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  1. Start of international scientific research program regarding slavery past

    The colonial slavery past of the Netherlands and its impact have had a profound effect on various countries worldwide. ...

    News item | 10-04-2024 | 21:00

  2. Sovereign citizen movement undermines democratic rule of law

    People who declare themselves sovereign turn away from the government and other institutions. Although they tend to keep an open ...

    News item | 09-04-2024 | 16:47

  3. Number of asylum seekers in 2024 in line with previous forecast

    The number of people expected to apply for asylum in the Netherlands this year is in line with the forecast of November 2023. ...

    News item | 05-04-2024 | 14:30

  4. Nieuwe Instituut appointed as curator of the cultural programme for the Netherlands’ participation at World Expo 2025 in Osaka

     The Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Education, Culture and Science have commissioned Rotterdam’s Nieuwe ...

    News item | 04-04-2024 | 17:04

  5. 20 municipalities receive additional support in the approach to youth crime

    For the next 3 years, dozens of additional millions of euros have been reserved to further reduce youth crime in the districts of ...

    News item | 04-04-2024 | 16:15

  6. The Netherlands to invest €2.5 billion to strengthen business climate for chip industry in Brainport Eindhoven

    Found in objects from telephones to solar panels and medical equipment, microchips play a crucial role in everyday life. Dutch ...

    News item | 28-03-2024 | 15:59

  7. Foreign minister Hanke Bruins Slot to open conference on conflict-related sexual violence

    From Tuesday 26 March to Thursday 28 March 2024, the Netherlands and the UN are hosting the International Conference of ...

    News item | 26-03-2024 | 11:11

  8. More effective joint regulation of illicit asset seizure in the EU

    An amendment to the bill to seize illicit assets without a prior criminal conviction will be introduced. This is necessary to tie ...

    News item | 22-03-2024 | 18:00

  9. NSOC partnership in tackling organised crime continued

    The National Collaboration against Subversive Crime (Nationale Samenwerking tegen Ondermijnende Criminaliteit - NSOC) will be ...

    News item | 22-03-2024 | 17:00

  10. New Code of Criminal Procedure enters into force April 1, 2029

    The Ministry of Justice and Security, together with the partners in the criminal justice chain, has set April 1, 2029, as the ...

    News item | 20-03-2024 | 10:00