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Legal aid pilot project in Rotterdam-Zuid district begins

The legal aid pilot project in Rotterdam-Zuid city district, which began 1 December, is intended to offer quicker and better ...

News item | 02-12-2019 | 11:07

Joint declaration on the 8 December Trials

From the Heads of Mission accredited to Suriname of France, Germany, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom ...

News item | 29-11-2019 | 20:22

Quicker end to marital captivity

Minister Dekker (for Legal Protection) is changing the law to allow marital captivity to be ended sooner. The amendments will ...

News item | 29-11-2019 | 13:57

Dutch deployment in the Strait of Hormuz

To enhance maritime security in the Gulf region, from the end of January to the end of June 2020 the Netherlands will make a ...

News item | 29-11-2019 | 13:07

The Netherlands takes a seat on the International Maritime Organization Council

During the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Assembly, the Netherlands was elected to the IMO Council. For the next two ...

News item | 29-11-2019 | 11:02

Decree on criminal suspects who refuse to cooperate with psychiatric evaluation takes effect

The so-called weigerende observandi decree pertaining to suspects of serious crimes who refuse to undergo pre-arraignment ...

News item | 27-11-2019 | 11:04

Bill expanding victims' rights submitted to House of Representatives

If it is up to Sander Dekker, Minister for Legal Protection, persons in pre-trial detention on suspicion of having committed ...

News item | 27-11-2019 | 10:59

The Netherlands supports Nigeria in tackling illegal migration

On Tuesday, Ankie Broekers-Knol, the Minister for Migration, reached agreements with Nigeria on tackling illegal migration. The ...

News item | 26-11-2019 | 13:50

Campaign helps people who experience sexual violence to get help faster

1 in 5 women (22%) and 1 in 16 men (6%) in the Netherlands have experienced sexual violence. These are sexual acts that someone ...

News item | 25-11-2019 | 13:45

Response of the Netherlands regarding OECD consultation on Pillar One and Two

News item | 20-11-2019 | 11:22