How does the EU ensure that its member states keep their budgets in check?
The 1992 Maastricht Treaty laid the foundation for coordination of the economic policies of the EU member states. The treaty sets ...
What are the benefits of EU grants to the Netherlands?
European resources must be spent in compliance with the rules. But even if they are, this does not mean that the money has been ...
What is the European banking union and will it prevent a future banking crisis?
The banking crisis of 2007 and 2008 laid bare vast inadequacies in the structure and practical supervision of domestic financial ...
Does the Netherlands spend EU grants in accordance with the rules?
How much does the Netherlands pay into the EU budget and how much does it receive?
The EU member states finance approximately 92% of the EU budget. Since 2021, the EU has also borrowed money. Nearly 25% of the ...
EU Law in Practice
As a member of the European Union, the Netherlands usually loses when the European Commission takes formal steps to resolve its ...
Focus on Bird Flu
The Netherlands is currently experiencing the worst outbreak of bird flu (avian influenza) since 2003. The virus is now infecting ...
Closing conference Sharaka II
Speech by Ewout Irrgang, acting President of the Netherlands Court of Audit, 12 june 2023 The Hague
Intervention in St Eustatius
A case study in the Accountability Audit of Kingdom Relations For our 2022 Accountability Audit of Kingdom Relations we ...
The role of central government in youth protection The Dutch government transferred responsibility for youth protection to ...