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Minister Blok to raise the sentence for serious traffic offences

Minister Blok of Security and Justice is preparing legislation that will raise the maximum sentence for a number of serious...

News item | 23-07-2017 | 18:00

Launch of information campaign for Albanian asylum seekers

This week saw the launch of an information campaign in Albania, aimed at dissuading Albanian nationals from coming to the...

News item | 20-07-2017 | 11:12

Police to be given additional powers in missing persons enquiries

In order to speed up investigations for missing persons, the police will soon able to request information that may contain...

News item | 19-07-2017 | 11:05

Wil van Gemert candidate for Executive Director of Europol

Minister Blok of Security and Justice firmly supports the candidacy and has shared his view in a letter to fellow European...

News item | 18-07-2017 | 10:20

Legislative proposal on Netherlands Commercial Court submitted to Dutch House of Representatives

A new international commercial division of the Court of Amsterdam and of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal will be able to give...

News item | 18-07-2017 | 09:34

Koenders satisfied with award of damages in Arctic Sunrise case

Foreign minister Bert Koenders has said he is satisfied with the final Award on Compensation by the Permanent Court of...

News item | 18-07-2017 | 00:00

Statement minister Koenders on remembrance MH17

It is three years ago to the day that the 298 passengers of flight MH17 set out on what would prove to be their last journey. A...

News item | 17-07-2017 | 16:50

The Netherlands to receive millions from Brussels for infrastructure

This year, the Netherlands will receive a grant of 97 million euros from Brussels for infrastructure projects. Rijkswaterstaat...

News item | 11-07-2017 | 13:08

The Dutch bid for the European Medicines Agency

Commitment, continuity, connectivity and community – those are the keywords in the Dutch bid for EMA Today in Brussels, health...

News item | 11-07-2017 | 11:16

Minister of Security and Justice signs MH17 treaty with Ukraine

Minister of Security and Justice Stef Blok and his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Petrenko today signed a bilateral treaty on...

News item | 07-07-2017 | 16:15

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