Policy Update

Dutch Minister Sigrid Kaag wins political award for government actor with most influential 'silent power'

Minister for foreign trade and development cooperation of the Netherlands, Sigrid Kaag, has been elected 'Whisperer of the Year' by Dutch broadcast BNR Nieuwsradio. The prize was awarded to Ms. Kaag by the public audience for being perceived as the most important 'silent power' and influential person within the government in 2019.

This award is part of BNR's political podcast 'Project Binnenhof' which is documenting and reporting about the most powerful figures in the Dutch political landscape.

Press release - BNR (in Dutch)