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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Today at #UNSC: → 3.00 PM: Consultations on #Yemen with @UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths pic.twitter.com/IRos5RT9LT

2 hours ago
Netherlands at UN @NLatUN

Together w/ @RwandaUN co-facilitating session on Performance. This is 1 of 5 consultations to support the initiative of SG @antonioguterres on #A4P, launched at #UNSC Open Debate organized by #KingdomNL. Working for better @UNPeacekeeping with concrete improvements on the ground. pic.twitter.com/oJX9G0rMZr

3 days ago
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Karel van Oosterom @KvanOosterom

Great to have special gathering of Security Council in national shirts on occasion of opening match #WorldCup2018 Proud to wear my orange shirt. pic.twitter.com/HAmlOlazA9

3 days ago
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