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Nominations Human Rights Tulip 2021

The nomination period for the Human Rights Tulip is closed. A total of 74 nominations were received. These nominations will be ...

News item | 24-08-2021 | 10:57

Join the Dutch Government at World Water Week 2021!

World Water Week is the leading conference on global water issues and in 2021 it will be held as a digital event 23-27 August.

News item | 20-08-2021 | 15:06

Game Changer project: creating more opportunities for people with disabilities

The Netherlands Olympics Committee (NOC*NSF) has joined forces with the Dutch Embassy in Tokyo, the Japan Sport Council and three ...

News item | 13-08-2021 | 13:40

Practical agribusiness training offers new prospects to young Ugandans

Around 80 percent of Uganda’s population is under the age of 30. A project initiated by the Dutch embassy in Kampala has trained ...

News item | 11-08-2021 | 08:31

These people are building bridges towards equal LGBTI rights worldwide

Three international LGBTI activists share their extraordinary stories. At Amsterdam Pride we celebrate the diversity and freedom ...

News item | 03-08-2021 | 09:12

The Netherlands adjusts policy on travelling within EU, multi-day events with overnight stays cancelled until 1 September

The government is changing its policy on travelling within the European Union (EU). This decision is based on three positive ...

News item | 26-07-2021 | 13:00

The UN has a clear message: what is happening in Ethiopia is unacceptable

Mass murder, sexual violence and famine – the crossfire in the Ethiopian conflict area of Tigray has triggered a humanitarian ...

News item | 22-07-2021 | 15:37

‘We’re investing in a generation of young people who have known nothing but conflict’

Young people have a right to decent work, education and a life in dignity. But how can these things be provided in Somalia, where ...

News item | 15-07-2021 | 09:34

‘People who were wrongfully imprisoned have been freed thanks to our stories’

His Foundation for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) exposes abuses in Nigeria. And he has won international awards for his efforts. ...

News item | 08-07-2021 | 15:13

5 questions about the Netherlands’ involvement in Afghanistan

At the end of June 2021, the last Dutch military personnel left Afghanistan. A historic moment, marking the end of almost 20 ...

News item | 01-07-2021 | 11:47