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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During the #UNSC Open Debate on #WPS, @LiseGvH stressed the need to strenghthen #accountability and take a survivor-centred approach, incl sexual and reproductive health and rights. Full statement to follow. pic.twitter.com/N27UCNlaBf

4 hours ago
Netherlands at UN @NLatUN

Thanks to @GermanyUN and @UKUN_NewYork for hosting a high level side-event during the lead up to the 20th anniversary of #UNSC resolution 1325 on Woman, Peace and Security. #KingdomNL commits itself strongly to the global #WPS agenda. pic.twitter.com/sqxxMBFXz5

4 hours ago
Netherlands at UN @NLatUN

At today’s debate in the #GeneralAssembly on the IIIM for #Syria, @LiseGvH expressed #KingdomNL's continued support for #IIIM and stressed the importance of accountability in Syria. Please find full statement here: bit.ly/2UT5phM pic.twitter.com/UE67X3Pp8g

7 hours ago
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