The international AIDS conference AIDs2018 will be held in Amsterdam. AIDS2014 was held in Australia and several participants of that conference were on flight MH17. The prominent AIDS researcher Joep Lange was one of the 298 people killed in the crash.
The VVD and D66 want less cut backs on support for security in developing countries. That emerged yesterday during a debate on the budget of Minister Lilianne Ploumen of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation.
The five major energy companies, which import coal from Colombia in South America, has promised to investigate any abuses and human rights violations around the coal mining.
The Netherlands is paying 100 million euros into the global Green Climate Fund. The money from this fund is to help poor countries tackle the impacts of climate change.
The Karel Doorman is being loaded with medical supplies in the port of Den Helder today. The Marine vessel will be leaving for West Africa on Thursday to take supplies for the fight against Ebola.
Various contracts pus a number of statements for intensive cooperation were signed by Dutch and Chinese companies during Minister Lilianne Ploumen 's trade mission to China.
The Netherlands is contributing an extra €5 million in relief assistance for victims of the crisis in South Sudan, Minister Lilianne Ploumen of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation has announced.