As a member of the UN Security Council in 2018, the Kingdom of the Netherlands wants to make an active contribution to international peace and security. The government of the Netherlands wants to work towards a Security Council that offers security and protection to people all over the world. The Security Council must deal effectively with conflicts and wars, not only by deploying well-equipped peace missions, but also by helping to prevent conflict in the first place by focusing on its causes. Read more about our membership.

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At the Third Review Conference of the PoA on #SALW, ambassador @LiseGvH focused on behalf of #KingdomNL on the need to combat illicit small arms & light weapons #disarmamentthatsaveslives #UNPoA #RevCon3 pic.twitter.com/TVrPpUk7HG

5 hours ago
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Press Statement: #UNSC condemned the 2 heinous & cowardly terrorist attacks that took place in Nangarhar, #Afghanistan, on 16-17 June, leaving 43 people killed & 45 injured. For one of those attacks, Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) has claimed responsibility. pic.twitter.com/AIUXS2WkPN

5 hours ago
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#KingdomNL welcomes the framework for peace as proposed by @OSE_Yemen Martin Griffiths and fully supports his efforts. As fighting in #Yemen continues, we call for the port of Hodeidah to remain open and fully functional. pic.twitter.com/01e5m9pmXr

7 hours ago
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