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  1. IDAHOT 2024: freedom and equal rights in Europe

    Together with the Council of Europe, the Netherlands is hosting the European IDAHOT+ Forum in The Hague from 14 to 16 May. The ...

    News item | 08-05-2024 | 14:38

  2. Bill for better protection against human trafficking to House of Representatives

    The legislation criminalising human trafficking is to be expanded and simplified to help detect and prosecute offenders of human ...

    News item | 19-04-2024 | 13:37

  3. The Netherlands, France, the Czech Republic and Ireland call for a European policy package on sustainable carbon in the chemical industry

    In order to make the transition from fossil to sustainable raw materials in the chemical industry, policy is needed at EU-level. ...

    News item | 16-04-2024 | 13:00

  4. Temporary municipal reception space urgently needed for asylum

    There is an acute shortage of asylum reception spaces in the Netherlands. Many temporary locations are closing, too few locations ...

    News item | 15-04-2024 | 18:15

  5. Five northern European countries conclude international arrangements on transport and storage of carbon across borders

    A European infrastructure for carbon capture and storage is underway. Today, arrangements between Denmark, Norway, Belgium, the ...

    News item | 15-04-2024 | 18:00

  6. Diplomatic missions in Tehran and Erbil will reopen to the public on Tuesday

    The Dutch embassy in Tehran and the consulate-general in Erbil will reopen to the public on Tuesday 16 April. Both were closed on ...

    News item | 15-04-2024 | 17:05

  7. The Netherlands makes an additional €10 million available for humanitarian aid to Sudan

    The Netherlands is making an additional €10 million available for emergency aid to Sudan. This additional assistance was ...

    News item | 15-04-2024 | 16:18

  8. Threat of food crisis in Sudan: potentially the biggest famine in decades

    Sudan is on the verge of severe famine. The problem is already huge, with millions of Sudanese people chronically undernourished. ...

    News item | 15-04-2024 | 16:00

  9. Liesje Schreinemacher returns to work as Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation

    As of today, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Liesje Schreinemacher has returned from maternity leave. This ...

    News item | 15-04-2024 | 14:31

  10. Diplomatic missions in Tehran and Erbil remain closed to the public

    The Dutch embassy in Tehran and the consulate-general in Erbil will remain closed to the public until further notice as a ...

    News item | 14-04-2024 | 15:19