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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"It is now time to move from a case by case approach to a systematic & innovative response"--@GertonvdAkker @UN SC Arria Formula hosted by @NLatUN yesterday. #EU calls on #UNSC to step up its work against sexual violence in conflict by making a more effective use of #sanctions.

4 hours ago
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#UNSC Press Statement: SC members welcome the holding of parliamentary elections in #Afghanistan on 20 Oct & stress that the elections constitute an important moment in the democratic development in Afghanistan. → More: un.org/press/en/2018/… pic.twitter.com/r63nfuA6xB

6 hours ago
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"We call on the parties to take urgent steps to alleviate humanitarian crisis by implementing @UNOCHA’s asks, before it is too late. Millions of lives depend on it."- Ambassador @KvanOosterom at #UNSC meeting on #Yemen Full statement: permanentrepresentations.nl/permanent-repr… Photo: @UN_Photo pic.twitter.com/Ho2EpIAzqO

7 hours ago
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