Port Said, Suez Canal / photo Daniel Csörföly, Wikimedia Commons

Netherlands discusses closer cooperation with Egypt

October 21, 2012

The Netherlands is discussing closer cooperation with Egypt in such areas as good governance and the rule of law. Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal recently held talks on the subject with his colleague Mohamed Kamel Amr in Cairo.


October 24, 2012

With the first bags of conflict-free tin leaving the mine in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, on 24 October the Conflict-Free Tin Initiative (CFTI) has officially started. This marks the beginning of the flow of minerals through a controlled supply chain outside the reach of armed groups.

October 17, 2012

At the annual meeting of the World Bank in Tokyo, international cooperation minister Ben Knapen has welcomed moves to modernise the Bank under its new president Jim Yong Kim.