Statement by Prime Minister Rutte on shooting in Utrecht
18-03-2019 | 20:13
Statement by Prime Minister Mark Rutte earlier this evening on shooting in Utrecht.
Press conference by Rutte and Grapperhaus on shooting in Utrecht
18-03-2019 | 17:05
Press conference by Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Minister of Justice and Security Ferdinand Grapperhaus on shooting in Utrecht.
Minister Blok and Minister Kaag visit ferry terminal to discuss post-Brexit logistical solutions
14-03-2019 | 10:24
On 13 March foreign minister Stef Blok and foreign trade minister Sigrid Kaag visited the DFDS ferry terminal in Vlaardingen. The ...
GES 2019: over 5,000 entrepreneur applications received to date
06-03-2019 | 08:03
This June’s Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2019 has so far attracted over 5,000 entrepreneur applications for 1,200 spots ...
Fugitive convicts strategy yields first positive result
05-03-2019 | 10:30
The number of convicted persons who are yet to serve their sentence has fallen slightly over the past year. Figures on the number ...
Statement by foreign minister Stef Blok on the recall of the Dutch ambassador to Iran
04-03-2019 | 16:54
‘The government has decided to recall the Dutch ambassador from Tehran for consultations. This decision follows the announcement ...
Joint press release on the future of the group Air France-KLM
01-03-2019 | 11:36
Bruno Le Maire, Minister of the Economy and Finance of France, and Wopke Hoekstra, minister of Finance of the Netherlands, met on ...
New law to help fight computer crime
28-02-2019 | 10:52
The Computer Crime Act III (wet Computercriminaliteit III) will take effect on 1 March 2019. It gives the courts and the police ...
Update: Dutch state acquires 14% of the shares in holding Air France-KLM
27-02-2019 | 20:35
The Dutch state acquired a stake of 14.0% in holding company Air France-KLM on Wednesday 27 February 2019. The purchase of shares ...
The Dutch state acquires 12.68% of the shares in Air France-KLM
26-02-2019 | 20:07
The Dutch State has acquired a 12.68% direct interest in airline Air France-KLM S.A. through the purchase of shares. The ...
Netherlands seeks seat on UN Human Rights Council
26-02-2019 | 14:47
On Tuesday the Netherlands officially launched a campaign to sit once again on the Human Rights Council of the United Nations. ...
Netherlands contributing to life-saving emergency aid in Yemen
26-02-2019 | 13:05
This year the Netherlands will again contribute to the humanitarian response to address the acute needs of Yemen’s population. In ...
Threat level remains at 4, situation convoluted
26-02-2019 | 10:49
The threat situation in the Netherlands was convoluted in the past year, due partly to the threat of a complex planned attack ...
Van Veldhoven closes deal to reduce plastic consumption
21-02-2019 | 14:46
State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven (Infrastructure and Water Management) has made an agreement with more than 70 businesses ...
Partnerships to be revamped
21-02-2019 | 10:45
Launching a company as a group of entrepreneurs is about to become easier. Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker has ...
The Netherlands signs international treaty on the safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships
20-02-2019 | 17:00
On 20 February 2019, at a meeting of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), the Netherlands ratified the Hong Kong ...
Online games of chance safer thanks to new legislation
19-02-2019 | 10:40
Today, the Senate approved the Remote Betting and Gaming Act. Thanks to the new Act, which was approved by the House of ...
Minister Kaag: investing more in development in Niger
15-02-2019 | 09:28
The Netherlands will be increasing its investment in sustainable development for Niger over the next several years. As part of ...