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All Covid-19 advice withdrawn but continue to use common sense if you have respiratory symptoms
The advice on testing for coronavirus infection and isolating after a positive test no longer applies. The government has ...
Group of European nations unites for the purpose of better compliance with 'Dublin' asylum agreements
On 8 March 2023, the Netherlands organised a ministerial meeting with Belgium, Germany, France, Denmark, Switzerland, Austria, ...
Renewed Schengen Information System live
On Tuesday 7 March 2023, the renewed Schengen Information System (SIS) went live in all Schengen states. This is an EU ...
Rape and sexual violence to be punished with sanctions
On the eve of International Women’s Day, the European Union (EU) is imposing sanctions against persons and entities guilty of ...
Minister Hoekstra launches 'Dialogue Group on Accountability for Ukraine' in Ukraine
Today at the United for Justice Conference in Lviv, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wopke Hoekstra launched the Dialogue Group on ...
What does the Netherlands want from the European Union (EU)?
The European Union (EU) increases the freedom, security and prosperity of the Netherlands. Since the start of the war in Ukraine, ...
Legislative proposal: Better protection against human trafficking
The criminalisation of human trafficking is being expanded and simplified. This will make it possible to more effectively detect ...
Dutch Minister Adriaansens: Internet toll will ultimately penalize consumers
Large European telecom operators are considering to charge an Internet toll for the internet traffic that online service ...
More than eight million traffic violations in 2022
In 2022, 8,153,043 traffic violations were reported under the Traffic Regulations (Administrative Enforcement) Act (Wet ...
Sexual Offences Bill amended to better protect victims
The Sexual Offences Bill is being amended to better protect the victims of serious sexual crimes. The special statute of ...