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Hedwig Waltmans-Molier has died in Beirut

It is with dismay and great sadness that we report the death of our colleague Hedwig Waltmans-Molier (1964–2020). On Saturday 8 ...

News item | 08-08-2020 | 10:59

Reinforcements for embassy crisis team arrive in Lebanon

On Wednesday evening a Dutch Urban Search and Rescue (USAR.NL) team consisting of over 60 rescue workers and eight search and ...

News item | 06-08-2020 | 16:00

Dutch search and rescue team en route to Lebanon

Following the devastating explosion in Beirut, the Dutch Urban Search and Rescue Team (USAR.NL) is en route to Lebanon. The team ...

News item | 05-08-2020 | 22:50

Blok: ‘EU condemns malicious behaviour in cyberspace’

Today, six individuals and three entities that are responsible for some of the most harmful cyberattacks in recent years will be ...

News item | 30-07-2020 | 15:51

Minister Grapperhaus relaxes rules for long-distance relationships

The Minister of Justice and Security, Ferdinand Grapperhaus, has decided to ease the travel ban on the entry of partners from ...

News item | 16-07-2020 | 17:10

The Netherlands brings MH17 case against Russia before European Court of Human Rights

Today, the Dutch government decided to bring Russia before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) for its role in the downing ...

News item | 10-07-2020 | 12:30

Nominations Human Rights Tulip 2020

The nomination period for the Human Rights Tulip re-opened on June 22 and closed on 26 June.

News item | 07-07-2020 | 17:34

Tourists from the Netherlands can now holiday in 16 European countries

Please note: this news item was published on 30 June.  Read the current information about travelling to the Netherlands. ...

News item | 15-06-2020 | 07:00

If you’re going on holiday, make sure you travel smart

Please note: this news item was published on June 3. Read more about the current approach to tackling coronavirus in the ...

News item | 03-06-2020 | 19:54

Expo 2020 Dubai postponed by one year

Today, the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) announced that two thirds of BIE Member States had voted to postpone Expo ...

News item | 06-05-2020 | 10:33