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Climate deal makes halving carbon emissions feasible and affordable

By 2030, the Netherlands aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 49% compared to 1990 levels. The measures to do this are ...

News item | 28-06-2019 | 16:30

Government working on a more effective juvenile crime strategy

Although juvenile crime continues to decrease, recidivism among young people is increasing, with over a third of convicted ...

News item | 28-06-2019 | 12:31

Resolute concerted approach to combating outlaw motorcycle gangs

The 2018 Progress Report on Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs shows that a resolute concerted effort is being made to tackle outlaw ...

News item | 27-06-2019 | 08:31

Groundbreaking Ceremony Expo 2020 Dubai (video)

Dubai EXPO 2020

News item | 25-06-2019 | 06:40

Water collaboration with Indonesia intensified

The Netherlands and South Korea have signed a new agreement with Indonesia to tackle water issues in the capital Jakarta and the ...

News item | 24-06-2019 | 16:56

Utrecht attack and arrests confirm threat

There continues to be a realistic risk of a terrorist attack in the Netherlands, i.e. threat level 4 on a scale of 5. The attack ...

News item | 24-06-2019 | 08:27

GES 2019 showcases innovations that are improving lives

The 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES 2019), co-hosted by the governments of the United States and the Netherlands, ...

News item | 21-06-2019 | 08:40

International conference on carbon pricing and aviation taxes is starting

The international conference on carbon pricing and aviation taxes starts today at Madurodam in The Hague. By organising the ...

News item | 20-06-2019 | 10:00

Countries worldwide join forces to step up fight against antimicrobial resistance

International cooperation in fighting antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is to be stepped up. Countries will work together more ...

News item | 19-06-2019 | 17:30

Response by Prime Minister Mark Rutte to the press conference of the Joint Investigation Team

"First of all I would like to express my utmost respect for the Joint Investigation Team. For the enormous amount of work they ...

News item | 19-06-2019 | 16:47