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Minister Schultz advocates for more attention for water-related disaster prevention

At the meeting of the High Level Experts and Leaders Panel on Water and Disasters (HELP), Minister Schultz van Haegen ...

News item | 02-06-2014 | 10:55

Government to tackle nuisance caused by fireworks

In the Netherlands, many people usher in the New Year with fireworks. The Minister of Security and Justice, Ivo Opstelten, and ...

News item | 23-05-2014 | 18:04

Better maritime safety and working conditions

Safety and working conditions at sea will be improved In the near future.  As of 1 May 2014, the education and training ...

News item | 02-05-2014 | 09:44

Drinking water quality requires additional attention

The quality of drinking water in the Netherlands is very high and the manufacturing price of drinking water is low. Production is ...

News item | 25-04-2014 | 09:01

Significant fall in road deaths in 2013

In the Netherlands, 570 people lost their lives in road traffic accidents in 2013. That is 80 fewer than in the previous year, ...

News item | 24-04-2014 | 09:42

Government opts for European train safety system

Dutch railways tracks and trains will be equipped for safety purposes with the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS), ...

News item | 11-04-2014 | 15:48

Jakarta hides behind the wings of Garuda

A dam and a series of islands just off the coast, shaped like the mythical bird Garuda, can protect the Indonesian capital ...

News item | 07-04-2014 | 19:56

Minister Schultz presents flood protection Master Plan in Jakarta

Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) presented the Dutch-Indonesian National Capital Integrated ...

News item | 02-04-2014 | 11:43

State Secretary Mansveld makes working visit to Brazil

From 31 March to 4 April, State Secretary Mansveld (Infrastructure & the Environment) will visit Brasilia and Sao Paulo in order ...

News item | 31-03-2014 | 10:42

Minister Schultz to lead water mission to Indonesia

From 30 March to 4 April, Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment will be leading a trade mission to ...

News item | 28-03-2014 | 12:08