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Wopke Hoekstra resigns as foreign minister of the Netherlands
Wopke Hoekstra has submitted his resignation as Minister of Foreign Affairs to King Willem-Alexander. The Minister for Foreign ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
Cabinet prohibits Holocaust denial
It will become explicitly prohibited to publicly condone, deny or trivialize the horrors of the Holocaust. The Cabinet has ...