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Deposit on small plastic bottles to reduce street litter

1 July 2021 will see the introduction of a deposit on small plastic bottles. This is what State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven ...

News item | 30-04-2020 | 13:20

Joining forces to help stranded Dutch travellers; Reporting centre bijzonderebijstandbuitenland.nl

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Dutch Association of Insurers, the Dutch Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators ...

News item | 23-03-2020 | 14:00

Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen imposes use of cleaner fuel in aviation sector

Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Water Management) wants the Netherlands to play a pioneering role in Europe ...

News item | 04-03-2020 | 11:25

Cleaner water and free passage for migratory fish in the river Rhine

New agreements between the Rhine basin countries will boost the riverbanks’ resilience against waterlogging and further improve ...

News item | 14-02-2020 | 15:45

Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen: re-designing the Netherlands to cope with weather extremes

Rendering the Netherlands resilient against extreme weather, such as torrential rain and prolonged drought, requires additional ...

News item | 16-01-2020 | 11:27

The Netherlands takes a seat on the International Maritime Organization Council

During the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Assembly, the Netherlands was elected to the IMO Council. For the next two ...

News item | 29-11-2019 | 11:02

Mr Ban Ki-Moon, Prime Minister Rutte, and Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen kick off Climate Commission Year of Action

At the UN Climate Summit in New York, prominent delegates such as former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, Dutch Prime Minister ...

News item | 24-09-2019 | 21:07

Miami new operating base for Dutch climate expertise office

The American city of Miami has taken the initiative to set up an office of the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA). It will be a ...

News item | 23-09-2019 | 15:00

Basics up to par: additional funding for maintenance of roads, waterways, and railroads

The Dutch infrastructure ranks among the world’s best. Its roads, railroads, bicycle tracks, canals, and rivers are being used by ...

News item | 17-09-2019 | 15:15

King, Queen and Prime Minister to attend the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander, Her Majesty Queen Máxima and Prime Minister Mark Rutte are to attend the 74th Session of the ...

News item | 09-09-2019 | 14:20