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  1. European funding for Dutch infrastructure

    This year, the Netherlands will receive a EUR 62 million grant from the European Commission, intended for infrastructure ...

    News item | 16-07-2020 | 15:27

  2. Faster train travel to London

    On 7 July 2020 in Brussels, the Netherlands, France, Belgium, and the United Kingdom signed the treaties enabling faster train ...

    News item | 08-07-2020 | 13:56

  3. State Secretary Van Veldhoven launches new campaign to combat packaging waste

    Along with manufacturers, State Secretary Van Veldhoven (Environment) is launching a new campaign to combat packaging waste, as ...

    News item | 03-07-2020 | 10:05

  4. Government offers financial support to KLM as a result of the corona crisis

    The Dutch government supports KLM for an amount of 3.4 billion euros. The support consists of a guarantee for bank loans of up to ...

    News item | 26-06-2020 | 08:00

  5. 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

  6. Joining forces to help stranded Dutch travellers; Reporting centre

    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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Study: shopkeepers see substantial reduction in use of plastic bags

    Since the introduction of the ban on giving out free plastic bags, shopkeepers have seen consumers alter their behaviour. Now ...

    News item | 24-04-2017 | 09:53