Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Geneva Switzerland
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The Permanent Representation represents the interests and ideals of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in a range of International Organisations in Geneva, dealing with human rights, arms control, trade and economics, health and humanitarian issues.
November 7, 2016 The 2016 Human Rights Tulip has been awarded to the Pakistani internet activist Nighat Dad. Foreign minister Bert Koenders will present her with the prize on Saturday 10 December, Human Rights Day, in The Hague.
October 3, 2016 The Human Rights Council’s 33rd session has come to an end. During three intense weeks, the Human Rights Council (HRC) worked hard to find agreement on resolutions regarding the safety of journalists, equal participation in political and public affairs, countering terrorism, transitional justice, the prevention of Human Rights violations and regarding country specific situations like Sudan and DRC.