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Johannes Vermeer Award 2012 for Marlene Dumas

The Dutch state prize for the arts, the Johannes Vermeer Award 2012, has been awarded to artist Marlene Dumas. 

News item | 14-06-2012 | 17:04

State Secretary Zijlstra aims to hold on to foreign students

It should be more attractive for foreign students to remain in the Netherlands after they graduate. The national treasury will...

News item | 16-05-2012 | 15:57

Big turnout for Dutch UN meeting on rights of lesbians and transgenders

There was a full house on Wednesday February 29 at the Ford Foundation building in New York, where the Netherlands had...

News item | 02-03-2012 | 17:28

Minister Van Bijsterveldt supports European strategy against homophobic violence

Minister of Education, Culture and Science Marja van Bijsterveldt is earmarking one million euros to improve cooperation...

News item | 09-12-2011 | 13:34

Van Bijsterveldt meets gay rights activist in Poland

Marja van Bijsterveldt, Minister of Education, Culture and Science, who is currently visiting Poland to attend a conference of...

News item | 11-10-2011 | 11:24

Ministry of Foreign Affairs to fund Radio Netherlands Worldwide from 2013

Starting in 2013, Radio Netherlands Worldwide is to be funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. An annual €14 million will be...

News item | 24-06-2011 | 10:36

Government and Philanthropic Sector to Cooperate Structurally

The Cabinet wants to ensure that public and private parties intensify their cooperation, that institutions look actively for...

News item | 22-06-2011 | 12:11

‘World-wide protection for cultural property in armed conflict’

It will be ten years ago this Thursday, 26 March, that the Second Protocol to the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of...

News item | 25-03-2009 | 15:23

Koenders and Van Middelkoop stand up for women’s rights in conflict zones

Development minister Bert Koenders, in the presence of defence minister Eimert van Middelkoop, education minister Ronald...

News item | 04-12-2007 | 15:07

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