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Pompeo and Rutte kick off GES 2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte opened the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES 2019) in ...

News item | 03-06-2019 | 17:11

EU countries and car manufacturers to share information to improve road safety

EU member states, car manufacturers and navigation systems suppliers will share information on road conditions with the aim of ...

News item | 03-06-2019 | 15:00

Improved position of employees in case of company restart

Upon restart of a company following liquidation, all its employees must in principle be employed by the new owner under the same ...

News item | 29-05-2019 | 14:28

Dutch government: change competition policy and merger thresholds for better digital economy

The Dutch government considers permanent market dominance by digital platforms undesirable. It makes it difficult for new ...

News item | 27-05-2019 | 15:04

Extra funding for asylum, justice system and forensic care

The Ministry of Justice and Security is to receive EUR 270 million to cover additional expenditure in 2019 under the Spring ...

News item | 27-05-2019 | 13:50

Development minister Sigrid Kaag calls for emergency response team for psychosocial support in crisis areas

People exposed to a conflict or disaster should be able to get psychosocial support as quickly as possible, foreign trade and ...

News item | 24-05-2019 | 23:32

Social assistance scheme for self-employed persons to be simplified

The regulations for people in financial difficulties who seek social assistance under the  Social Assistance (Self-employed ...

News item | 24-05-2019 | 09:11

English translation of the Kingdom Bill approving the Rotterdam Rules available

The House of Representatives is currently considering a Kingdom Bill regarding the approval of the United Nations Convention on ...

News item | 23-05-2019 | 15:10

Non-consensual sex and sexual harassment become punishable

Sexually transgressive behaviour cannot be tolerated. Minister Grapperhaus (Justice and Security) intends to expand the law to ...

News item | 22-05-2019 | 11:01

Champions grow through competition

Openness, cooperation and audacity have brought the European Union and its member states unmatched prosperity. But over the last ...

News item | 15-05-2019 | 11:00