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Lilit Martirosyan, winner of the 2020 Human Rights Tulip, to open community centre for transgender people and sex workers

‘Since winning the Human Rights Tulip in 2020 I’ve felt stronger and more protected, knowing that the Dutch government is on my ...

News item | 15-10-2021 | 15:41

Joint statement by Knoops’ Advocaten, on behalf of their client Mr Poch, and Minister of Justice and Security Grapperhaus

Minister of Justice and Security (Ferd) Grapperhaus, representing the State of the Netherlands, and Mr J.A. (Julio) Poch have ...

News item | 11-10-2021 | 14:01

Almost 3 million minor traffic offences recorded in the second four-month period of 2021

In the second four-month period of 2021 (May–August), 2,977,737 minor traffic offences were penalised under the Traffic ...

News item | 06-10-2021 | 09:51

Informal meeting Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands on crisis and disaster management

Both the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent floods have had a major impact in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. All three ...

News item | 01-10-2021 | 19:29

Minister Broekers-Knol takes important step in cooperation on migration with Egypt

The Netherlands and Egypt have signed a letter of intent regarding their broad cooperation on migration. Minister Broekers-Knol ...

News item | 01-10-2021 | 14:38

Expo 2020 Dubai open: first world exhibition in Gulf Region

After being postponed for more than a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Expo 2020 Dubai will finally open to visitors this ...

News item | 30-09-2021 | 09:06

Dutch innovations connect water, food and energy at Expo 2020 Dubai

To feed the growing world population, we need to rethink the way we use scarce natural resources. At Expo 2020 Dubai, the ...

News item | 30-09-2021 | 09:00

New legislation will improve gender diversity on corporate boards

An appointment quota to improve gender diversity on corporate boards has been adopted. Today, the Dutch Senate passed the bill ...

News item | 29-09-2021 | 14:27

New Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Defence sworn in

On 24 September 2021 Ben Knapen (CDA) was sworn in as the new Minister of Foreign Affairs and Henk Kamp (VVD) as Minister of ...

News item | 24-09-2021 | 12:00

Netherlands provides technical assistance for UN General Assembly

At the request of the United Nations’ Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is providing technical ...

News item | 24-09-2021 | 11:52