Discrimination is the unequal treatment of persons on the grounds of certain characteristics. The government wants to prevent and combat discrimination. The Netherlands therefore has legislation that prohibits discrimination. Several agencies, such as the Public Prosecution Service and the antidiscrimination services, are involved in the fight against discrimination.
Government apologises for the Netherlands’ role in the history of slavery
19-12-2022 | 16:18
In a speech this afternoon, Prime Minister Mark Rutte apologised for the past actions of the Dutch State: to enslaved people in ...
Racism within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: ‘This is not who we want to be.’
13-12-2022 | 13:18
The global Black Lives Matter protests were one of the reasons the Ministry of Foreign Affairs commissioned an investigation on ...
Announcement of National Strategy for Combating Anti-Semitism
07-12-2022 | 09:58
On Tuesday, 6 December and Wednesday, 7 December, the National Coordinator for Combating Anti-Semitism (NCAB) will be organising ...