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January 13, 2016 Foreign minister Bert Koenders and travel expert Floortje Dessing have launched a new central helpline for travellers. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs can now be reached 24 hours a day, seven days a week at +31 247 247 247 for practical travel tips and assistance. Travellers abroad can also contact the Ministry online and via Twitter. It is estimated that about 3,000 people per day will use the new services.

August 18, 2015 The Human Rights Tulip is awarded by the Dutch government to human rights defenders who work in courageous and innovative ways, making them an inspiration to others. The nomination process for the Human Rights Tulip 2016 has ended. Thank you for sending in so many nominations! For any questions about your nomination you can contact The final ranking for the voting process for the Dutch Human Rights Tulip 2016 will be published in September 2016 on

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