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National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism: although threat is changing, level will remain at 4

The jihadist threat in the Netherlands is changing. Due to the collapse of the 'caliphate', ISIS has been weakened. Furthermore, ...

News item | 26-03-2018 | 10:25

Restricted retention obligation for telecommunication data in investigations

A ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has led Ferdinand Grapperhaus, the Minister of Justice and Security, to restrict ...

News item | 26-03-2018 | 10:01

Legislative proposals submitted to Dutch House of Representatives for criminal proceedings related to downing of MH17

Any future MH17 proceedings will be heard by the District Court of The Hague and will cover all victims of the downing of flight ...

News item | 21-03-2018 | 13:29

First Talking Traffic services live for traffic users

More than 1.2 million road users are now able to receive personal warnings of traffic jams ahead, stationary traffic and suddenly ...

News item | 21-03-2018 | 11:45

Working worldwide for the security of the Netherlands: an Integrated International Security Strategy 2018-2022

Events abroad have a direct impact on the security of the Netherlands. Worldwide action on security is therefore needed to defend ...

News item | 20-03-2018 | 18:00

Nuon wins permit for Dutch offshore wind farm without subsidy

Chinook C.V., a subsidiary company of Nuon, has been awarded the permit to construct and operate the wind farm at Sites I and II ...

News item | 19-03-2018 | 18:02

The Netherlands puts water centre stage at the UN on World Water Day

water, conflicts, Kaag

News item | 18-03-2018 | 18:00

Netherlands working in Security Council to help people of Yemen

Under the Netherlands’ presidency, the UN Security Council has spoken out about the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. ‘By doing so,’ ...

News item | 15-03-2018 | 20:00

Targeted approach to high-impact crimes lowers recidivism

A report by the Research and Documentation Centre (WODC) reveals a notable decline in recidivism rates among perpetrators of ...

News item | 14-03-2018 | 10:50

Government shows commitment to culture with major funding drive

The arts and heritage sectors in the Netherlands are to receive major government investment to maintain their high quality, now ...

News item | 12-03-2018 | 10:20