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  1. Rape and sexual violence to be punished with sanctions

    On the eve of International Women’s Day, the European Union (EU) is imposing sanctions against persons and entities guilty of ...

    News item | 07-03-2023 | 10:30

  2. Minister Hoekstra launches 'Dialogue Group on Accountability for Ukraine' in Ukraine

    Today at the United for Justice Conference in Lviv, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wopke Hoekstra launched the Dialogue Group on ...

    News item | 03-03-2023 | 20:14

  3. What does the Netherlands want from the European Union (EU)?

    The European Union (EU) increases the freedom, security and prosperity of the Netherlands. Since the start of the war in Ukraine, ...

    News item | 02-03-2023 | 11:31

  4. Legislative proposal: Better protection against human trafficking

    The criminalisation of human trafficking is being expanded and simplified. This will make it possible to more effectively detect ...

    News item | 28-02-2023 | 08:00

  5. Dutch Minister Adriaansens: Internet toll will ultimately penalize consumers

    Large European telecom operators are considering to charge an Internet toll for the internet traffic that online service ...

    News item | 27-02-2023 | 09:00

  6. More than eight million traffic violations in 2022

    In 2022, 8,153,043 traffic violations were reported under the Traffic Regulations (Administrative Enforcement) Act (Wet ...

    News item | 23-02-2023 | 12:00

  7. Sexual Offences Bill amended to better protect victims

    The Sexual Offences Bill is being amended to better protect the victims of serious sexual crimes. The special statute of ...

    News item | 22-02-2023 | 17:30

  8. A year of war in Ukraine: a look back on the Netherlands’ aid efforts

    One year ago Russia launched its military invasion of Ukraine. Ukraine deserves our support and commitment. What has the ...

    News item | 22-02-2023 | 10:30

  9. Confiscated criminal assets go to apprenticeship centre in Schiedam

    In De Gorzen, a neighbourhood in the city of Schiedam, an apprenticeship centre for young people is being set up with the help of ...

    News item | 22-02-2023 | 07:00

  10. Robust data-transfer safeguards for privacy and security

    A clear legal basis and robust safeguards for data transfer within partnerships are necessary in order to protect our personal ...

    News item | 20-02-2023 | 17:30