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Ban on incoming flights from India as of 18.00 on Monday 26 April

From Monday 26 April 2021 at 18.00 there will be a ban on all incoming passenger flights from India. This was decided by the ...

News item | 26-04-2021 | 13:47

Dutch Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen speaks during President Biden’s climate summit

Today, Dutch Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (Infrastructure and Water Management) will be participating in the Leaders Summit on ...

News item | 22-04-2021 | 17:40

Van Veldhoven: some of the Green Deal agreements should be adopted worldwide

Agreements made in the European Green Deal about the obligatory reuse of materials should be adopted worldwide. This would ...

News item | 15-04-2021 | 00:01

European Year of Rail in pursuit of more and better European train connections

The European Year of Rail commenced on 29 March 2021. Even though the Covid-19 crisis is limiting our travel opportunities, this ...

News item | 30-03-2021 | 16:50

The circular economy is crucial to achieving the Paris climate goals

The Netherlands en the Finnish innovation fund SITRA to host online World Circular Economy Forum = Climate on 15-16 april 2021. ...

News item | 24-03-2021 | 15:02

Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen facilitates construction of hydrogen vessel

Hydrogen to power inland vessels: to boost this development, Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen is earmarking 4 million euros for the ...

News item | 15-03-2021 | 11:24

The Netherlands setting up international EV charging test centre

The Netherlands will have a new international test centre where companies may test their electric cars, buses, trucks, and ...

News item | 08-03-2021 | 14:30

New agreements on urban deliveries without CO2 emission

No more exhaust fumes from lorries or commercial vans in the city. To achieve this goal, municipalities, stakeholders from the ...

News item | 11-02-2021 | 12:29

World first in the Netherlands: first passenger flight performed with sustainable synthetic kerosene

For the first time worldwide, a passenger flight partly flown on sustainably produced synthetic kerosene, was carried out in The ...

News item | 08-02-2021 | 13:07

Can deposit system becomes fact

With effect from 31 December 2022, a can deposit scheme will be introduced, according to a memorandum by State Secretary Stientje ...

News item | 03-02-2021 | 12:21