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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Netherlands at UN @NLatUN

#WorldToiletDay is here! Did you know 60% of the global population doesn't have toilets at home that safely manage excreta? In order to achieve SDG6, #KingdomNL supports safely managed sanitation for all. #SDG6 #WhereDoesOurPooGo #ToiletsforAll pic.twitter.com/7lwhKmD9m5

11 hours ago
Netherlands at UN @NLatUN

We regret new veto in #UNSC on prolongation #JIM mandate for #Syria on #chemical weapons. pic.twitter.com/z6zw6Gy88D

2 days ago
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Karel van Oosterom @KvanOosterom

Currently in “Quiet Room” next to UN Security Council waiting for result consultations chemical weapons Syria. For us accountability key. pic.twitter.com/hMxvrauZ9P

2 days ago
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