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New Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Defence sworn in

On 24 September 2021 Ben Knapen (CDA) was sworn in as the new Minister of Foreign Affairs and Henk Kamp (VVD) as Minister of ...

News item | 24-09-2021 | 12:00

Netherlands provides technical assistance for UN General Assembly

At the request of the United Nations’ Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is providing technical ...

News item | 24-09-2021 | 11:52

2022 Tax Plan: a better tax system

This year, the 2022 Tax Plan package mainly contains minor changes aimed at improving the tax system. In particular, improvements ...

News item | 21-09-2021 | 15:54

State opening of Parliament (Prinsjesdag): major maintenance tasking in the pursuit of accessibility, safety, and liveability

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management aims to keep the Netherlands accessible, safe, and liveable. In 2022, the ...

News item | 21-09-2021 | 15:15

2022 Budget Memorandum: Resilience and further steps forward

With expected economic growth of 3.5% in 2022, the Dutch economy is recovering remarkably quickly from the COVID-19 pandemic. The ...

News item | 21-09-2021 | 15:15

Budget Day 2021: invest in the stability of the rule of law

The increasingly ruthless violence being perpetrated by organised criminals is placing growing pressure on the stability of the ...

News item | 21-09-2021 | 13:15

Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs Sigrid Kaag steps down

Declaration of Dutch minister of Foreign Affairs Sigrid Kaag on September 16th in the Dutch House of Representatives.

News item | 16-09-2021 | 22:35

Young people worry about food waste: ‘It’s time for action’

‘Young people are willing enough to pay more for organic produce,’ the Dutch UN Youth Representatives Evi Vet and Eva Koffeman ...

News item | 16-09-2021 | 09:47

Netherlands to reopen further with coronavirus entry passes

As of 25 September, we no longer have to stay 1.5 metres from others. This is a big step forwards. It means restaurants and bars ...

News item | 14-09-2021 | 19:08

Action against possession of weapons among young people: Drop your knife and do something with your life

Today sees the start of a new campaign, Drop your knife and do something with your life, to combat knife possession among young ...

News item | 13-09-2021 | 07:00