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Reducing the chance to avoid a hospital order via investment in expertise and clarification of legislation

Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker is taking additional measures in an effort to tackle the issue of criminal suspects ...

News item | 08-10-2018 | 10:06

Prime Minister Mark Rutte to receive German Chancellor Angela Merkel

On Wednesday 10 October 2018 Prime Minister Mark Rutte will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at his office in The Hague. ...

News item | 05-10-2018 | 14:01

Government looks for new National Icons

What top innovations are there in the Netherlands that are solving problems around the globe and contributing to our economy? How ...

News item | 04-10-2018 | 15:16

Netherlands Defence Intelligence and Security Service disrupts Russian cyber operation targeting OPCW

On 13 April 2018, with support from the Netherlands General Intelligence and Security Service and UK counterparts, the ...

News item | 04-10-2018 | 13:00

Joint statement by Prime Minister May and Prime Minister Rutte on cyber activities of the Russian military intelligence service, the GRU

We have, with the operations exposed today, further shone a light on the unacceptable cyber activities of the Russian military ...

News item | 04-10-2018 | 12:30

Bas Eenhoorn appointed chair of Task Force on Safety and Quality in Forensic Care

At the invitation of Minister for Legal Protection Dekker and representatives from the Dutch Mental Healthcare Association (GGZ ...

News item | 27-09-2018 | 12:27

ILO, the Netherlands to take joint action against child labour

The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Netherlands intend to work together to help eliminate child labour in Africa, ...

News item | 26-09-2018 | 23:10

Minister Kaag at UN meeting in New York: Education is the best strategy

Speaking to the United Nations in New York, foreign trade and development minister Sigrid Kaag has announced that the Netherlands ...

News item | 26-09-2018 | 15:52

Dutch anti-terrorist technology goes to the UN

With the help of Dutch technology the member states of the United Nations can now track the travel movements of terrorists. ...

News item | 26-09-2018 | 15:10

Dutch and Australian Foreign Ministers meet to discuss state responsibility of Russia in downing of MH17

Foreign minister Stef Blok and his Australian counterpart Marise Payne have spoken in New York about their countries’ joint ...

News item | 25-09-2018 | 22:16