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  1. 20 municipalities receive additional support in the approach to youth crime

    For the next 3 years, dozens of additional millions of euros have been reserved to further reduce youth crime in the districts of ...

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

  2. The Netherlands to invest €2.5 billion to strengthen business climate for chip industry in Brainport Eindhoven

    Found in objects from telephones to solar panels and medical equipment, microchips play a crucial role in everyday life. Dutch ...

    News item | 28-03-2024 | 15:59

  3. Foreign minister Hanke Bruins Slot to open conference on conflict-related sexual violence

    From Tuesday 26 March to Thursday 28 March 2024, the Netherlands and the UN are hosting the International Conference of ...

    News item | 26-03-2024 | 11:11

  4. More effective joint regulation of illicit asset seizure in the EU

    An amendment to the bill to seize illicit assets without a prior criminal conviction will be introduced. This is necessary to tie ...

    News item | 22-03-2024 | 18:00

  5. NSOC partnership in tackling organised crime continued

    The National Collaboration against Subversive Crime (Nationale Samenwerking tegen Ondermijnende Criminaliteit - NSOC) will be ...

    News item | 22-03-2024 | 17:00

  6. New Code of Criminal Procedure enters into force April 1, 2029

    The Ministry of Justice and Security, together with the partners in the criminal justice chain, has set April 1, 2029, as the ...

    News item | 20-03-2024 | 10:00

  7. New act to address sexual offences enters into force on July 1, 2024

    Victims of sexual assault and sexually transgressive behaviour will be better protected under the criminal legislation as of 1 ...

    News item | 20-03-2024 | 07:00

  8. The Netherlands makes 10 million euros available for maritime corridor to Gaza

    The Netherlands will contribute 10 million euros to the renewed initiative to get aid into Gaza by sea. The Minister for Foreign ...

    News item | 19-03-2024 | 15:03

  9. Digital VOG available soon for everyone

    As of mid-May, a Certificate of Good Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent het Gedrag, VOG) will be available to everyone digitally. ...

    News item | 19-03-2024 | 13:00

  10. Extra measures to tackle capacity problems in prisons

    Minister Weerwind of Legal Protection is taking additional measures to address the capacity shortage in prisons. Due to staff ...

    News item | 15-03-2024 | 14:24