Four years into the post-Qadhafi transition, Libya is home to two rivaling governments; numerous extremely powerful armed brigades, Islamic State strongholds; and a dangerous increase in criminal activity. Peace talks are held to bring together the warring parties in a national unity government. But can a political settlement end instability and violence?
During a roundtable discussion, a delegation from Afghanistan and representatives from Oxfam Novib, Cordaid and the Hague Institute of Global Justice discussed how the future cooperation between the Netherlands and Afghanistan could take shape.
During the first half of 2016 the Netherlands will hold the Presidency of the European Union for the twelfth time. The Netherlands Institute for International Relations ‘Clingendael’ has been given the honourable assignment to train policymakers of all Dutch ministries in preparation for the Dutch European Union Presidency in 2016.