Classic Dox

RNW archive

This article is part of the RNW archive. RNW is the former Radio Netherlands Worldwide or Wereldomroep, which was founded as the Dutch international public broadcaster in 1947. In 2011, the Dutch government decided to cut funding and shift RNW from the ministry of Education, Culture and Science to the ministry of Foreign Affairs. More information about RNW Media’s current activities can be found at

Classic Dox presents the best of Radio Netherlands Worldwide documentaries from our archives on subjects ranging from human rights and development to arts, culture and history – as well as insightful or moving  personal stories – many of which have won awards at international festivals. The series was discontinued in October 2010.