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The Netherlands helping China to achieve cleaner air

Upon signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the Dutch Minister of Enviroment Ms Mansveld and her Chinese counterpart Chen ...

News item | 24-03-2015 | 08:00

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

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

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

Government and market join forces to make the Netherlands climate-proof

Governments, market parties, civil society organisations, knowledge institutes and educational establishments have joined forces ...

News item | 13-10-2014 | 16:46

I&M 2015 budget: investing in better connections and a cleaner living environment

In 2015, the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment will be spending 9.2 billion euros on making the Netherlands ...

News item | 16-09-2014 | 13:30

UN declaration on better product information

Conscious citizens and companies wish to know what is in their food, how sustainable products are and how they are made. This ...

News item | 02-07-2014 | 17:15

Video: Oceans Summit opens in The Hague

Urgent coordinated action is needed to restore the health of the world’s oceans and secure the long-term well-being and food ...

News item | 22-04-2014 | 18:31

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

State Secretary Mansveld modernises environmental policy

The environmental challenges of the 21st century require a modern approach. Although life has become healthier and safer over the ...

News item | 12-03-2014 | 09:04