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...
@MoniquevDaalen in dialogue with #SpecialRapporteur #PeacefulAssembly and #Association #HRC38: We are deeply concerned about intensifying restrictions and violence against #CivilSocietyOrganisations and #HumanRightsDefenders, often under the pretexts of security and stability.
@MoniquevDaalen in the #InteractiveDialogue on #SOGI with SR Madrigal Borloz: Violence, including on the basis of real or perceived #SOGI should never be tolerated. The #HumanRights protection and promotion of #LGBTI persons remains an important priority for #KingdomNL pic.twitter.com/naPKdcBjfl