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Dutch approach to water among CNN top 10 of best ideas

American news channel CNN has acclaimed the Dutch approach to water, which is being introduced in the US in order to protect New ...

News item | 07-01-2014 | 10:15

Government designates new areas for offshore wind farms

The government has designated new areas for the construction of offshore wind farms: off the coast of North and South Holland ...

News item | 20-12-2013 | 17:07

Mekong Delta Plan opens a new chapter in our partnership with the Vietnamese water sector, says Melanie Schultz van Haegen

In Hanoi today, Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment Melanie Schultz van Haegen presented the Dutch-Vietnamese Mekong ...

News item | 18-12-2013 | 16:44

Minister Schultz appointed vice chair of global panel for water and disasters

Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment has been appointed Vice Chair of the High Level Experts and ...

News item | 07-12-2013 | 16:25

Minister Mansveld: a step closer to a new climate agreement

Minister Wilma Mansveld of Environment is “relatively positive” about the results of the UN Climate Summit in Warsaw. "We are a ...

News item | 25-11-2013 | 15:37

State Secretary Mansveld and South Africa sign water agreement

On Friday 22 November, State Secretary Mansveld of Infrastructure & the Environment and the South African Minister for Water and ...

News item | 25-11-2013 | 11:24

Minister Mansveld: every country needed to tackle climate change worldwide

Every country should make an effort to combat climate change. It is vital that all countries participate in the new climate ...

News item | 22-11-2013 | 14:29

Dordrecht, Marken and IJssel-Vecht delta to be test area for “multi-layered” protection against flooding

Dordrecht should become a self-reliant island. The residents of Marken and the IJssel-Vecht delta should not only be protected ...

News item | 19-11-2013 | 16:32

Minister Mansveld: broad global participation crucial to new climate agreement

This week, Minister Wilma Mansveld (The Environment) is attending the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 19) in Warsaw. She is the ...

News item | 19-11-2013 | 09:30

Mansveld: Biokerosene Agreement, Chain Agreement on Recycling Plastic and Green Deals

State Secretary Mansveld (Infrastructure and the Environment) is focusing her efforts on sustainable fuel for aeroplanes. ...

News item | 15-11-2013 | 16:30