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A stronger approach to threats from other countries
Minister Yeşilgöz-Zegerius (Justice and Security), acting on behalf of eight ministers, today sent a letter to Parliament ...
Legislative proposal: maximum sentence for participation in a terrorist organisation from 15 to 20 years
Terrorism poses a significant threat to the democratic rule of law and hence to the Netherlands. Over the past decades, ...
Human Rights Tulip 2022: top three candidates
There are three candidates left in the running for the Human Rights Tulip 2022, the prize awarded by the Ministry of Foreign ...
Ed Nijpels appointed as climate table quartermaster Bonaire
Climate change has global effects, but certainly in the Caribbean Netherlands the impact of climate change is large and directly ...
Minister expands free legal representation
From next year, parents in legal proceedings initiated by the State to intervene in families and remove children from parental ...
Feminist foreign policy explained
The Netherlands is keen to reduce inequality and to achieve gender and LBGTIQ+ equality all over the world, so the Ministry of ...
Solar energy in Nigeria: necessary for the climate, an opportunity for business
Working for a pharmaceutical company in the 1980s, pharmacist Bolade Soremekun went in search of a source of energy to keep ...
COP27: United States and Ukraine become signatories to agreement to increase numbers of zero-emission heavy road transport vehicles
Ten more countries have given their support to a Dutch initiative for cleaner heavy road transport vehicles like buses and ...
Government takes measures against possible oil shortages caused by sanctions against Russia
The government has a strategic oil stock that will provide 90 days of domestic consumption. That means that the stock of oil is ...
Dutch COP initiative for more cycling worldwide
The Netherlands hopes to see 10,000 cycling experts trained and deployed in countries worldwide over the next decade. This will ...