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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

Breakthrough in combating plastic soup

In order to force a breakthrough, after many years, in the struggle against plastic soup, State Secretary for Infrastructure and ...

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

Minister Grapperhaus to 'reduce administrative burden of investigations'

Minister of Justice and Security Grapperhaus has announced plans to tackle the administrative burdens that impede police ...

News item | 12-03-2018 | 08:54

Minister Kaag to travel to Congo crisis region

On Monday and Tuesday development minister Sigrid Kaag will visit the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). A significant ...

News item | 11-03-2018 | 00:00

Government to invest €300 million in climate measures

This year the government will invest €300 million in a series of measures aimed at reducing emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) in ...

News item | 09-03-2018 | 14:46

Cabinet to investigate societal impact of new technologies

Robotics, artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality and other new technologies can both strengthen and undermine key ...

News item | 09-03-2018 | 14:02

Additional funding earmarked primarily for innovative research

The development of a supercomputer that can perform enormous amounts of computation, or research into new materials, climate ...

News item | 09-03-2018 | 13:53

Design of cannabis cultivation experiment to be clarified in the course of 2018

The design of the 'Closed coffee shop chain experiment' will be clarified in the course of 2018. Minister of Justice and Security ...

News item | 09-03-2018 | 11:00

Kaag: aid organisations that tolerate abuse may face sanctions

Dutch aid and development organisations must take steps to prevent future abuse by their staff in crisis zones, and adopt a clear ...

News item | 08-03-2018 | 10:52