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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Ministerie van Defensie @DefensieOnline

Better, more efficient peacekeeping mission are crucial for the protection of civilians - the core taskt of UN-missions. At #UNPrepCon19 we discussed improvemenrs with representatives from over 70 nations and 13 international organisations ➡ view wrap-up video here. pic.twitter.com/sYA6TFExLQ

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Netherlands Embassy in Kenya @NLinKenya

The Netherlands strongly condemns the attack that took place in Nairobi yesterday. We extend our condolences to the families of the victims and stand in solidarity with the Kenyan people. #KenyaAttack

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Stef Blok @ministerBlok

Very good conversation with @FedericaMog in The Hague on the occasion of #UNPrepCon19. Spoke about the threats the EU is increasingly faced with and the means to address these. pic.twitter.com/bAGrhMTJ3y

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