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Briefing on Yemen
17-11-2018 | 04:21
“Middle East (Yemen)” Statement by Karel J.G. van Oosterom Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the ...
Briefing on South Sudan
16-11-2018 | 17:42
Statement by H.E. Lise Gregoire-van Haaren Deputy Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United ...
Statement on Peace and Security in Africa
15-11-2018 | 18:49
« Réunion sur la paix et la sécurité en Afrique » présidée par Karel J.G. van Oosterom Représentante permanente du Royaume des ...
Statement on Kosovo
14-11-2018 | 19:17
“Sixmonthly Briefing on the Situation in Kosovo” Statement by Karel van Oosterom Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the ...
Adoption resolution on Somalia/Eritrea
14-11-2018 | 16:51
“Explanation of Vote” Statement by H.E. Karel van Oosterom Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the ...
Briefing on Democratic Republic of Congo
13-11-2018 | 23:11
“Briefing and Consultations on the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo” H.E. Lise Gregoire van Haaren Deputy ...
There is an urgent need for action. We have to reach a peaceful sustainable solution for Yemen. We fully support @UNOCHA 5 asks: 1 A humanitarian ceasefire 2 Protection of food supply 3 Foreign exchange support 4 Funding for humanitarian operations 5 Full engagement with UN SRSG pic.twitter.com/8ERLm7UQVn
“We remind all parties in South Sudan that the Security Council has the ability to sanction perpetrators of sexual violence.” - @LiseGvH ‘s full statement in today’s #UNSC meeting: permanentrepresentations.nl/permanent-repr… pic.twitter.com/XOOGnqOUyL