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Fighting AIDS restores hope

Worldwide, 37.5 million people are living with HIV and AIDS. For more than 20 years, Els Klinkert has been committed to fighting ...

News item | 01-12-2021 | 13:15

Evening closures and stricter measures during the day

The number of people testing positive for coronavirus has never been as high as during the past few weeks. Access to healthcare ...

News item | 26-11-2021 | 19:11

Gender-based violence is the biggest pandemic of all

Violence against women and girls is a huge problem. Both in the Netherlands and abroad. One in every three women worldwide ...

News item | 25-11-2021 | 13:30

Ridding the world of landmines

Every year landmines claim thousands of victims, often long after a conflict has been resolved. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs ...

News item | 25-11-2021 | 12:48

Netherlands continuing to push for greener export finance

The Netherlands is working together with a coalition of countries to make global export finance even greener. This is the outcome ...

News item | 24-11-2021 | 17:28

High number of shell companies detrimental to the Netherlands, says Committee

Shell companies contribute little to the Dutch economy, impose a disproportionate cost on developing countries in terms of lost ...

News item | 22-11-2021 | 16:50

More high-security facilities and stringent regimes for serious criminals

The approach to tackling organised crime has led to an increase in arrests of an ‘exceptional category’ of serious crime ...

News item | 22-11-2021 | 10:58

‘We need to rid the world of landmines’

Most victims of landmines are ordinary civilians, and children are particularly vulnerable. This week the Netherlands is hosting ...

News item | 17-11-2021 | 16:11

Grapperhaus announces urgent measures and an in-depth investigation into Working Under Cover in the police force

Today, Minister Grapperhaus of Justice and Security submitted the public conclusions of the Brouwer Committee report to the House ...

News item | 17-11-2021 | 12:02

New legal instruments for the confiscation of criminal assets

The Dutch government will introduce legislation to provide additional legal means to confiscate criminal assets. Today, Minister ...

News item | 17-11-2021 | 11:53