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One hundred vulnerable refugees from Greece in the Netherlands

This week, the last vulnerable refugees from Greece will arrive in the Netherlands as part of the Dutch offer to resettle a group ...

News item | 19-01-2021 | 12:08

Prime Minister Rutte tenders resignation of the government

On 15 January 2021, Prime Minister Mark Rutte tendered to the King the resignation of all the government ministers and state ...

News item | 15-01-2021 | 14:15

Rapid test compulsory for people entering the Netherlands from the UK, Ireland and South Africa

Please note: the date of this news item is the 13th of January 2021. Read more about the current mandatory test results and ...

News item | 13-01-2021 | 23:01

Netherlands to remain in lockdown until at least 9 February inclusive

Please note: this news item was published on 3 November. Read more about  the current approach to tackling coronavirus in the ...

News item | 12-01-2021 | 19:15

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