Result procedural meeting Monday 28 July 2014 about the repatriation mission
On Monday 28 July 2014 the standing committee on Foreign Affairs, the standing committee on Security and Justice and the standing committee on Defence held a procedural meeting about the repatriation mission. The outcome? A briefing at civil service level to be held on Monday afternoon and a committee debate with the Cabinet on Tuesday 29 July.
Summary debate report about the MH17 disaster
On Friday 25 July, the standing committee on Foreign Affairs, was informed about the current situation with regard to the MH17 disaster.
Meeting about MH17 disaster on Friday 25 July
On Friday 25 July the standing committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives will hold a debate about the flight MH17 disaster, from 10.00 hrs until ca 12.00 hrs.
Summary briefing report about the MH17 disaster
A summary report in English of the briefing given by the Dutch Cabinet to the House of Representatives on the MH17 disaster is now available online.
Speaker and parliamentary party leaders return from visit to Africa
This week, the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the leaders of political parties in the House of Representatives paid a working visit to the Royal Netherlands Navy frigate HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën off the coast of Tanzania.
Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry into Housing Associations conducts public hearings
The Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry into Housing Associations is carrying out an inquiry into the structure and the functioning of the housing association sector.
House of Representatives opens its doors on Architecture Day
Come to the House of Representatives on Architecture Day, Saturday 21 June 2014, and visit the new part of the building complex. It was built in 1992 and links together several older buildings.
Report 'Ahead in Europe' adopted by the House of Representatives
On Tuesday may 20th the House of Representatives adopted the report 'Ahead in Europe – on the role of the Tweede Kamer and national parliaments in the European Union'.
Speaker asks for greater influence for national parliaments in EU legislative process
Monday 7 April, the Speaker of the Netherlands’ House of Representatives, Anouchka van Miltenburg, addressed her European colleagues at the Conference of Speakers of European Union Parliaments, in Vilnius. In her keynote speech she asked for augmentation of the EU
legislative process that would allow National Parliaments to be of greater influence.
Speakers of Dutch Senate and House attend opening Nuclear Security Summit
The Speakers of the Dutch Senate and House of Representatives will attend the opening ceremony of the Nuclear Security Summit 2014 in The Hague. The summit will officially be opened on Monday 24 March at 3 PM in the World Forum The Hague.