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Netherlands to phase out public funding for new fossil fuel exports

The Netherlands has joined the group of countries who are committing to ending direct public funding for new fossil fuel projects ...

News item | 08-11-2021 | 16:57

Number of electric shared cars has doubled in 2021

The amount of electric shared cars has more than doubled last year. In March 2020, there were 5,200 electric shared cars, while ...

News item | 04-11-2021 | 14:22

Set-up of first seven cannabis-growing farms for experiment has commenced

To date, the ‘closed coffee shop chain experiment’ – also known as the ‘weed experiment’ – has involved the designation of seven ...

News item | 04-11-2021 | 12:28

Infections must decrease, appropriate measures needed

In recent weeks the number of coronavirus infections in the Netherlands has risen rapidly. More and more people are being ...

News item | 02-11-2021 | 19:15

Netherlands and United Arab Emirates step up economic cooperation

The Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have set up a joint committee to further strengthen economic cooperation. On ...

News item | 02-11-2021 | 14:45

Improved monitoring bolsters integrity of legal profession

In order to bolster the quality and independence of the monitoring of the legal profession, the government will replace the ...

News item | 01-11-2021 | 12:01

Minister Grapperhaus receives advisory report on ‘Making Surveillance and Security System Future-Proof’

In recent years, the cases in the surveillance and security system have become more complex, lengthy and extreme in terms of ...

News item | 27-10-2021 | 11:58

Human rights under pressure globally in 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic

The Human Rights Report 2020 gives a detailed account of the results of Dutch human rights policy.

News item | 27-10-2021 | 10:00

NCTV Threat Assessment: No concrete indications of attacks – threat nevertheless conceivable

At present, there are individuals in the Netherlands who are becoming radicalised or who are already highly radicalised and pose, ...

News item | 26-10-2021 | 11:50

3,300 weapons handed in during knife amnesty

Last week, 3,300 weapons were handed in to the police during the national knife amnesty. A range of weapons including machetes, ...

News item | 22-10-2021 | 11:47