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Henk Ovink appointed as first Special Envoy for International Water Affairs for the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Ministers Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment), Ploumen (Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation) and Kamp ...

News item | 12-03-2015 | 10:30

Minister Schultz advises the World Bank on water

Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) has been appointed Chair of the Advisory Council of the Water ...

News item | 12-02-2015 | 13:36

Maritime Strategy to strengthen the Netherlands’ top position

With Rotterdam, the Netherlands boasts the largest port in Europe, the Dutch inland shipping fleet has the largest European ...

News item | 05-02-2015 | 13:43

The Netherlands to become a test country for self-driving cars

The Netherlands will become a testing ground for self-driving vehicles. As proposed by Minister Schultz van Haegen of ...

News item | 23-01-2015 | 13:26

The Netherlands advocates speed in tackling emission of greenhouse gases

At the end of October, the EU Member States set down agreements involving a reduction of at least 40 per cent of the emission of ...

News item | 18-12-2014 | 11:08

New National Water Plan focuses on spatial planning

The Netherlands will be safer if we take more account of water issues in the spatial design of rural and urban areas. The New ...

News item | 12-12-2014 | 13:43

Two Green Deals for a cleaner sea and beach

We need to reduce the amount of litter ending up in the North Sea. The national government, the fishing sector and the beach ...

News item | 24-11-2014 | 12:19

More Dutch water expertise in Egypt

Egypt would like greater collaboration with the Dutch water sector. Today, Minister Schultz van Haegen (Ministry of ...

News item | 06-11-2014 | 15:55

Eindhoven Airport Decree to go into effect

Eindhoven Airport can develop further and take over some of the growth of Schiphol Airport step by step. This strengthens ...

News item | 17-10-2014 | 10:33

Ministry of Infrastructure & the Environment to purchase sustainable fuel for air travel

With effect from April 2015, the Ministry of Infrastructure & the Environment intends to purchase sustainable fuel for its ...

News item | 15-10-2014 | 10:19