Norms and values campaign success

A campaign to improve standards of behaviour in the Netherlands, launched four years ago, has been a success, claims a leaked report from the prime minister’s department. ‘It has increased awareness of norms and values in society,’ says the report, which was obtained by RTL Nieuws. ‘Behaviour which goes against accepted norms has become an issue.’

The report says that 40 measures have been implemented to reduce rudeness and intolerance, ranging from efforts to reduce litter, increasing safety on trains and the start of nationalisation ceremonies.

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