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  1. Sanctions against people-smuggling network operated by the Syrian regime

    On 22 January 2024 the European Union added a number of persons and entities to the EU sanctions list. This is because they are ...

    News item | 24-01-2024 | 17:06

  2. Dutch government presents vision on generative AI

    As one of the first EU Member States, the Dutch government will today present a vision on generative AI. In this vision, the ...

    News item | 18-01-2024 | 13:15

  3. Cocaine seizures by Customs see sharp rise in 2023

    In 2023, Dutch Customs seized almost 60,000 kg of cocaine. This is a sharp increase compared to 2022, when more than 51,000 kg of ...

    News item | 17-01-2024 | 09:30

  4. Additional funds for the Centre for Sexual Violence

    Over the next 3 years, Stichting Landelijk Centrum Seksueel Geweld (LCSG) will be able to count on more than €1.1 million. This ...

    News item | 15-01-2024 | 16:00

  5. New regulation simplifies the exchange of digital evidence in criminal cases within Europe

    Effective as of March 2026, the 'eEvidence' regulation will come into force within the European Union. The regulation strengthens ...

    News item | 09-01-2024 | 09:00

  6. Excesses overshadow otherwise orderly New Year's Eve

    New Year's Eve 2023-2024 unfolded with fewer incidents and, in many areas, in an orderly manner. Nevertheless, excesses with ...

    News item | 05-01-2024 | 17:00

  7. Name change free for descendants of enslaved persons

    Descendants of enslaved persons will be able to change their surname for free as of 2024. The Council of Ministers has agreed to ...

    News item | 22-12-2023 | 14:45

  8. Audit and annual report obligatory for fewer companies

    The government has made a proposal to oblige fewer companies to have their annual report audited and to draw up an annual report. ...

    News item | 22-12-2023 | 14:34

  9. First support package for Ukraine for 2024: €102 million in winter assistance

    The Netherlands has set aside €102 million for the first support package for Ukraine of 2024. This amount is part of over €2 ...

    News item | 22-12-2023 | 09:33

  10. Fully digital general meetings will be allowed again

    Fully digital meetings will be allowed again for legal entities under private law, such as private companies, public limited ...

    News item | 22-12-2023 | 08:49