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Knapen speaks to NGOs about deforestation in Kalimantan

Ben Knapen, the Minister for European Affairs and International Cooperation, has addressed representatives of Indonesian NGOs ...

News item | 07-07-2011 | 12:58

11 November – Sustainability Day 2010

This Thursday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be marking Sustainability Day 2010. Sustainable operational management is a ...

News item | 08-11-2010 | 00:00

80 countries underline importance ‘The Hague Roadmap for Action’

Ministers from 80 countries underlined the importance of the "The Hague Roadmap for Action" at It’s Down 2 Earth, the ...

News item | 05-11-2010 | 13:56

Electrically powered vehicles are booming

The Dutch approach to electric cars works. Good co-operation between private and public parties has resulted in major first steps ...

News item | 13-09-2010 | 09:05

Dutch business community goes electric in Shanghai

Today, Dutch Transport Minister Eurlings and Peter Bakker, CEO of TNT, revealed the first fully electrically powered car for the ...

News item | 07-09-2010 | 09:08

Apache first heli in the world to fly on biofuel

For the very first time in history, a helicopter has flown on biofuel. On 17 June at Gilze Rijen Air Base, an Apache AH-64D ...

News item | 23-06-2010 | 16:41

Eurlings launches the use of LHVs by Coca-Cola

Today, Camiel Eurlings, Minister of Transport, Public Works and Water Management, officially launched the use of the first ...

News item | 24-05-2010 | 09:26

International conference on agriculture, food security and climate

At the beginning of November the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation will host a conference on agriculture, ...

News item | 17-05-2010 | 15:19

5 million euros for ‘Driving on hydrogen’

The Minister of Transport, Public Works and Water Management, Camiel Eurlings, is making five million euros available for ...

News item | 13-01-2010 | 09:58

Verhagen to accompany Queen on State visit to Mexico

Foreign minister Maxime Verhagen will accompany HM Queen Beatrix and HRH Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Máxima on their ...

News item | 02-11-2009 | 09:00