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Dutch government can do more to reduce the use of plastic

Apart from promoting the recycling of plastic packaging, the Dutch government also needs to make plans to reduce the production ...

News item | 15-05-2019 | 11:34

Billions placed in revolving funds but little accountability

The Dutch government is increasingly using revolving funds to achieve social goals, for example to encourage domestic energy ...

News item | 16-04-2019 | 17:30

Cyber security of critical water structures not watertight

There is scope for further improving the way in which tunnels, bridges, locks and dams are protected from cyber threats. Although ...

News item | 28-03-2019 | 10:00

Falling student numbers forcing MBO sector to reconsider real estate

Falling student numbers in the secondary vocational education (MBO) sector will exert pressure on college budgets and raise ...

News item | 25-03-2019 | 12:00

Annual Report 2018: Sticking to the facts

2018 was the year in which the Netherlands Court of Audit strengthened its staff establishment again following the reorganisation ...

News item | 21-03-2019 | 10:00

Biggest defence procurement project ever is a lesson for the future

Netherlands Court of Audit bundles 20 years of auditing the JSF Lessons can be learnt from the Dutch government’s involvement in ...

News item | 06-03-2019 | 11:30

Clarify the Minister of Finance’s decision-making on DNB’s mitigation of risks

Conflicting interests as shareholder of DNB and guardian of the public purse An audit by the Netherlands Court of Audit has found ...

News item | 19-02-2019 | 18:30

Cooperation with SAIs in South-East Africa

At a formal Kick-Off Meeting in South Africa’s Pretoria Member of the Board of the Netherlands Court of Audit Mr Ewout Irrgang ...

News item | 04-02-2019 | 14:38

Many European countries fail to meet air quality standards

Many European countries are failing to comply with international and European standards on air quality. Moreover, many ...

News item | 30-01-2019 | 12:00

A year after the disaster, little aid actually spent on

Half of the Netherlands' € 550 million aid contribution allocated to projects The country of Sint-Maarten needs more than just ...

News item | 13-12-2018 | 12:45