Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Geneva Switzerland

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Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Geneva

Address
31-33 Avenue Giuseppe-Motta
1202 Genève
Switzerland
Phone

+41 (0)22 748 18 00

March 6, 2014 The Kingdom of the Netherlands is candidate for the UN Human Rights Council (2015-2017). At the Council’s 25th session the Netherlands Human Rights Ambassador, Mr Lionel Veer, stated that ‘the Netherlands believes that the Human Rights Council bears a great responsibility in the promotion and protection of human rights. Human rights need to be protected, both in our own country and internationally’

December 19, 2013 Minister Sharon Dijksma (Agriculture) and Kofi Annan met during the signatory ceremony in Geneva of a letter of agreement to further increase the cooperation of AGRA and the Netherlands.