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Minister Weerwind bans untargeted advertising for online games of chance
As of 1 July, Minister Franc Weerwind of Legal Protection will ban untargeted advertising for online games of chance. The ban ...
Minister Yesilgöz-Zegerius concludes agreements on the exchange of information regarding ISIS terrorists and war criminals
Bringing ISIS terrorists and war criminals to trial has a high priority for the Netherlands. Sound evidence gathering is ...
Statement meeting Vendôme Group
On 17 April 2023, Minister of Justice and Security Dilan Yeşilgöz-Zegerius hosted a meeting of the Vendôme Group in Amsterdam and ...
Movies that Matter: powerful films that illuminate foreign policy themes
The 2023 edition of the Movies that Matter festival took place in The Hague from 24 March to 1 April. Each year during the ...
Collection of cell material from suspect for DNA analysis already possible
Within the context of handling the problem of untraceable convicted persons, a legislative proposal makes it possible to collect ...
‘Landmines are potential unseen killers’
Every year landmines claim thousands of victims worldwide, sometimes long after a conflict has ended. On the International Day ...
Legislative proposal: forced (COVID-19) test for foreign nationals who are required to return
Soon foreign nationals who have to return to their country of origin may be forced to undergo a test for serious and contagious ...
War in Ukraine: the Netherlands working to stop war crimes and fight impunity
Russia’s aggression against Ukraine is destroying the lives of millions of Ukrainians and severely impacting stability around the ...
First support package for Ukraine in 2023: €274 million for defence and recovery
The Netherlands is to provide Ukraine with extra support. On Monday, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation ...
Security is not to be taken for granted: Security Strategy for the Kingdom of the Netherlands presented
The security of our Kingdom is not to be taken for granted. It requires our continuous attention, to make sure we are secure and ...