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Cabinet: National raw materials agreement to foster circular economy by 2050

A national raw materials agreement will be concluded to ensure that the Dutch economy will be running completely on reusable raw ...

News item | 14-09-2016 | 09:11

This morning’s first response of Prime Minister Rutte on the outcome of the United Kingdom referendum

Prime Minister Rutte: ‘The result of the UK referendum is disappointing. We must now look for stable solutions, calmly, and one ...

News item | 24-06-2016 | 09:00

President Widodo of Indonesia to visit the Netherlands

President Joko Widodo of the Republic of Indonesia will visit the Netherlands on 21 and 22 April 2016. The programme for the ...

News item | 13-04-2016 | 20:28

Statement by Prime Minister Rutte on the outcome of the referendum on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

'If this is the outcome, we will have to consider this advice carefully. It implies a political fact that ratification cannot ...

News item | 06-04-2016 | 23:25

Prime Minister Rutte’s initial response to the Brussels attacks

In an initial response to the news from Belgium, Prime Minister Mark Rutte expressed his revulsion. ‘Belgium has once again been ...

News item | 22-03-2016 | 12:01

Netherlands to intensify action against ISIS in Syria and Iraq

The Netherlands is stepping up its contribution to the international campaign against ISIS. The cabinet has decided to send a ...

News item | 29-01-2016 | 16:00

Prime Minister Rutte addresses European Parliament

Prime Minister Mark Rutte visited the European Parliament in Strasbourg today. In an address to the plenary session, he outlined ...

News item | 20-01-2016 | 18:37

Prime Minister to visit Silicon Valley

Prime Minister Mark Rutte will visit the Silicon Valley area in California from 31 January to 2 February 2016. He will be joined ...

News item | 07-01-2016 | 17:35

Prime Minister Rutte and economic affairs minister Kamp in Japan

Prime Minister Mark Rutte is visiting Japan from 9 to 10 November 2015, accompanied by economic affairs minister Henk Kamp, who ...

News item | 06-11-2015 | 16:19

Sharon Dijksma and Martijn van Dam sworn in as State Secretaries

King Willem-Alexander has, upon the recommendation of the Prime Minister, honourably discharged Sharon Dijksma from her duties as ...

News item | 03-11-2015 | 20:04