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Winning tender for Dutch pavilion at EXPO 2020 Dubai announced

A consortium of Dutch and international companies has been selected to design and build the Dutch pavilion at EXPO 2020 Dubai. ...

News item | 13-11-2018 | 11:00

€91 million to boost deployability of police officers

The police is receiving a one-off sum of €91 million to boost the deployability of its officers. This is necessary because in the ...

News item | 12-11-2018 | 15:25

State Secretary Van Veldhoven is stepping up campaign against plastic soup

In order to step up the campaign against plastic soup, State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven (Infrastructure and Water ...

News item | 08-11-2018 | 10:04

Regional 'Top X' approach targets mentally disturbed people

A number of care and safety houses have developed an intensive person-specific approach for getting a better picture of the top X ...

News item | 07-11-2018 | 15:20

Minister Dekker opens prison in Bonaire

During a two-day visit to Bonaire, Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker officially opened the Caribbean Netherlands ...

News item | 06-11-2018 | 15:16

Minister Kaag to visit Bangladesh and Myanmar

Foreign trade and development minister Sigrid Kaag will visit Bangladesh and Myanmar this week. She wishes to gain personal ...

News item | 06-11-2018 | 14:26

Cabinet tackles 22 billion euro in tax avoidance using withholding tax

As of 2021, the Cabinet will apply withholding tax on interest and royalties in a highly targeted approach to tackle money flows ...

News item | 06-11-2018 | 11:46

UN Security Council imposes sanctions to combat sexual violence in Libya

Following a proposal by the Netherlands, the UN can now more easily impose sanctions on the perpetrators and facilitators of ...

News item | 05-11-2018 | 17:20

Commemorative Medals for Peacekeeping Operations awarded during anniversary ceremony

In recognition of their contribution to peacekeeping operations across the globe, 36 police officers, members of the Royal ...

News item | 01-11-2018 | 17:00

New police collective labour agreement signed

Over the next few years, police officers are set to receive a salary increase of 8% and two gross payments of €400. These ...

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