United Nations

Oct 23 '13 01:05

The head of the work group of the United Nations researching Zwarte Piet, thinks the Netherlands should abolish the Sinterklaas tradition.

Oct 21 '13 00:01

The United Nations are conducting an investigation into whether Zwarte Piet is racist.

Oct 14 '13 05:10

Sigrid Kaag, a Dutch woman who at this moment works as assistant secretary general for the development program of the UN, is appointed to lead the disarmament mission of the UN in Syria.

The chemical weapons of Syria have to be destroyed. This was agreed by the US, Russia and Syria around half September.

 

The UN will cooperate in this mission with the OPWC, an organisation which is active with the forbidding of chemical weapons. OPWC is situated in The Hague.

 

Sep 10 '13 02:38

Netherlands holds the fourth place on a list of 'happy countries' of the United Nations. Only Danes, Norwegians and Swiss are even happier.

Aug 28 '13 04:01

King Willem-Alexander and queen Máxima received on Tuesday UN leader Ban Ki-moon and his wife at the Noordeinde Palace in The Hague. The king has invited the couple to dinner at the palace. Princess Beatrix was also present, reported the Government Information Service (RVD).

Aug 14 '13 09:17

The Netherlands Ministry of Defense will have to pay damages to soldier Dave Mat after being traumatized in the Dutch contingent of the United Nations in Srebrenica in 1995.

Aug 5 '13 09:15

A UN team in charge of investigating the supposed use of chemical weapons in Syria will meet in The Hague and leave for Syria in the coming days.

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