foreign minister Bert Koenders witnessed the official signing of the peace agreement between the Colombian government ...

News item | 26-09-2016 | 20:00

The Netherlands accepts the jurisdiction of the ICC over the crime of aggression

The Netherlands has given its formal assent for the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to be ...

News item | 23-09-2016 | 00:00

The Netherlands helps give heroes of Aleppo a voice in New York

On Thursday the Netherlands and Italy jointly hosted a special meeting on Syria in New York. Speakers came from the besieged city ...

News item | 23-09-2016 | 00:00

Netherlands and Italy to work in concert on Security Council

Italy and the Kingdom of the Netherlands will focus their efforts during their membership of the UN Security Council on conflict ...

News item | 22-09-2016 | 14:17

Koenders: cooperation by UN member states crucial in migration issue

During the UN summit on migration in New York on Monday, foreign minister Bert Koenders stressed the need for member states to ...

News item | 20-09-2016 | 16:54

International cooperation more important than ever for Dutch security

The security of the Netherlands and its people will be at the heart of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ budget for the coming ...

News item | 20-09-2016 | 15:19

Koenders: attack on aid convoy has the hallmarks of a war crime

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has strongly condemned the attack on an aid convoy in the Syrian province of Aleppo. ‘A glimmer of ...

News item | 20-09-2016 | 13:40

Extra aid for Yemen, Iraq and the Lake Chad region

Living conditions for millions of people in Yemen, Iraq and the Lake Chad region are continuing to worsen. The Netherlands is ...

News item | 19-09-2016 | 00:00

Koenders to attend signing of peace agreement in Colombia

Foreign minister Bert Koenders will be present when the peace agreement between the Colombian government and FARC rebels is ...

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

Koenders underlines common security interests after Johnson visit

Foreign minister Bert Koenders and his British counterpart Boris Johnson met on Friday in Arnhem to discuss the security ...

News item | 16-09-2016 | 00:00