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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

The Netherlands advocates for ambitious European climate policy

As early as this year, the European Union should announce the aim of a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by a minimum of 40% ...

News item | 07-02-2014 | 16:54

State Secretary Mansveld aims to halve waste

Wilma Mansveld, State Secretary for Infrastructure and the Environment aims to halve the amount of dumped and incinerated waste. ...

News item | 28-01-2014 | 11:21

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

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

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

Climate Agenda: mitigation, adaptation and business sense

Climate change is a given, but the government aims to minimise the impact of this change through an effective combination of ...

News item | 04-10-2013 | 17:14