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Successful test with first self-driving bus on a public road

In July, the bus lane between Schiphol Airport and Haarlem saw the first operational test run by a self-driving bus outside a...

News item | 28-07-2016 | 15:15

European air pollution agreement halves mortality rate

On 30 June, the Member States, the European Commission, and the European Parliament signed an agreement regarding a new...

News item | 01-07-2016 | 17:14

Trial on North Sea to clean up plastic soup

At the presentation of Boyan Slat’s invention, Minister Dijksma (Infrastructure and the Environment) reiterated her support for...

News item | 23-06-2016 | 14:36

EU member states sign declaration for more international goods transport by rail

During the three-day TEN-T conference, the 28 member states of the EU, together with Norway and Switzerland, discussed the...

News item | 23-06-2016 | 11:06

Minister Schultz: Dutch infrastructure energy neutral by 2030

In fourteen years’ time, the Dutch main road system and water network will be operating in a fully energy neutral manner. This...

News item | 13-06-2016 | 12:58

Flying drones safely campaign launched

In June 2016, various stations in the Netherlands broadcast items pointing out the regulations in force for flying drones....

News item | 01-06-2016 | 10:30

Dutch Minister for the Environment: focus on climate trade missions

In the years ahead, the Netherlands will be specialising in climate trade missions. Dutch Minister for the Environment Dijksma...

News item | 27-05-2016 | 11:03

Minister Schultz launches International Delta Coalition

Today, Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment officially kicked off the International Delta...

News item | 10-05-2016 | 12:32

Christiana Figueres Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau

Today, Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), was...

News item | 10-05-2016 | 10:45

The Netherlands and Indonesia sign maritime collaborative agreement

The Netherlands and Indonesia will intensify their maritime collaboration in the field of port development, shipbuilding, and...

News item | 26-04-2016 | 09:08

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