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25 million euros for unique research into photosynthetic energy from plants and algae

On Friday 10 July the research programme 'Towards Biosolar Cells' was granted a budget of 25 million euros by the Dutch ...

News item | 17-07-2009 | 10:36

Timmermans on working visit to Sweden

On 26 November, Minister for European Affairs Frans Timmermans will be in Sweden on a working visit. The trip forms part of the ...

News item | 24-11-2008 | 12:35

Europeans back EU climate policy

A recent opinion poll by the European Commission has revealed that a large majority of European citizens support EU objectives in ...

News item | 15-09-2008 | 13:25

The Netherlands to invest 500 million euros in renewable energy in developing countries

On behalf of environment minister Jacqueline Cramer, development minister Bert Koenders has presented the House of ...

News item | 10-09-2008 | 14:02

Dutch Expertise deployable all over the world

Yesterday environment minister Jacqueline Cramer and Ruud Treffers, Director-General for International Cooperation at the ...

News item | 19-08-2008 | 16:36

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