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Statement Prime Minister Rutte after the informal European Council in Salzburg

Today, Prime Minister Rutte was present at an informal meeting of the European Council in Salzburg about internal security and ...

News item | 20-09-2018 | 15:30

Reaching the highest point of the core of the EMA building

The highest point of the core of the permanent building of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has been reached. That has been ...

News item | 18-09-2018 | 17:30

International cooperation for peace, security and prosperity

Working for peace, security and sustainable development: this is the core of the Netherlands’ integrated foreign policy for the ...

News item | 18-09-2018 | 15:16

2019 Budget Memorandum: Investing in and preparing for the Netherlands' future

In 2019 the Dutch economy will grow by 2.6% and the budget surplus will increase to 1% of gross domestic product (GDP). Next year ...

News item | 18-09-2018 | 15:15

2019 Tax Plan: households will have more to spend

The government is making changes to the tax system. We are making it greener, raising consumption tax, and – importantly – making ...

News item | 18-09-2018 | 15:15

Ministry of Justice and Security tackles new forms of crime

Offences such as robberies, break-ins, muggings and assault declined significantly in recent years. Still, there is a lot of work ...

News item | 18-09-2018 | 15:06

The Netherlands, China and California uniting to promote clean transportation

China, California and the Netherlands are joining forces to increase the proportion of clean vehicles on the road. Today, they ...

News item | 13-09-2018 | 12:30

Prime Minister visits Romania

Prime Minister Mark Rutte has had talks in Romania with President Klaus Iohannis and Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă. Following ...

News item | 12-09-2018 | 19:30

Netherlands’ preparations for Brexit in the spotlight during EU visit

On 29 March 2019 – in 200 days’ time – the United Kingdom will leave the European Union. Brexit can have major consequences for ...

News item | 10-09-2018 | 17:30

Minister van Nieuwenhuizen announces new global climate commision to be led by Ban Ki-Moon, Bill Gates, and World Bank Kristalina Georgieva

A Global Commission on Adaptation, featuring the Netherlands as a key convener and to be overseen by the 8th Secretary-General of ...

News item | 10-09-2018 | 13:46

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