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Cyber security of border controls at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is not adequate

An audit by the Netherlands Court of Audit has revealed that the cyber security of the border controls operated by Dutch border ...

News item | 20-04-2020 | 09:00

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

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

Stricter checks of JSF invoices

Audit leads to supplementary agreement with the US The invoices the Netherlands receives from the United States for the ...

News item | 31-10-2018 | 00:00

UN mission to Mali: shortcomings in training, materiel and maintenance

Mission pressure is a risk to the readiness of the armed forces Lack of equipment, inadequate training, spare parts that don’t ...

News item | 13-06-2018 | 10:26

Dollar exchange rate risks to procurement of JSF

In a letter to the House of Representatives of 19 January 2016, the Court of Audit considered the risk of the higher euro/dollar ...

News item | 19-01-2016 | 13:22

Court critical about information on procurement of JSF and transition to JSF

In its letter to the Dutch House of Representatives on 10 February, the Netherlands Court of Audit makes a number of critical ...

News item | 10-02-2015 | 15:09

President Stuiveling calls for greater transparency in NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the dozens of entities that operate within it could improve their public ...

News item | 24-11-2014 | 10:14

Public accountability for NATO expenditure: small rays of hope but limited transparency

Quarter of IBAN audit opinions for 2013 qualified or adverse Despite the many small steps taken to enhance transparency, public ...

News item | 18-11-2014 | 10:16

Comments on the Ministry of Defence’s ambitions

In a letter to the House of Representatives of 14 October 2014, the Court of Audit makes a number of comments on the Ministry of ...

News item | 14-10-2014 | 08:38

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