How can the Netherlands effectively address emerging global challenges? The Hague Institute for Global Justice convened three high-level conferences exploring this question, and the formulation and implementation of Dutch foreign policy, including the role of the Netherlands at the United Nations.

Together, the three events featured former Dutch Political Directors from the Foreign Ministry, policy and practitioner experts, and Permanent Representatives to the UN.

Details of each session:

The final session culminated in a unique discussion with former Ministers of Foreign Affairs from the Netherlands. | Watch the event video here

Featured speakers

  • Prof. Mr. Jaap G. de Hoop Scheffer
    Foreign Minister 2002-2003
  • Mr. Drs. Bernard R. Bot
    Foreign Minister 2003-2006
  • Drs. Maxime Verhagen
    Foreign Minister 2007-2010
  • Dr. Uri Rosenthal
    Foreign Minister 2010-2012
  • Dr. Abi Williams
    President, The Hague Institute for Global Justice
  • Boudewijn J. van Eenennaam
    Moderator – Ambassador-in-Residence and Development Advisor, The Hague Institute for Global Justice
  • Watch the event video:


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