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  1. Coup in Gabon: liveblog closed

    Since the evening of August 29, the Gabon army has seized power. On this page you can find news and updates on the situation in ...

    News item | 31-08-2023 | 13:14

  2. Temporary protection for third country nationals from Ukraine ends on 4 September 2023

    As of 4 September 2023, the Temporary Protection Directive for fugitives from Ukraine will no longer apply to third country ...

    News item | 29-08-2023 | 15:50

  3. Independence Day in Ukraine: the Netherlands flies the Ukrainian flag

    On 24 August Ukraine celebrates its Independence Day. Since the annexation of Crimea in 2014 and the large-scale invasion of the ...

    News item | 24-08-2023 | 17:03

  4. The Netherlands suspends direct cooperation with Nigerien government

    Following the coup in Niger, the Dutch government has suspended direct cooperation with the country’s central government until ...

    News item | 04-08-2023 | 14:59

  5. Coup in Niger: liveblog closed

    On 26 July 2023 a coup took place in Niger. The situation in the country remains uncertain and unsafe. On this page you can read ...

    News item | 04-08-2023 | 14:45

  6. Niger evacuation: interview with Ambassador Paul Tholen in Niamey

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs ensured that Dutch nationals could leave Niger on French evacuation flights after a coup occurred ...

    News item | 04-08-2023 | 12:19

  7. Swift action needed to salvage oil tanker Safer and prevent a new blow to Yemen

    The tanker Nautica is heading to Yemen to pump oil from the derelict tanker FSO Safer. The ship could break apart at any moment, ...

    News item | 15-07-2023 | 20:38

  8. Online consultation starts on proposed legislation concerning internationalisation of higher education

    Today sees the launch of the online consultation for the proposed legislation concerning a more balanced and coordinated approach ...

    News item | 14-07-2023 | 15:00

  9. Cabinet prohibits Holocaust denial

    It will become explicitly prohibited to publicly condone, deny or trivialize the horrors of the Holocaust. The Cabinet has ...

    News item | 14-07-2023 | 14:51

  10. Increased customization of sentencing

    Sentencing can be made more suitable and person-centred. This is the outcome of an investigatory analysis of the current ...

    News item | 13-07-2023 | 17:00