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  1. Temporary Protection Directive for refugees from Ukraine extended until 4 March 2025

    The war in Ukraine is still ongoing. Accordingly, EU member states have agreed today in Brussels to extend the current Temporary ...

    News item | 28-09-2023 | 17:00

  2. International efforts to combat organized crime intensified

    The international fight against organized (drug) crime requires further intensification. Minister Yeşilgöz-Zegerius of Justice ...

    News item | 28-09-2023 | 16:00

  3. New Benelux police treaty to enter into force on 1 October

    Police officers from Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg can now collaborate more conveniently and effectively across their ...

    News item | 28-09-2023 | 07:27

  4. Budget Day 2023: investing in protecting the democratic rule of law

    Organised, subversive crime is having a major impact on society. Guardians of the rule of law, such as journalists and lawyers, ...

    News item | 19-09-2023 | 15:35

  5. Targeted support offered to victims of the childcare benefits scandal with children taken into care

    Victims of the childcare benefits scandal whose children were also involuntarily taken into care will receive a letter from ...

    News item | 18-09-2023 | 17:00

  6. Cabinet prioritises outstanding child support

    Outstanding child support is now given priority in the settlement of debts. This will ensure that parents entitled to child ...

    News item | 15-09-2023 | 14:30

  7. Additional reception places required for refugees from Ukraine

    Some 97,000 municipal reception places will be required for refugees from Ukraine as of 1 February 2024. This signifies an ...

    News item | 04-09-2023 | 15:49

  8. Temporary protection for third country nationals from Ukraine ends on 4 September 2023

    As of 4 September 2023, the Temporary Protection Directive for fugitives from Ukraine will no longer apply to third country ...

    News item | 29-08-2023 | 15:50

  9. Cabinet prohibits Holocaust denial

    It will become explicitly prohibited to publicly condone, deny or trivialize the horrors of the Holocaust. The Cabinet has ...

    News item | 14-07-2023 | 14:51

  10. Increased customization of sentencing

    Sentencing can be made more suitable and person-centred. This is the outcome of an investigatory analysis of the current ...

    News item | 13-07-2023 | 17:00