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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Discussing improving UN efforts on prevention, peacekeeping, peacebuilding and sustaining peace during Security Council retreat with SG Guterres at Dag Hammerskjöld Foundation. pic.twitter.com/wvAfSbM7gH

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Karel van Oosterom @KvanOosterom

Security Council President Gustavo Meza-Cuadra from @PeruEnLaONU reads out these press elements after our SC meeting with SG Guterres on #Syria pic.twitter.com/MLT099MKVu

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Currently the UN Security Council is in Lund, Sweden for its annual retreat with SG Guterres, discussing issues of peace and security - now at its University @Lundsuni @lunduniversity pic.twitter.com/nWuoC4tvDw

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