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Tackling child labour in India: lessons from business

Niels van den Beucken is financial director at Arte, a Dutch company that sells sustainable granite kitchen worktops. When he ...

News item | 14-06-2021 | 10:40

How the Eurovision Song Contest brings the world closer together

The Eurovision Song Contest is the perfect time to celebrate our international cooperation. To explain why this is so important, ...

News item | 20-05-2021 | 07:00

Step 2: Indoor sports facilities to reopen and more scope for activities outdoors

The number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals has fallen slightly. And, with more than 6 million vaccine doses administered, the ...

News item | 11-05-2021 | 20:15

5 May: the bells of liberation ring out

The Netherlands Carillon has returned to the US.

News item | 04-05-2021 | 18:05

Ban on incoming flights from India as of 18.00 on Monday 26 April

From Monday 26 April 2021 at 18.00 there will be a ban on all incoming passenger flights from India. This was decided by the ...

News item | 26-04-2021 | 13:47

Bangladesh and the Netherlands discuss further strengthening of ties

In april 2021, Bangladesh and the Netherlands held a round of virtual consultations to strengthen economic ties and exchange ...

News item | 22-04-2021 | 15:36

King’s Day 2021: no celebrations at the embassies

Foreign minister Stef Blok has decided that due to the coronavirus pandemic there will be no King’s Day gatherings at the ...

News item | 20-04-2021 | 16:53

Circular cooking in Kenya: poop becomes clean fuel

Poop-fired cooking? It doesn’t sound very appetising. But Kenyans have found a way of transforming human waste into clean ...

News item | 19-04-2021 | 13:09

Circular business in Kenya: from waste to cattle feed

‘People call them beasts, we call them beauties.’ Talash Huijbers (25), founder of Insectipro,  breeds black soldier ...

News item | 14-04-2021 | 11:08

‘Over the next five years we’re going to recycle 150 million plastic bottles’

Victor Boyle-Komolafe’s goal is crystal clear: to rid Nigeria of plastic waste. Victor is the founder of GIVO (Garbage In Value ...

News item | 08-04-2021 | 17:05