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New legislation will improve gender diversity on corporate boards

An appointment quota to improve gender diversity on corporate boards has been adopted. Today, the Dutch Senate passed the bill ...

News item | 29-09-2021 | 14:27

Budget Day 2021: invest in the stability of the rule of law

The increasingly ruthless violence being perpetrated by organised criminals is placing growing pressure on the stability of the ...

News item | 21-09-2021 | 13:15

Action against possession of weapons among young people: Drop your knife and do something with your life

Today sees the start of a new campaign, Drop your knife and do something with your life, to combat knife possession among young ...

News item | 13-09-2021 | 07:00

Grapperhaus visits Turkey

Minister of Justice and Security Grapperhaus has paid a two-day working visit to Turkey. Among others, Grapperhaus spoke with ...

News item | 08-09-2021 | 14:30

Focus on Afghanistan: Netherlands worked day and night on evacuation

The Netherlands made every effort, together with allies, to ensure that evacuations took place smoothly. The local embassy team ...

News item | 24-08-2021 | 15:44

Grapperhaus asks Dutch Safety Board to investigate security situations

The Dutch Safety Board (OVV) has been asked by Minister Grapperhaus of Justice and Security to investigate what lessons can be ...

News item | 24-08-2021 | 14:29

Procedure after evacuation from Afghanistan

The Netherlands is doing everything possible to enable the evacuations from Afghanistan. Emergency reception facilities are ...

News item | 18-08-2021 | 10:55

The Netherlands pulls out all the stops for evacuations from Kabul

The Netherlands is doing all it can to facilitate the evacuation of people from Afghanistan. Various steps have been taken to ...

News item | 17-08-2021 | 12:23

No restrictions for on-site learning but other measures against COVID-19 extended

This week saw the 22 millionth dose of vaccine administered. The Netherlands now has high vaccination coverage and the figure is ...

News item | 13-08-2021 | 19:10

Working from home the norm once more and additional fresh air rule

Work from home unless it is impossible and ensure a good flow of fresh air indoors. This was the advice of Prime Minister Mark ...

News item | 19-07-2021 | 00:00