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Shops, gyms and hairdressers to reopen on Saturday 15 January

The rules for sports, artistic and cultural activities, contact-based industries, shops and education will be relaxed on Saturday ...

News item | 14-01-2022 | 20:30

'Our future is in Europe'

Wopke Hoekstra explains what he is aiming for in the coming years as Minister of Foreign Affairs.

News item | 12-01-2022 | 14:59

New Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation sworn in

On 10 January 2022 the members of the fourth Rutte government were sworn in. The new Minister of Foreign Affairs is Wopke ...

News item | 10-01-2022 | 15:42

Fourth Rutte government sworn in

This morning, the fourth Rutte government was sworn in at Noordeinde Palace. The new government is a coalition made up of the ...

News item | 10-01-2022 | 11:20

‘South Africa is being cut off during the busiest month of the year'

Han Peters was working at the embassy in South Africa when Nelson Mandela was freed from prison. Thirty years later he has ...

News item | 30-12-2021 | 10:36

The next step in Greek-Dutch cooperation: guardianship action plan signed

Minister for Migration Broekers-Knol, Greek Minister for Migration Mitarakis and Deputy Minister for Migration Sofia Voultepsi ...

News item | 21-12-2021 | 12:14

Slowing the spread of the Omicron variant: lockdown in the Netherlands

It has become clear in the past week that the Omicron variant is spreading very rapidly in the Netherlands too. The Outbreak ...

News item | 18-12-2021 | 19:15

Evening closures prolonged, primary schools to shut a week early before Christmas

The number of new coronavirus cases is still very high and there are still many COVID-19 patients in hospital. But the surge in ...

News item | 14-12-2021 | 19:15

Acute shortage of asylum reception spaces – government issues instructions

There is an acute shortage of asylum reception spaces in the Netherlands. An intermittent outflow and high inflow will leave the ...

News item | 14-12-2021 | 12:27

The Netherlands re-elected to Council of IMO International Maritime Organisation

This Friday, 10 December 2021, the Kingdom of the Netherlands has been re-elected as a council member of the International ...

News item | 10-12-2021 | 15:45