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Join the Dutch Government for World Water Week At Home

Join the Dutch Government for World Water Week At Home 2020

News item | 19-08-2020 | 19:25

Explosion in Beirut: ‘You put your own feelings on hold’

On 8 August former ambassador Hester Somsen flew to Beirut, ready to act after an enormous explosion devastated the port area.

News item | 19-08-2020 | 10:01

Let’s keep coronavirus out

The coronavirus situation in the Netherlands continues to be a significant cause for concern. Since the last press conference on ...

News item | 18-08-2020 | 19:55

The Netherlands to reinstate entry ban for Morocco

From 13 August 2020, the Netherlands will reinstate the entry ban for Morocco. This decision is based on a risk assessment made ...

News item | 12-08-2020 | 16:52

Hedwig Waltmans-Molier has died in Beirut

It is with dismay and great sadness that we report the death of our colleague Hedwig Waltmans-Molier (1964–2020). On Saturday 8 ...

News item | 08-08-2020 | 10:59

Regaining control over coronavirus with local measures

The Netherlands’ approach is aimed at keeping coronavirus under control as much as possible in order to protect vulnerable groups ...

News item | 06-08-2020 | 21:46

Reinforcements for embassy crisis team arrive in Lebanon

On Wednesday evening a Dutch Urban Search and Rescue (USAR.NL) team consisting of over 60 rescue workers and eight search and ...

News item | 06-08-2020 | 16:00

Dutch search and rescue team en route to Lebanon

Following the devastating explosion in Beirut, the Dutch Urban Search and Rescue Team (USAR.NL) is en route to Lebanon. The team ...

News item | 05-08-2020 | 22:50

The travel ban for the Netherlands as of 5 August 2020

The Netherlands has reinstated the travel ban for Algeria as of 5 August 2020 at midnight. This decision was taken based on a ...

News item | 05-08-2020 | 10:32

Traffic signs in the Netherlands now available online

A world first: with effect from 31 July, the Netherlands will be the first country in the world to provide a digital overview of ...

News item | 04-08-2020 | 15:09