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Government apologises for the Netherlands’ role in the history of slavery
In a speech this afternoon, Prime Minister Mark Rutte apologised for the past actions of the Dutch State: to enslaved people in ...
Iran: questions and answers about the situation and sanctions
Since 16 September 2022 there have been widespread protests in Iran and the Iranian authorities have used force against peaceful ...
Update on long-term policy for refugees from Ukraine
In October 2022, the European Commission extended the temporary protection under the Temporary Protection Directive until 4 March ...
New action plan for government and business owners to combat crime
The government has joined forces with business owners to prevent and reduce crime. When Minister of Justice and Security ...
Caribbean region and the Netherlands to join forces to deal more effectively with climate change
The Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Mark Harbers, has invited the countries of the Caribbean region to take part ...
Racism within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: ‘This is not who we want to be.’
Secretary-General Paul Huijts, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' most senior official, responds to the investigation on racism ...
Reception of Displaced Persons from Ukraine (Temporary Measures) Act submitted for consultation
The Temporary Protection Directive (TPD) gives refugees from Ukraine the right to suitable accommodation, help with living ...
Minister Van der Burg attends Euro-African Ministerial Conference of the Rabat Process in Cádiz
On 13 and 14 December, the Minister for Migration Eric van der Burg took part in the Rabat Process in Cádiz, an international ...
The Netherlands provides equipment and parts to Ukraine to help repair its energy infrastructure
This winter the Netherlands is supporting Ukraine by providing a shipment of materials so the country can repair crucial energy ...
Viasna Human Rights Center wins Human Rights Tulip 2022
The Human Rights Tulip for 2022 is awarded to the Viasna Human Rights Center in Belarus. Minister of Foreign Affairs Wopke ...