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Vote for the best Water ChangeMaker in Africa

African countries are in the front lines of climate change. African organisations and communities are developing ideas on how to ...

News item | 19-01-2021 | 17:43

Additional Dutch support for vaccines in poor countries

The Netherlands is making an extra €25 million available for the purchase and distribution of vaccines in poor countries. ...

News item | 12-01-2021 | 16:35

Minister Blok positive about reaching EU-UK agreement on new partnership

It is positive that the EU and the UK have reached an agreement on a new partnership, after difficult and unique negotiations. ...

News item | 24-12-2020 | 16:17

Negative test declaration now mandatory for travellers from the UK and South Africa

The ban on passenger flights from South Africa and the ban on both sea and air travel for passengers from the United Kingdom will ...

News item | 22-12-2020 | 23:41

Immediate ban on flights from South Africa

The government has decided to impose an immediate ban on flights from South Africa. The ban took effect this evening, 21 December ...

News item | 21-12-2020 | 23:00

Ferry passengers to be denied entry at Dutch ports

A ban on carrying passengers has been imposed on ferry services to the Netherlands from the United Kingdom. The ban will take ...

News item | 21-12-2020 | 07:59

Restrictions on travel from the United Kingdom

A contagious new variant of coronavirus has been detected in the United Kingdom. This strain of the virus is thought to spread ...

News item | 20-12-2020 | 00:59

Lilit Martirosyan receives Human Rights Tulip 2020

The Human Rights Tulip 2020 was awarded today to Lilit Martirosyan. Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok presented the prize ...

News item | 10-12-2020 | 17:26

New support for press freedom at international conference hosted by foreign minister Stef Blok

More than 50 countries have pledged in a statement, The Hague Commitment to increase the Safety of Journalists, to independently ...

News item | 09-12-2020 | 19:36

58 countries stand up for press freedom at conference in The Hague

On Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 December, ministers from 58 countries will take part in an international conference on press ...

News item | 08-12-2020 | 12:27