Internet sources in the Netherlands, Europe and international
Government theme Crime and crime preventionThe government wants to reduce crime – from drug dealing, human trafficking and cyber crime to real estate fraud and bicycle theft – by a quarter. It will ensure, for example, that the police, municipalities and intelligence services can quickly exchange descriptions of offenders, fingerprints and car registration numbers.
This theme contains information, news, documents and publications on the Dutch crime prevention policy.
Government theme Counterterrorism and national securityA terrorist attack, a flu pandemic, flooding or a power outage: these are just a few examples of the disasters and crises that could threaten the Netherlands' national security. The government has catalogued these risks so that it can better prepare for emergencies and minimise their impact. This theme contains information, news, documents and publications on actions before and during crisis and disasters, national security, combating jihadism, counterterrorism alert system, protection of the civil infrastructure and international cooperation in crisis management.
Inspectorate of Justice and Security (IJenV)The Inspectorate of Justice and Security contributes to a just and safe society. The Inspectorate achieves this by supervising the implementing organisations of the Ministry of Justice and Security. Through investigations, the Inspectorate provides insight into the quality of the performance of tasks and compliance with the rules and norms. In so doing, it aims to signal risks and encourage improvement within organisations.
Dutch Centre for Crime Prevention and Safety (CCV)The Dutch Centre for Crime Prevention and Safety (CCV) is working to maintain safety and quality of life in the Netherlands. We make safety policy effective and achievable. To this end we provide knowledge, tools, informational material and tailor-made advice to help to create a safe living environment, a safe work environment and a safe way of living.
Cyber Security Council (CSR)The Cyber Security Council (CSR) is a national, independent advisory body of the Dutch government and the business community (through the government) composed of high-ranking representatives from public and private sector organisations and the scientific community. The CSR undertakes efforts at strategic level to bolster cyber security in the Netherlands.
The Netherlands Fire ServiceThe Netherlands Fire Service is the organisation under which all the Dutch fire brigades work together, headed by the Board of Fire Chiefs.
International Security and Defense Policy (ISDP) The ISDP-Center conducts in-depth analysis to help policy leaders make decisions about major national and international security challenges. ISDP's work spans political, security, and economic issues. The ISDP-Center is part of the RAND National Security Research Division.