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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frits kemperman @fritskemperman

Monday #UNSC meets on #Libya: UNSMIL and sanctions. Tuesday consultations #Cyprus / UNFICYP and West Africa / UNOWAS. Wednesday cooperation @UN and African Union. The week wil be concluded with monthly SG lunch with all Permanent Representatives. @UN_Photo: UNSC debates last week pic.twitter.com/PkBhh3jIZ6

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Congratulations @IcelandUN on your election to the UN Human Rights Council @un_hcr for the term 2018-2019! pic.twitter.com/SvqVtaSKp5

2 days ago
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Karel van Oosterom @KvanOosterom

“Horrific use of sexual violence against women in the conflict in #SouthSudan must stop.” Press stake out today. webtv.un.org/search/karel-v… pic.twitter.com/DiyY9Zt7od

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