Motorists travelling between Amsterdam, The Hague and Rotterdam should be prepared for disruptions during March 24th and 25th. The same applies to the area around Wassenaar, Leiden, Katwijk, Noordwijk, the ‘Bollenstreek’ and Haarlemmermeer. Read more
The Netherlands is hopeful that the NSS 2014 in The Hague will produce a compelling joint communiqué that is supported by all the world leaders and organisations present. Read more.
In 2009 President Obama called nuclear terrorism one of the greatest threats to international security. The chance of terrorists carrying out an attack with nuclear material is slight, but if it happened, the consequences would be enormous. For this reason the US mounted an initiative to further enhance the security all nuclear material in the world within four years. With this in mind, the first Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) was organised in Washington, DC; a second summit followed in Seoul in 2012. The Netherlands has been asked to organise the third NSS.
Reducing the amount of dangerous nuclear material in the world
Improving the security of all nuclear material and radioactive sources
Improving international cooperation
Under the NSS process, countries work to improve their nuclear security on the basis of the Washington Work Plan, which contains numerous measures and action points. In Seoul a number of additional action points were formulated and set down in the Seoul Communiqué.