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Combating paraffin wax residues at sea and on the beach

New agreements need to ensure that ships originating from Dutch ports no longer discharge tank washings containing paraffin such ...

News item | 08-05-2018 | 14:38

Statement Prime Minister Rutte about the European Commission's proposal for the Multiannual Financial Framework

The European Commission presented a proposal today outlining plans for the EU budget – or Multiannual Financial Framework – for ...

News item | 02-05-2018 | 15:00

Government approves Dutch participation in Dubai Expo 2020 and launches tender procedure

The government has confirmed Dutch participation in Expo 2020 in Dubai, following an initial decision to take part made in 2017 ...

News item | 01-05-2018 | 15:58

Dekker: end to automatic eligibility for conditional release

To increase society's sense of security and justice, future custodial sentences will actually have to be spent within prison ...

News item | 01-05-2018 | 09:47

2017 Immigration Services Report: Number of asylum seekers holding steady, composition has changed

The total volume of asylum seekers – consisting of first-time and repeat applications and family reunifications – registered by ...

News item | 30-04-2018 | 09:43

Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen: more European infra funds to cyclist and pedestrian safety

Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Water Management) wants Europe to allocate more infra funds to the protection of ...

News item | 26-04-2018 | 14:53

Bruno Bruins: international cooperation will help get medicine to patients sooner

Today, Minister for Medical Care Bruno Bruins signed an agreement with Lithuanian Minister of Health Aurelijus Veryga pledging to ...

News item | 25-04-2018 | 15:14

The Netherlands extends its support for Syria and the wider region

On Wednesday, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag announced at an international conference in ...

News item | 25-04-2018 | 13:45

The Netherlands and State of Michigan sign automotive collaboration

The Netherlands and the US State of Michigan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the innovation in ...

News item | 25-04-2018 | 10:15

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the Netherlands agree on Seat Agreement

EMA and the Netherlands have finalized the text of a Seat Agreement which describes how the Agency, its bodies and its employees ...

News item | 23-04-2018 | 17:30

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