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Safety regions, municipalities and private individuals offer refugees a safe place to stay

Thanks to the tireless efforts of a large group of dedicated staff at municipalities and safety regions ( veiligheidsregio’s), ...

News item | 07-04-2022 | 13:00

Stef Blok appointed National Coordinator for Sanctions Compliance and Enforcement

Today, former foreign minister Stef Blok was appointed National Coordinator for Sanctions Compliance and Enforcement at the ...

News item | 05-04-2022 | 15:22

Spain and The Netherlands call for a renewed EU Fiscal Framework fit for current and future challenges

Spain and The Netherlands have presented, through their respective Economy and Finance ministers, the vice minister presidents, a ...

News item | 04-04-2022 | 18:52

Science warns again: world urgently needs to get on track with climate action

A fast transition to renewable energy is key in combating climate change. No one can or should be left behind. To this end, the ...

News item | 04-04-2022 | 17:07

India: a major power that prefers to take a neutral stance

India is a major player on the world stage and in the Pacific, and on many issues it adopts a neutral stance vis-à-vis other ...

News item | 01-04-2022 | 17:22

The Netherlands looks back on a successful Expo in Dubai

Today, six months since its opening, Expo 2020 Dubai is closing for good. This also marks the end of the Netherlands’s ...

News item | 31-03-2022 | 14:38

Over 8 million traffic violations detected in 2021

In 2021, some 8,024,118 traffic offences were detected under the Traffic Regulations (Administrative Enforcement) Act (Wet ...

News item | 31-03-2022 | 12:00

Additional support for affected parents with children taken into care

Parents whose children were taken into care as a result of the childcare benefits scandal are to receive additional support in ...

News item | 31-03-2022 | 09:32

Transgender people in Argentina and Colombia fight for equal rights

To mark Transgender Day of Visibility on 31 March, the Dutch embassies in Argentina and Colombia are showing how they and their ...

News item | 31-03-2022 | 08:30

Reception of refugees from Ukraine is taking shape

The reception of refugees from Ukraine is taking shape – for the short term in the form of mostly basic accommodation for the ...

News item | 30-03-2022 | 16:39