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Minister Kaag to visit New York and Washington

Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag will visit the US from Sunday to Tuesday for a series of ...

News item | 14-01-2018 | 00:00

Behavioural scientist Dr Elaine Pressman, Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion

On Thursday 11 January, Dr Elaine Pressman was appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion. This honour was bestowed ...

News item | 11-01-2018 | 10:45

Creative Twinning: government promotes international cooperation on culture

creative twinning

News item | 10-01-2018 | 17:02

Legislative proposal on passenger data submitted to House of Representatives

In the course of 2018 airlines operating flights to and from third countries and flights within the European Union will come ...

News item | 09-01-2018 | 16:22

Domestic burglary rates decreased by another 10% over the past year.

The number of house break-ins decreased again over the past year. Over the first eleven months of 2017, there were 10% fewer ...

News item | 27-12-2017 | 13:37

Appointment of ambassadors

The cabinet has approved twelve ambassadorial appointments proposed by foreign minister Halbe Zijnstra. The appointments will ...

News item | 22-12-2017 | 00:00

Businesses prepared to construct offshore wind farm without a subsidy

offshore wind farm

News item | 21-12-2017 | 17:01

Legislative proposal: more extensive screening of police officers

A different approach to the screening of police officers should help to better ensure the integrity of the police force. The core ...

News item | 20-12-2017 | 15:27

New legislation as of 1 January 2018

Below is an overview of the most important legislation related to Justice and Security that will be coming into force on 1 ...

News item | 20-12-2017 | 11:48

European Commission gives green light for dairy cattle phosphate system

The European Commission has agreed to the introduction of phosphate rights in Dutch dairy farming. This system and the ...

News item | 19-12-2017 | 16:38