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Koenders urges G-8 to take action

Development minister Bert Koenders is deeply concerned about the G-8 Summit that started today. ‘The commitments agreed on paper ...

News item | 07-07-2008 | 11:29

Capture and storage of carbon dioxide central to international conference organised by the Netherlands and Saudi Arabia

The Netherlands and Saudi Arabia are organising a two-day international conference in The Hague on 30 June and 1 July 2008, ...

News item | 05-06-2008 | 15:24

Koenders receives report from Friends of the Earth Netherlands

On 25 February, development minister Bert Koenders was presented with a report entitled ‘Losing Ground’ by Friends of the Earth ...

News item | 27-02-2008 | 10:02

Netherlands supports environmental protection in Great Lakes region

The Netherlands signed a unique agreement on Wednesday in the Ugandan capital Kampala. Also signed by Rwanda, the Democratic ...

News item | 22-02-2008 | 10:20

Koenders in Monaco to discuss climate policy funding

At the Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GMEF) in Monaco yesterday, development minister Bert Koenders moderated the morning ...

News item | 22-02-2008 | 10:17

Netherlands backs curbs on deforestation in developing countries

On behalf of the Dutch government, development minister Bert Koenders is making 15 million euros available for an initiative to ...

News item | 07-12-2007 | 14:47

Koenders travels to Aceh, Kalimantan, Jakarta and Bali

On Wednesday 5 December, development minister Bert Koenders will set off on an eight-day visit to Indonesia. The visit’s main ...

News item | 04-12-2007 | 15:03

Timmermans attends Sharm el Sheikh EU-Africa meeting

Minister for European affairs Frans Timmermans is representing the Netherlands at the EU-Africa ministerial meeting in Sharm el ...

News item | 04-12-2007 | 14:59

Climate change greatest challenge of the 21st century

‘Climate change is the greatest challenge of the 21st century.’ This is what development minister Bert Koenders said on Tuesday ...

News item | 27-11-2007 | 16:03

Timmermans welcomes transatlantic talks on emission trading

On 29 October the European affairs minister Frank Timmermans attended the launch in Lisbon of an international platform that will ...

News item | 30-10-2007 | 09:17