The Permanent Representation represents the interests and ideals of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in a range of International Organisations in Geneva, dealing with human rights, disarmament, trade and economics, health and humanitarian issues. We work to ensure that the Dutch views and opinions are taken on board by the International Bodies and its Member States.
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The Netherlands invest in strengthening women's organizations in the Global South
03-02-2017 | 12:05
New Dutch funding facility ‘Leading From the South’ open for proposals.
Nighat Dad recipient of 2016 Human Rights Tulip
07-11-2016 | 00:00
The 2016 Human Rights Tulip has been awarded to the Pakistani internet activist Nighat Dad. Foreign minister Bert Koenders will...
RVO/CBI sign Trade for Sustainable Development Principles
30-09-2016 | 00:00
The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO)/ the Centre for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries (CBI) signed the...
Look back at second week HRC33
26-09-2016 | 00:00
Another week of intensive dialogues at the Human Right Council’s 33rd session (HRC33) has ended. The week began with a thorough...
Look back at first week HRC33
19-09-2016 | 00:00
The first week of the 33rd Session of the Human Rights Council has come to its end. It was an intensive week in which the High...
Today excellent presentation of this report by #Controlarms in presence of NL and Australia, main sponsors of this publication. Contributes to transparency in arms trade, to which NL attaches great importance. twitter.com/controlarms/st…
The UN flag is at half-mast today as we mourn the passing of former @UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and we remember his legacy. “He reshaped the United Nations, scaling up our ability to help where it was most needed” - @UNOG_DG bit.ly/2PhLQsR pic.twitter.com/Uy9dzhleVA
Well organized 4th State Parties Conf of #ArmsTradeTreaty in Tokyo. Big compliment for President Amb Takamizawa. In my speech stressed NL view that focus should be on effective implementation and universalization of the Treaty permanentrepresentations.nl/permanent-repr…