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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António Guterres @antonioguterres

Today’s meeting between the @UN Security Council and the @_AfricanUnion Peace and Security Council is another demonstration that the UN is working with the AU to meet global challenges in a spirit of mutual respect, solidarity and support. pic.twitter.com/rGjf1UT0km

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Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs 🇳🇱 @DutchMFA

The Netherlands and Turkey normalize their diplomatic relations. Ambassadors will again be accredited to Ankara and The Hague: government.nl/latest/news/20…

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Lise Gregoire-van Haaren @LiseGvH

Focus on deepening partnership at meeting #AUPSC_UNSC2018. #KingdomNL supports effective partnership to respond swiftly, decisively to today’s complex security challenges. This requires sustainable, predictable financing & compliance with human rights standards & accountability. pic.twitter.com/MQ36hCy9AB

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