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‘It’s truly unacceptable that half of the world’s 160 million child labourers are very young’

According to studies by UNICEF and the International Labour Organisation (ILO), 160 million children worldwide are in child ...

News item | 15-06-2021 | 00:00

Mandatory quarantine for travellers from more countries with Delta coronavirus variant

The United Kingdom, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Nepal have been designated by the Dutch government as very high risk countries due to ...

News item | 14-06-2021 | 16:50

Tackling child labour in India: lessons from business

Niels van den Beucken is financial director at Arte, a Dutch company that sells sustainable granite kitchen worktops. When he ...

News item | 14-06-2021 | 10:40

Historic funerary vase returned to Italy

Today the Netherlands is returning a historic funerary vase to Italy. The vase, which is part of the Dutch national collection, ...

News item | 09-06-2021 | 11:00

Restricting financial flows in the event of subversion of the rule of law

In order to counter undesirable (foreign) influence and subversion of our Dutch freedoms, democracy and legal order, the Minister ...

News item | 08-06-2021 | 13:00

Earlier collection of cellular material from suspects for DNA analysis, subject to conditions

With robust safeguards in place, cellular material could be collected from suspects earlier in the criminal process. If a suspect ...

News item | 08-06-2021 | 07:00

Joint battle to preserve Ghana’s Atewa rainforest

On World Environment Day we spotlight efforts to conserve areas of special significance for nature and biodiversity. In Ghana, ...

News item | 05-06-2021 | 08:00

Dekker: There will always be a risk of wrongdoing with intercountry adoption

In February, the Joustra committee concluded that, for years, the Netherlands had not acted forcefully enough against wrongdoing ...

News item | 04-06-2021 | 16:36

‘Travellers appreciate clarity, even if it means they’re not allowed into the Netherlands’

With COVID-19 on the decline, international travel is gradually starting to pick up again. Even so, most non-EU nationals face ...

News item | 03-06-2021 | 14:58

Flight ban replaced by self-quarantine and two negative test result requirements

From 1 June all travellers from countries with a very high COVID-19 risk will be required to self-quarantine on arrival and show ...

News item | 31-05-2021 | 23:59