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Additional measures in response to larger number of expected asylum applications
The number of applications for asylum is on the rise across Europe. The Netherlands now expects to receive 48,200 applications ...
The Netherlands takes a new step in greening export credit insurances
From 1 January 2023, businesses and banks will no longer be eligible for export credit insurance for new projects in the fossil ...
Adoption possible from six selected countries
Adopting a child will still be possible from the following countries: the Philippines, Hungary, Lesotho, Taiwan, Thailand and ...
Treaties with UAE boost fight against organised crime
The international fight against organised crime has received a boost from mutual agreements between the Netherlands and the ...
After 40 years ‘hope for justice’ for murdered IKON journalists
Forty years after the murder of four Dutch journalists in El Salvador, there was a breakthrough in the case on October 16th: two ...
Dutch Design Week: putting the Netherlands on the map
Dutch Design Week 2022, currently being held in Eindhoven, will bring together designers and entrepreneurs from all over the ...
Netherlands launches online consultation on draft bill for the proposed Minimum Tax Rate Act 2024
An online consultation has been launched today on a draft bill for the proposed Minimum Tax Rate Act 2024. The minimum ...
Higher reimbursement for costs of cleaning up drug waste
The Dutch government is raising the reimbursement paid to private individuals and government authorities for the costs of ...
The Netherlands strengthens its international commitment to health
The Netherlands is intensifying its international efforts on health. For the first time, the Council of Ministers agreed on a ...
Human Rights Tulip 2022: this is the shortlist
Each year the Ministry of Foreign Affairs awards a human rights defender somewhere in the world a prize: the Human Rights Tulip. ...