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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Sigrid Kaag @SigridKaag

Almost 1.5 million Afghans urgently need food. Only 30% of the usual rain and snow has been fallen. NL therefore will contribute € 3 million to #WFP to fight food insecurity. With food, cash vouchers, seeds and cattle feed #globalprospects @DutchMFA

8 hours ago
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frits kemperman @fritskemperman

Tuesday @UN closed because of official UN Holiday. Wednesday #UNSC will discuss Middle East Peace Process. Thursday the Council meets on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts. Friday meeting UNSC 1718 #DPRK Sanctions Committee on midterm report.

15 hours ago
Netherlands at UN @NLatUN

Today is World Humanitarian Day. Often, the most important jobs are also the most dangerous. Bombing civilians or aid workers is a horrible crime. But unfortunately this is happening too often. Civilians are #NotATarget. Join this important campaign here:

1 day ago
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