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2022: Public finances in better shape despite unforeseen extra expenditure
The war in Ukraine, high inflation and soaring energy prices followed each other in quick succession in 2022. The government ...
Ministry of Justice and Security invested in tackling organized crime, justice and shelter
In 2022, the Ministry of Justice and Security invested heavily in tackling organized crime. This means among other things that ...
Government supports islands with investment programme for economy and energy transition
The Netherlands will make investment programmes available to the Constituent Countries – Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten – and ...
Judges over the age of seventy can continue to serve as deputy judges
Judges and justices who reach the statutorily determined age of dismissal of 70 years, will continue to be available as either ...
Tackling international crimes head-on
Perpetrators of international crimes should not go unpunished. This is especially important for the victims. Tackling these ...
Refugees from Ukraine will be able to see a psychologist from their home country
Refugees from Ukraine who fled to the Netherlands because of the conflict in their country and who are uncertain about their ...
Achieving the SDGs by 2030: ‘Calling it mission impossible is not an acceptable answer!’
In 2015, 193 member countries of the United Nations agreed to 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s), to be achieved by 2030. ...
Additional expenditures on asylum, surveillance and security, and youth protection
The government is facing major financial challenges and has had to make challenging decisions in adopting the Spring Memorandum. ...
Cabinet sets Multiannual Production Forecast
The cabinet is preparing for an influx of over 70,000 asylum applicants this year. This is reflected in the Multiannual ...
Fighting in Sudan - Updates from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
On 15 April violent clashes between government forces and militias began in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. Fighting is also ...