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Additional Dutch support for vaccines in poor countries

The Netherlands is making an extra €25 million available for the purchase and distribution of vaccines in poor countries. ...

News item | 12-01-2021 | 16:35

Additional resources committed to legal aid in divorce cases

The effects of legal aid reforms are starting to be felt, according to Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker in a letter to ...

News item | 11-01-2021 | 14:07

Maximum efforts to reduce IND backlog will continue this year

As of 31 December 2020, the task force had closed around 8,200 requests for asylum from the accumulated work of the Immigration ...

News item | 07-01-2021 | 09:02

Looking back on 5 years of Dialogue and Dissent

Over the past 5 years the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has worked with dozens of civil society organisations, supporting ...

News item | 31-12-2020 | 14:58

Negative PCR test declaration also required for travel by international coach, train and ship

The government decided today that from 29 December anyone travelling to the Netherlands by train, coach or ship from abroad must ...

News item | 24-12-2020 | 17:54

Minister Blok positive about reaching EU-UK agreement on new partnership

It is positive that the EU and the UK have reached an agreement on a new partnership, after difficult and unique negotiations. ...

News item | 24-12-2020 | 16:17

Negative test declaration now mandatory for all international air travel to the Netherlands

From 00.01 on 29 December 2020 all passengers, including Dutch nationals, must have a recent negative PCR test declaration in ...

News item | 23-12-2020 | 22:34

Negative test declaration now mandatory for travellers from the UK and South Africa

The ban on passenger flights from South Africa and the ban on both sea and air travel for passengers from the United Kingdom will ...

News item | 22-12-2020 | 23:41

Immediate ban on flights from South Africa

The government has decided to impose an immediate ban on flights from South Africa. The ban took effect this evening, 21 December ...

News item | 21-12-2020 | 23:00

Ferry passengers to be denied entry at Dutch ports

A ban on carrying passengers has been imposed on ferry services to the Netherlands from the United Kingdom. The ban will take ...

News item | 21-12-2020 | 07:59