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On this page you can find all news items that appeared earlier this year on our homepage. For more news and all our events follow our social media accounts!


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1 Round Table on Waste Management

The economic department of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in London organised an Exploratory Anglo-Dutch Round Table on Waste Management Synergies on 15 September 2014.

2 Speech From The Throne

On 16 September, King Willem-Alexander addressed the joint session of the Upper and Lower Houses of Parliament and set out the main features of government policy for the coming parliamentary session in the ‘Troonrede’ (Speech from the Throne).

3 Embassy closed 17/09

The Embassy will be closed from 1pm on Wednesday 17 September for the annual team-building afternoon. We’ll be back on Thursday 18 September.

4 Investigation Crash MH17

The Dutch Safety Board, an internationally formed independent commission, has issued the preliminary report on the investigation into the crash of MH17 on Tuesday September 9, 2014. The Dutch Safety Board is investigating the accident to flight MH17 which occurred at Thursday 17th of July 2014 in the region of Donetsk (Ukraine).

5 Travelling with minors

Children travelling abroad and accompanied by only one of their parents or other relatives, as well as unaccompanied minors, may be asked to prove that both parents with parental responsibility have given their consent for their journey when crossing borders.

6 Air disaster MH17

The Netherlands is deeply shocked by the terrible air disaster involving flight MH17. We mourn all those who were on board, whatever their nationality. Our thoughts are with their loved ones, friends, colleagues and acquaintances.

7 Important changes to Dutch passports

As of 1 March 2015, the way in which Dutch passports are issued worldwide will change. This will also affect Dutch nationals in the UK. From 1 March 2015, it will no longer be possible to request passports or ID cards at the consulates in Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Hull, Liverpool, Manchester or Southampton. As of this date, all applications for Dutch passports and ID cards must be made at the Dutch Embassy in London.

8 End Sexual Violence in Conflict Hack

From 10-12 June, the Dutch Embassy, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, MakeSense and Chayn will be combining forces to in an #EndSVCHack DiploHack to envision and design technical solutions to combat sexual violence in conflict.

9 Card payments at the Consular Section in London

The Consular Section at the Dutch Embassy in London is moving towards 'cards only' payment for consular services.

10 UK and Ireland flood risk experts visit the Netherlands

On 13-14 May, a group of eight British and three Irish flood experts took part in a two-day “Influentials” visit programme to the Netherlands, jointly organised by the Dutch Embassies in London and Dublin and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency.