The Netherlands is one of the 28 member states of the European Union (EU). We work with our fellow member states to ensure a strong Union. EU member states can join forces in a wide variety of areas, including trade, security, agriculture and fisheries, and the environment and climate. The Netherlands influences EU policy in all these areas.
Champions grow through competition
15-05-2019 | 11:00
Openness, cooperation and audacity have brought the European Union and its member states unmatched prosperity. But over the last ...
Prime Minister Mark Rutte to receive German Chancellor Angela Merkel
05-10-2018 | 14:01
On Wednesday 10 October 2018 Prime Minister Mark Rutte will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at his office in The Hague. ...
Statement Prime Minister Rutte after the informal European Council in Salzburg
20-09-2018 | 15:30
Today, Prime Minister Rutte was present at an informal meeting of the European Council in Salzburg about internal security and ...